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The right place at the right time: Haval’s success in SA is all about timing

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2021 Haval Jolion
2021 Haval Jolion

Remember when you were younger (or even now), and your parents used to say, 'Be patient; the time will come". To you, at the time, it might have sounded like a delay tactic, but mostly, parents are right and usually know what's best for you.

Based on what is currently happening in South Africa's automotive market, Haval followed that advice, and the monthly sales figures speak for themselves. Using the Naamsa statistics from October 2022 as a standout bookmark, the brand sold a mammoth 1 827 units, with the Jolion and H6 the overwhelming favourites, with 867 and 956 derivatives finding new homes, respectively. Furthermore, they outsold established brands like Ford, Kia and Nissan in terms of passenger vehicles.

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