October 28, 2011

Japanese Automakers' 2011 Overseas Production Statistics
(Second Quarter and First Half Cumulative, Calendar 2011)

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers in the second quarter (April through June) of calendar 2011 totalled 2,771,901 units, down 12.7% from the same quarter in the previous year.  This outcome reflects expanded local production in all regions, with the exception of Africa, during the quarter under review.
For the first half (January through June) of calendar 2011, overseas production by the automakers stood at 6,486,466 units also owing to expanded local production, except in North America and Oceania.

Calendar 2011 Second Quarter (April-June) Results
  Apr-Jun 2011
(units)
Apr-Jun 2010
(units)
Chg. (%)
from previous year*
Asia 1,614,505 1,667,130 96.8
Middle East 0 0 -
Europe 313,412 328,811 95.3
(EU) 291,868 306,733 95.2
North America 538,768 860,488 62.6
(U.S.A.) 433,990 660,205 65.7
Latin America 235,759 239,445 98.5
Africa 48,454 47,983 101.0
Oceania 21,003 31,074 67.6
TOTAL 2,771,901 3,174,931 87.3

 

Calendar 2011 First Half (January-June) Results

 

Jan-Jun 2011
(units)
Jan-Jun 2010
(units)
Chg. (%)
from previous year*
Asia 3,698,160 3,334,599 110.9
Middle East 0 0 -
Europe 698,595 690,666 101.1
(EU) 644,518 642,041 100.4
North America 1,433,505 1,753,112 81.8
(U.S.A.) 1,131,077 1,384,594 81.7
Latin America 499,782 468,323 106.7
Africa 110,183 99,705 110.5
Oceania 46,241 62,425 74.1
TOTAL 6,486,466 6,408,830 101.2
* With the previous year’s result indexed at 100.