March 30, 2009

February 2009 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for February 2009

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in February 2009 was recorded as 481,396 units. Compared with the 1,098,245 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 616,849 units or 56.2%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for five consecutive months.

February 2009 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 403,144 units, down 544,016 units or 57.4%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
159,748 units, down 409,119 units or 71.9%
Small cars 134,008 units, down 118,242 units or 46.9%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
109,388 units, down 16,655 units or 13.2%

2) Trucks: 71,693 units, down 65,968 units or 47.9%
Standard truck vehicles 24,004 units, down 42,754 units or 64.0%
Small trucks 16,572 units, down 15,095 units or 47.7%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
31,117 units, down 8,119 units or 20.7 %

3) Buses: 6,559 units, down 6,865 units or 51.1%
Large buses 744 units, down 439 units or 37.1%
Small buses 5,815 units, down 6,426 units or 52.5%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in February 2009 stood at 380,582 vehicles, down 24.3% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

February 2009 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 324,515 units, down 24.4%
Trucks 54,784 units, down 24.2%
Buses 1,283 units, down 3.7%

Exports (result) stood at 36.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile February 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 141,127 36.0
Nissan 43,885 31.2
Mitsubishi 20,138 23.2
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,827 34.6
Mazda 40,695 39.7
Isuzu 9,259 42.2
Honda 54,748 51.6
Hino 3,924 40.9
Suzuki 72,989 72.4
Daihatsu 62,692 83.8
Subaru 26,994 58.1
Nissan Diesel 1,072 22.8
Others 46 18.5
Total 481,396 43.8

Motorcycle Production Data for February 2009

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in February 2009 was recorded as 72,719 units. Compared with the 127,045 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 54,326 units or 42.8%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for eighteen consecutive months.

February 2009 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 11,026 units, down 3,230 units or 22.7%
51 - 125cc 2,654 units, down 5,255 units or 66.4%
126 - 250cc 10,928 units, down 3,465 units or 24.1%
Over 250cc 48,111 units, down 42,376 units or 46.8%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in February 2009 stood at 30,442 units, a decrease of 20.3% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

February 2009 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 22,364 units, up 9.6%
51 - 125cc 4,052 units, down 62.2%
126 - 250cc 2,363 units, down 26.8%
Over 250cc 1,663 units, down 56.7%

Exports (result) stood at 61.0% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle February 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 23,562 69.9
Suzuki 17,519 58.0
Yamaha 19,202 43.4
Kawasaki 12,431 65.8
Others 5 33.3
Total 72,719 57.2

Automobile Export Data for February 2009

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in February 2009 was recorded as 212,107 units. Compared with the 587,825 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 375,718 units or 63.9%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for five consecutive months.

February 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 186,425 units (including 6,475 units for KD)
Down 332,224 units or 64.1%
Trucks 19,338 units (including 8,376 units for KD)
Down 36,015 units or 65.1%
Buses 6,344 units (including 538 units for KD)
Down 7,479 units or 54.1%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for February 2009 was $5,080.89 million including $3,743.45 million for vehicles and $1,337.44 million for parts. This is a decrease of $8,778.99 million or 63.3% as compared with $13,859.88 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination (February 2009)
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 18,041 38.3
Middle-East 31,371 40.4
Europe 40,541 30.8
(EU) 31,982 42.1
North America 73,883 34.0
(U.S.A). 58,860 30.0
Latin America 15,720 36.5
Africa 12,960 46.6
Oceania 18,400 43.6
Others 1,191 110.2
Total 212,107 36.1
Reference: Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile February 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 72,595 31.5
Nissan 16,811 22.4
Mazda 28,922 36.2
Mitsubishi 13,250 25.0
Isuzu 6,060 42.9
Daihatsu 2,835 25.5
Honda 29,346 62.2
Subaru 18,935 62.1
Nissan Diesel 593 28.3
Hino 2,547 46.8
Suzuki 18,210 57.4
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,003 27.9
Total 212,107 36.1

Motorcycle Export Data for February 2009

Number of Motorcycles Exported
MotoMotorcycle export in February 2009 was recorded as 74,439 units. Compared with the 122,085 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 47,646 units or 39.0%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for seventeen consecutive months.

February 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 3,793 units, up 2,074 units or 120.7%
51 - 125cc class 3,946 units, down 4,369 units or 52.5%
126 - 250cc class 8,036 units, down 5,542 units or 40.8%
Over 250cc class 58,664 units, down 39,809 units or 40.4%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for February 2009 was $540.98 million including $434.66 million for vehicles and $106.32 million for parts. This is a decrease of $339.24 million or 38.5% as compared with $880.22 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination (February 2009)
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 3,863 72.6
Middle-East 539 71.0
Europe 26,813 53.3
(EU) 25,255 52.6
North America 34,591 66.9
(U.S.A). 28,455 63.0
Latin America 1,874 32.0
Africa 2,215 80.9
Oceania 4,544 83.2
Others 0 -
Total 74,439 61.0
Reference: Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle February 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 17,787 88.3
Suzuki 26,595 53.3
Yamaha 16,177 50.6
Kawasaki 13,880 69.1
Total 74,439 61.0