April 28, 2011

Japanese Automakers’ Overseas Production Statistics:
Fourth Quarter & Annual Total, Calendar 2010

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers during the fourth quarter of calendar year 2010 totalled 3,504,821 units, a gain of 12.2% from the same quarter in the previous year. This outcome reflects expanded local production in Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America during the quarter under review.
The growth in local production worldwide is also reflected in the cumulative total for January through December 2010, which stands at 13,181,462 units, up 30.3% from the yearly total for calendar 2009.

2010 Overseas Production Data—4th Quarter (October-December 2010)
  Oct-Dec 2010
(in units)
Oct-Dec 2009
(in units)
Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 1,987,537 1,597,287 124.4
Middle East 0 0 -
Europe 354,934 346,225 102.5
(EU) 324,878 324,064 100.3
North America 815,798 879,801 92.7
(U.S.A.) 638,317 708,817 90.1
Latin America 258,462 225,520 114.6
Africa 60,817 45,075 134.9
Oceania 27,273 30,667 88.9
TOTAL 3,504,821 3,124,575 112.2

 

2010 Overseas Production Data—Annual Total (January-December 2010)

 

Jan-Dec 2010
(in units)
Jan-Dec 2009
(in units)
Chg. from Previous Year
(%, rel. to an index of 100)
Asia 7,114,097 5,145,418 138.3
Middle East 0 0 -
Europe 1,356,126 1,228,294 110.4
(EU) 1,250,226 1,136,145 110.0
North America 3,402,948 2,687,527 126.6
(U.S.A.) 2,666,084 2,108,161 126.5
Latin America 982,342 790,794 124.2
Africa 206,476 168,651 122.4
Oceania 119,473 96,836 123.4
TOTAL 13,181,462 10,117,520 130.3