July 30, 2015

Japanese Automakers' Overseas Production Statistics:
First Quarter of 2015, Cumulative Results for FY 2014

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers during the first quarter of calendar year 2015 totaled 4,408,121 units, a gain of 2.1% from the same quarter in the previous year. This outcome reflects expanded local production in all overseas regions, with the exception of the Europe, Africa and Oceania areas, during the quarter under review.
Fiscal year 2014 (April 2014 through March 2015) witnessed higher local production in all regions, with the exception of the Africa and Oceania areas, with the 17,567,171 units for that year an increase of 4.1% over fiscal 2013.

2015 Overseas Production: First Quarter of 2015
  Jan. 2015 – Mar. 2015 Jan. 2014 – Mar. 2014 Chg. from Previous Year
Asia 2,253,574 2,237,480 100.7%
Middle East 154 0
Europe 443,460 459,364 96.5%
  EU 373,940 395,055 94.7%
North America 1,192,758 1,185,681 100.6%
  U.S.A. 954,826 972,684 98.2%
Latin America 443,398 349,593 126.8%
Africa 57,458 66,059 87.0%
Oceania 17,319 19,028 91.0%
TOTAL 4,408,121 4,317,205 102.1%

 

2015 Overseas Production: FY2014 Total (April 2014 - March 2015)
  Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015 Apr. 2013 Mar. 2014 Chg. from Previous Year
Asia 9,128,723 9,017,379 101.2%
Middle East 750 0
Europe 1,638,304 1,623,342 100.9%
  EU 1,360,937 1,415,907 96.1%
North America 4,792,846 4,581,171 104.6%
  U.S.A. 3,795,493 3,669,484 103.4%
Latin America 1,684,892 1,311,917 128.4%
Africa 233,240 234,860 99.3%
Oceania 88,416 102,590 86.2%
TOTAL 17,567,171 16,871,259 104.1%