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New car sales in Morocco up 5.7% in 2021

The Association of Automotive Importers in Morocco (AIVAM) unveiled the figures on the automotive market on Thursday. In 2021, sales of new cars in Morocco amounted to 175,360 units, up 5.7% compared to 2019, announced Adil Bennani, president of AIVAM.

By segment, the number of new registrations of passenger cars (PCs) stood at 154,123 units, up 4%, while that of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) stood at 21,237 units (+20%), Bennani said during a virtual press conference devoted to the 2021 balance sheet and the outlook for the automotive market in 2022.

During the past year, the market suffered from the semiconductor shortage. In addition, AIVAM announced that the motor show will not take place this year due to the health context.

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