Sunday, July 13, 2014
Chevrolet Philippines Achieves Record Sales for First Semester of 2014
Riding its steady momentum since last year, Chevrolet Philippines - The Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI) continues its sustained growth for the first two quarters of 2014. Chevrolet sold a total of 4,066 units for the first six months of the year, so far its all-time best half year performance. June sales totaled 701 units, resulting in one of the highest performing months for Chevrolet in the Philippines.
Chevrolet delivered a notable performance this year by achieving 79% growth compared to the same period last year. As of May 2014, Chevrolet has also garnered the ranking of 7th overall top performer in the Philippine automotive industry, from its 12th position in 2009. Hence, the Chevrolet brand is keeping its positive outlook in hitting their targets this year.
“We are thankful for the steady and consistent growth of Chevrolet in the Philippines. This is an affirmation of the exceptional quality of our products and services, and is the reason why more and more people have decided to make Chevrolet their trusted road companion. The positive increase in sales this year further attests that the Chevrolet brand has indeed captured a significant share of the hearts and minds of the market, and has continued to establish itself as a significant player in the local automotive industry,” says Atty. Alberto B. Arcilla, President and Managing Director of Chevrolet Philippines-The Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI)
The ‘Bowtie’ brand, as it has come to be known and patronized, noted that the continuously increasing demand for the Turbo-diesel powerhouse team, namely the Chevrolet brand’s current best seller- the Chevrolet Trailblazer, the Chevrolet Colorado and of course the Chevrolet Spin, continues to be the reason behind its record performance since January. The Chevrolet Trailblazer was the strongest performer in the Chevrolet line-up as it sold a total of 2,211 units in the first six months of the year, while the Chevrolet Spin sold a total of 868 units in the first semester, averaging 145 units per month.
Equipped with the improved Duramax Turbo-diesel engine and fitted with independent suspensions, the Chevrolet Trailblazer and Chevrolet Colorado can now produce 200hp at 3,600 rpm and 500 Nm of torque or pulling power and can easily go over road imperfections, maintaining a smooth comfortable ride, during long drives. Both vehicles are also equipped with the Chevrolet MyLink system, which allows you to sync your mobile devices via Bluetooth for wireless phone calls and hands free usage. In addition, it also allows you to watch movies via USB connection or play your favorite music playlist with the built in entertainment system.
Also holding one of the top rungs of Chevrolet’s best-selling units is the Chevrolet Spin, The 7-seater All-around Utility Vehicle (AUV) Chevrolet Spin provides impressive road performance and fuel efficiency with its 1.3-liter CRDi Turbo-Diesel engine with manual transmission, or 1.5-liter Dual VVTi gasoline engine with 6-speed automatic transmission and manual mode option. The Chevrolet Spin is also equipped with several comfort and convenience features such as flexible 2nd and 3rd row seat configurations and Bluetooth audio streaming perfect for any growing Filipino family’s road adventures.
Fulfilling its promise to “Find New Roads,” Chevrolet continues to endow the market with its innovative products and equally excellent service. From the mini-passenger car Chevrolet Spark, subcompact hatchback or sedan Chevrolet Sonic, compact sedan Chevrolet Cruze, to the larger and impressive models like the compact SUV Chevrolet Captiva, multi-purpose vehicle Chevrolet Orlando, as well as the new executive sedan Chevrolet Malibu; Chevrolet has designed and prepared this line-up of vehicles that will surely answer all the local market’s needs.
In addition to the brand’s continuous growth in sales, Chevrolet reinforces its aftersales program by launching campaigns and promos that enriches customer experience. Currently Chevrolet intends to showcase its excellent customer service through its FREE PMS promo. With the brand’s commitment to provide new Chevy buyers a worry-free experience in terms of going the distance, Chevrolet Philippines is offering the first 10,000 kilometer Periodic Maintenance Service (PMS) and one (1) year Motorcar Insurance for FREE when you buy your Chevrolet through a PBCOM Autoloan program from May 10 to July 31, 2014!
Chevrolet Philippines prides itself in caring for its clients and providing the complete Chevrolet Customer Experience. And clearly, the seeds and brand values which Chevrolet Phillippines -TCCCI planted in the minds and hearts of their stewards, dealer partners and the local market four years ago have begun to spring and grow. As a result, Chevrolet Philippines has marked its 22nd dealership in operation to serve the Philippine market, and expects to close the year with 29 dealerships in operation.