General Motors South Africa (GMSA), which markets the Chevrolet, Opel, and Isuzu brands, reported December 2015 sales of 5,231 vehicles, an increase of 18.6 percent, or 819 units, resulting in a market share of 10.6 percent. The sales result is quite impressive considering that domestic sales during December 2015 declined 4.2 percent across the industry compared to December 2014. GMSA markets the Chevrolet, Opel, and Isuzu brands.
Sales were mainly driven by superb performance of Light Commercial Vehicles, which accounted for 2,054 sales of the Isuzu KB, the highest sales volume month for the vehicle since 2006, and just under 1,000 sales Chevrolet Utilities. Isuzu KB sales volumes increased by 5 percent versus the same period last year while Chevrolet Utility improved by 3 percent.