September 30, 2009

August 2009 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for August 2009

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in August 2009 was recorded as 571,787 units. Compared with the 771,489 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 199,702 units or 25.9%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for eleven consecutive months.

August 2009 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 493,661 units, down 161,484 units or 24.6%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
264,060 units, down 127,705 units or 32.6%
Small cars 151,377 units, down 23,932 units or 13.7%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
78,224 units, down 9,847 units or 11.2%

2) Trucks: 71,698 units, down 35,213 units or 32.9%
Standard truck vehicles 30,805 units, down 23,666 units or 43.4%
Small trucks 15,861 units, down 8,184 units or 34.0%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
25,032 units, down 3,363 units or 11.8 %

3) Buses: 6,428 units, down 3,005 units or 31.9%
Large buses 817 units, down 111 units or 12.0%
Small buses 5,611 units, down 2,894 units or 34.0%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in August 2009 stood at 308,552 vehicles, down 0.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

August 2009 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 263,524 units, up 3.2%
Trucks 44,202 units, down 17.7%
Buses 826 units, down 22.5%

Exports (result) stood at 55.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile August 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 199,084 76.2
Nissan 73,424 88.0
Mitsubishi 32,824 57.1
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,255 41.6
Mazda 57,986 76.1
Isuzu 10,530 53.6
Honda 54,549 63.2
Hino 5,271 62.7
Suzuki 58,934 77.4
Daihatsu 42,456 83.6
Subaru 30,747 81.2
Nissan Diesel 1,682 45.9
Others 45 23.6
Total 571,787 74.1

Motorcycle Production Data for August 2009

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in August 2009 was recorded as 38,312 units. Compared with the 76,487 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 38,175 units or 49.9%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for twenty four consecutive months.

August 2009 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 5,808 units, down 2,566 units or 30.6%
51 - 125cc 5,612 units, down 5,469 units or 49.4%
126 - 250cc 13,056 units, down 1,791 units or 12.1%
Over 250cc 13,836 units, down 28,349 units or 67.2%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in August 2009 stood at 30,045 units, a decrease of 41.7% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

August 2009 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 18,027 units, down 15.8%
51 - 125cc 7,895 units, down 57.3%
126 - 250cc 2,853 units, down 46.7%
Over 250cc 1,270 units, down 79.8%

Exports (result) stood at 45.9% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle August 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 10,364 48.0
Suzuki 8,932 36.0
Yamaha 10,281 55.7
Kawasaki 8,727 75.3
Others 8 72.7
Total 38,312 50.1

Automobile Export Data for August 2009

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in August 2009 was recorded as 275,186 units. Compared with the 496,732 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 221,546 units or 44.6%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for eleven consecutive months.

August 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 244,027 units (including 9,435 units for KD)
Down 186,661 units or 43.3%
Trucks 24,181 units (including 9,388 units for KD)
Down 30,182 units or 55.5%
Buses 6,978 units (including 807 units for KD)
Down 4,703 units or 40.3%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for August 2009 was $7,574.45 million including $5,329.15 million for vehicles and $2,245.30 million for parts. This is a decrease of $4,437.74 million or 36.9% as compared with $12,012.19 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

August 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 29,144 77.2
Middle-East 25,878 34.1
Europe 53,055 41.0
(EU) 40,568 67.6
North America 113,751 72.2
(U.S.A). 102,320 73.8
Latin America 18,291 44.3
Africa 9,576 39.5
Oceania 25,167 85.1
Others 324 33.9
Total 275,186 55.4
Reference: August 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile August 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 110,843 60.7
Nissan 38,566 63.7
Mazda 42,649 68.5
Mitsubishi 16,710 33.2
Isuzu 6,042 34.5
Daihatsu 3,541 40.5
Honda 17,689 39.3
Subaru 18,382 81.0
Nissan Diesel 502 22.6
Hino 2,976 57.8
Suzuki 14,187 44.5
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,099 39.7
Total 275,186 55.4

Motorcycle Export Data for August 2009

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in August 2009 was recorded as 27,371 units. Compared with the 59,684 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 32,313 units or 54.1%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for twenty three consecutive months.

August 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 667 units, down 3,700 units or 84.7%
51 - 125cc class 2,822 units, down 6,331 units or 69.2%
126 - 250cc class 10,254 units, down 767 units or 7.0%
Over 250cc class 13,628 units, down 21,515 units or 61.2%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for August 2009 was $225.00 million including $126.22 million for vehicles and $98.78 million for parts. This is a decrease of $201.85 million or 47.3% as compared with $426.85 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

August 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 4,001 108.3
Middle-East 143 26.0
Europe 10,316 74.8
(EU) 10,106 75.8
North America 5,594 20.4
(U.S.A). 4,732 18.7
Latin America 737 10.7
Africa 1,872 71.9
Oceania 4,708 100.3
Others 0 -
Total 27,371 45.9
Reference: August 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle August 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 4,758 35.1
Suzuki 5,904 44.9
Yamaha 8,569 36.4
Kawasaki 8,140 85.9
Total 27,371 45.9