January 31, 2010

Japanese Automakers' 2010 Overseas Production Statistics:
Third Quarter & Three Quarters Cumulative of Calendar 2010

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers in the third quarter of calendar year 2010 totalled 3,269,798 units, an increase of 18.9% from the same quarter in the previous year. This outcome reflects expanded local production worldwide except in Europe during the quarter under review.
The growth in local production worldwide is also reflected in the cumulative total for January through September 2010, which stands at 9,681,057 units, up 38.4% from the same three-quarter period in 2009.

2010 Overseas Production Data—3rd Quarter (July-September 2010)
  Jul-Sep 2010
(in units)
Jul-Sep 2009
(in units)
Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 1,793,957 1,385,439 129.5
Middle East 0 0 -
Europe 310,526 335,626 92.5
(EU) 283,307 308,741 91.8
North America 834,029 742,987 112.3
(U.S.A.) 643,164 590,871 108.9
Latin America 255,557 214,780 119.0
Africa 45,954 45,220 101.6
Oceania 29,775 25,247 117.9
TOTAL 3,269,798 2,749,299 118.9

 

2010 Overseas Production Data—First Three Quarters (January-September 2010)

 

Jan - Sep 2010
(units)
Jan - Sep 2009
(units)
Chg. from prev. year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 5,130,941 3,548,131 144.6
Middle East 0 0 -
Europe 1,001,192 882,069 113.5
(EU) 925,348 812,081 113.9
North America 2,587,185 1,807,726 143.1
(U.S.A.) 2,027,758 1,399,344 144.9
Latin America 723,880 565,274 128.1
Africa 145,659 123,576 117.9
Oceania 92,200 66,169 139.3
TOTAL 9,681,057 6,992,945 138.4