July 30, 2009

June 2009 and the First Half of Calendar Year 2009
Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for June 2009

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in June 2009 was recorded as 683,958 units. Compared with the 1,036,428 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 352,470 units or 34.0%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for nine consecutive months.

June 2009 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 597,948 units, down 289,962 units or 32.7%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
316,172 units, down 215,124 units or 40.5%
Small cars 175,452 units, down 61,443 units or 25.9%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
106,324 units, down 13,395 units or 11.2%

2) Trucks: 79,425 units, down 57,338 units or 41.9%
Standard truck vehicles 27,362 units, down 39,275 units or 58.9%
Small trucks 18,813 units, down 11,369 units or 37.7%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
33,250 units, down 6,694 units or 16.8 %

3) Buses: 6,585 units, down 5,170 units or 44.0%
Large buses 766 units, down 163 units or 17.5%
Small buses 5,819 units, down 5,007 units or 46.2%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in June 2009 stood at 382,285 vehicles, down 14.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

June 2009 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 319,386 units, down 12.2%
Trucks 62,085 units, down 24.1%
Buses 814 units, down 32.1%

Exports (result) stood at 54.0% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile June 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 251,171 68.8
Nissan 78,097 65.8
Mitsubishi 32,904 45.1
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,555 39.1
Mazda 68,735 71.6
Isuzu 8,369 33.8
Honda 73,020 69.4
Hino 5,351 52.6
Suzuki 71,737 65.0
Daihatsu 57,293 81.4
Subaru 31,194 67.3
Nissan Diesel 1,498 35.4
Others 34 15.0
Total 683,958 66.0

Automobile Production Data for the First Half of Calendar Year 2009 (January 2009 - June 2009)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production for the First Half of Calendar Year 2009 (January 2009 - June 2009) was recorded as 3,321,651 units. Compared with the 6,059,185 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 2,737,534 units or 45.2%, and production decrease after eight years of upturn.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2009 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 2,850,246 units, down 2,358,195 units or 45.3%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
1,296,337 units, down 1,845,629 units or 58.7%
Small cars 909,503 units, down 456,598 units or 33.4%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
644,406 units, down 55,968 units or 8.0%
2) Trucks: 434,228 units, down 346,043 units or 44.3%
Standard truck vehicles 140,808 units, down 238,452 units or 62.9%
Small trucks 104,031 units, down 72,853 units or 41.2%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
189,389 units, down 34,738 units or 15.5 %
3) Buses: 37,177 units, down 33,296 units or 47.2%
Large buses 3,836 units, down 2,515 units or 39.6%
Small buses 33,341 units, down 30,781 units or 48.0%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales for the First Half of Calendar Year 2009 stood at 2,186,738 vehicles, a decrease of 21.5%.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2009 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 1,844,015 units, down 20.8%
Trucks 335,504 units, down 25.2%
Buses 7,219 units, down 17.2%

Exports (result) stood at 40.9% as compared with the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile The First Half of Calendar Year 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 1,101,021 51.0
Nissan 344,891 48.3
Mitsubishi 161,380 35.8
Mitsubishi Fuso 21,081 33.8
Mazda 280,058 49.5
Isuzu 43,253 32.7
Honda 376,363 62.9
Hino 26,015 46.4
Suzuki 442,432 71.2
Daihatsu 350,167 85.3
Subaru 166,773 63.8
Nissan Diesel 7,943 30.7
Others 274 19.7
Total 3,321,651 54.8

Motorcycle Production Data for June 2009

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in June 2009 was recorded as 49,403 units. Compared with the 85,691 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 36,288 units or 42.3%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for twenty two consecutive months.

June 2009 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 13,152 units, down 3,456 units or 20.8%
51 - 125cc 5,187 units, down 12,155 units or 70.1%
126 - 250cc 8,243 units, down 3,720 units or 31.1%
Over 250cc 22,821 units, down 16,957 units or 42.6%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in June 2009 stood at 31,831 units, a decrease of 30.3% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

June 2009 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 22,148units,down 4.8%
51 - 125cc 3,401 units, down 70.6%
126 - 250cc 3,605 units, down 23.0%
Over 250cc 2,677 units, down 56.5%

Exports (result) stood at 51.9% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle June 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 17,800 59.1
Suzuki 8,814 32.6
Yamaha 14,337 87.3
Kawasaki 8,450 69.7
Others 2 33.3
Total 49,403 57.7

Motorcycle Production Data for the First Half of Calendar Year 2009 (January 2009 - June 2009)

Number of Motorcycle Produced
Motorcycle production for the First Half of Calendar Year 2009 (January 2009 - June 2009) was recorded as 360,981 units. Compared with the 593,384 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 232,403 units or 39.2%, and production decrease for three consecutive years.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2009 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 66,425 units, down 16,146 units or 19.6%
51 - 125cc 21,485 units, down 36,669 units or 63.1%
126 - 250cc 54,396 units, down 27,213 units or 33.3%
Over 250cc 218,675 units, down 152,375 units or 41.1%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) for the First Half of Calendar Year 2009 stood at 205,678 units, a decrease of 22.2 %.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2009 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 142,167 units, down 6.0%
51 - 125cc 30,258 units, down 47.6%
126 - 250cc 19,544 units, down 30.8%
Over 250cc 13,709 units, down 49.3%

Exports (result) stood at 64.6% as compared with the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle The First Half of Calendar Year 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 109,321 70.4
Suzuki 92,111 49.7
Yamaha 97,035 60.8
Kawasaki 62,492 67.0
Others 22 59.5
Total 360,981 60.8

Automobile Export Data for June 2009

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in June 2009 was recorded as 321,255 units. Compared with the 594,684 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 273,429 units or 46.0%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for nine consecutive months.

June 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 291,148 units (including 9,213 units for KD)
Down 232,285 units or 44.4%
Trucks 22,939 units (including 9,596 units for KD)
Down 35,755 units or 60.9%
Buses 7,168 units (including 1,002 units for KD)
Down 5,389 units or 42.9%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for June 2009 was $8,411.41 million including $6,100.18 million for vehicles and $2,311.23 million for parts. This is a decrease of $6,026.03 million or 41.7% as compared with $14,437.44 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

June 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 35,154 67.0
Middle-East 24,413 34.1
Europe 70,670 46.8
(EU) 60,710 83.0
North America 135,953 66.2
(U.S.A). 122,735 66.6
Latin America 13,059 29.2
Africa 10,446 35.4
Oceania 30,990 78.3
Others 570 86.0
Total 321,255 54.0
Reference: June 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile June 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 137,476 62.1
Nissan 42,263 67.3
Mazda 53,216 62.6
Mitsubishi 14,617 25.0
Isuzu 5,531 29.3
Daihatsu 4,476 31.7
Honda 25,485 49.0
Subaru 16,796 57.8
Nissan Diesel 667 26.6
Hino 3,540 54.9
Suzuki 14,412 39.2
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,776 38.9
Total 321,255 54.0

Automobile Export Data for the First Half of Calendar Year 2009 (January 2009 – June 2009)

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export for the First Half of Calendar Year 2009 was recorded as 1,433,488 units. Compared with the 3,505,805 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 2,072,317 units or 59.1%, and export decrease after eight years of upturn.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 1,273,362 units (including 45,778 units for KD)
Down 1,829,247 units or 59.0%
Trucks 121,813 units (including 51,285 units for KD)
Down 205,163 units or 62.7%
Buses 38,313 units (including 3,853 units for KD)
Down 37,907 units or 49.7%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for the First Half of Calendar Year 2009 was $36,632.23 million including $25,960.06 million for vehicles and $10,672.17 million for parts. This is a decrease of $48,747.05 million or 57.1% as compared with $85,379.28 million recorded for the previous year.

Reference: The First Half of Calendar Year 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 142,209 50.1
Middle-East 160,197 36.9
Europe 309,384 37.0
(EU) 245,767 55.7
North America 515,716 41.1
(U.S.A). 438,809 38.8
Latin America 86,738 32.6
Africa 65,783 37.7
Oceania 148,800 59,5
Others 4,661 91.3
Total 1,433,488 40.9
Reference: The First Half of Calendar Year 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile The First Half of Calendar Year 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 550,413 40.6
Nissan 167,115 41.0
Mazda 211,094 46.0
Mitsubishi 79,261 23.7
Isuzu 31,885 34.2
Daihatsu 20,615 27.4
Honda 144,836 45.1
Subaru 99,343 64.4
Nissan Diesel 3,438 24.4
Hino 17,369 50.8
Suzuki 95,539 44.9
Mitsubishi Fuso 12,580 29.4
Total 1,433,488 40.9

Motorcycle Export Data for June 2009

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in June 2009 was recorded as 33,283 units. Compared with the 64,102 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 30,819 units or 48.1%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for twenty one consecutive months.

June 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 653 units, down 5,322 units or 89.1%
51 - 125cc class 4,219 units, down 4,261 units or 50.2%
126 - 250cc class 5,218 units, down 2,566 units or 33.0%
Over 250cc class 23,193 units, down 18,670 units or 44.6%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for June 2009 was $297.62 million including $179.01 million for vehicles and $118.61 million for parts. This is a decrease of $183.64 million or 38.2% as compared with $481.26 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

June 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 3,838 109.2
Middle-East 227 40.6
Europe 14,512 62.5
(EU) 14,295 62.8
North America 7,836 32.8
(U.S.A). 7,627 34.5
Latin America 1,633 42.3
Africa 2,318 71.1
Oceania 2,919 50.5
Others 0 -
Total 33,283 51.9
Reference: June 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle June 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 7,795 58.1
Suzuki 10,407 57.8
Yamaha 8,801 38.2
Kawasaki 6,280 65.1
Total 33,283 51.9

Motorcycle Export Data for the First Half of Calendar Year 2009 (January 2009 – June 2009)

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Moto export for the First Half of Calendar Year 2009 was recorded as 340,528 units. Compared with the 526,888 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 186,360 units or 35.4%, and export decrease for two consecutive years.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 11,509 units, up 89 units or 0.8%
51 - 125cc class 22,269 units, down 18,762 units or 45.7%
126 - 250cc class 43,959 units, down 14,712 units or 25.1%
Over 250cc class 262,791 units, down 152,975 units or 36.8%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for the First Half of Calendar Year 2009 was $2,702.67 million including $2,012.84 million for vehicles and $689.83 million for parts. This is a decrease of $1,264.06 million or 31.9% as compared with $3,966.73 million recorded for the previous year.

Reference: The First Half of Calendar Year 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 22,463 85.7
Middle-East 2,158 67.6
Europe 129,624 55.3
(EU) 122,898 54.8
North America 143,546 75.8
(U.S.A). 126,250 74.4
Latin America 12,322 44.3
Africa 11,670 76.0
Oceania 18,745 61.2
Others 0 -
Total 340,528 64.6
Reference: The First Half of Calendar Year 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle First Half of Calendar Year 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 71,049 89.6
Suzuki 106,326 52.5
Yamaha 101,906 65.1
Kawasaki 61,247 69.2
Total 340,528 64.6