Malaysia’s 2015 new-vehicle sales are forecast to rise 3.2% year-on-year to 685,950 units thanks to new model launches with competitive pricing and a stable economy. But, Frost & Sullivan adds, an increase in the overall cost of ownership of vehicles and a tightening of credit by financial institutions likely will hamper further sales growth. Senior Partner Kavan Mukhtyar says OEMs may opt for campaigns such as low interest rates and free maintenance programs to boost sales. Frost ...

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