5 Jun 2013

New car registrations surge in May

1:23 pm on 5 June 2013

New car registrations in May were at their highest level for that month in 23 years.

The Motor Industry Association says Toyota was market leader in May with more than 19% of the 6,347 registrations. Holden was second with just over 10% of registrations.

The top selling models were commercial vehicles made by Ford and Toyota, while the Holden Captiva was the top selling passenger car model.