November 30, 2009

October 2009 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for October 2009

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in October 2009 was recorded as 820,910 units. Compared with the 1,014,403 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 193,493 units or 19.1%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for thirteen consecutive months.

October 2009 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 714,365 units, down 149,306 units or 17.3%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
386,549 units, down 107,885 units or 21.8%
Small cars 221,079 units, down 22,402 units or9.2%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
106,737 units, down 19,019 units or 15.1%

2) Trucks: 97,697 units, down 41,340 units or 29.7%
Standard truck vehicles 41,576 units, down 25,343 units or 37.9%
Small trucks 20,056 units, down 7,895 units or 28.2%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
36,065 units, down 8,102 units or 18.3 %

3) Buses: 8,848 units, down 2,847 units or 24.3%
Large buses 867 units, up 157 units or 22.1%
Small buses 7,981 units, down 3,004 units or 27.3%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in October 2009 stood at 396,048 vehicles, down 4.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

October 2009 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 339,567 units, up 7.8%
Trucks 55,611 units, down 12.3%
Buses 870 units, down 20.1%

Exports (result) stood at 65.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile October 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 305,484 89.3
Nissan 99,121 99.0
Mitsubishi 46,416 57.0
Mitsubishi Fuso 6,016 49.6
Mazda 76,701 80.6
Isuzu 13,299 66.6
Honda 81,000 64.2
Hino 7,326 83.8
Suzuki 85,043 78.5
Daihatsu 57,307 81.7
Subaru 40,746 89.0
Nissan Diesel 2,414 56.8
Others 37 19.7
Total 820,910 80.9

Motorcycle Production Data for October 2009

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in October 2009 was recorded as 51,018 units. Compared with the 120,123 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 69,105 units or 57.5%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for twenty six consecutive months.

October 2009 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 6,608 units, down 8,277 units or 55.6%
51 - 125cc 6,525 units, down 4,804 units or 42.4%
126 - 250cc 12,198 units, down 8,579 units or 41.3%
Over 250cc 25,687 units, down 47,445 units or 64.9%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in October 2009 stood at 25,658 units, a decrease of 27.7% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

October 2009 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 16,101 units, down 34.0%
51 - 125cc 6,198 units, up 27.3%
126 - 250cc 2,415 units, down 37.9%
Over 250cc 944 units, down 59.6%

Exports (result) stood at 45.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle October 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 15,306 46.0
Suzuki 12,770 37.1
Yamaha 10,587 32.4
Kawasaki 12,339 62.6
Others 16 76.2
Total 51,018 42.5

Automobile Export Data for October 2009

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in October 2009 was recorded as 376,281 units. Compared with the 575,391 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 199,110 units or 34.6%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for thirteen consecutive months.

October 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 331,932 units (including 16,102 units for KD)
Down 172,341 units or 34.2%
Trucks 34,597 units (including 13,670 units for KD)
Down 23,287 units or 40.2%
Buses 9,752 units (including 1,145 units for KD)
Down 3,482 units or 26.3%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for October 2009 was $10,576.07 million including $7,603.25 million for vehicles and $2,972.82 million for parts. This is a decrease of $3,007.33 million or 22.1% as compared with $13,583.40 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

October 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 40,206 95.5
Middle-East 49,310 54.8
Europe 58,463 43.1
(EU) 46,733 79.1
North America 147,559 77.2
(U.S.A). 133,142 77.7
Latin America 29,280 62.3
Africa 13,943 43.2
Oceania 36,902 101.4
Others 618 62.0
Total 376,281 65.4
Reference: October 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile October 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 156,058 69.0
Nissan 56,717 84.7
Mazda 56,621 79.8
Mitsubishi 24,857 46.9
Isuzu 8,533 60.4
Daihatsu 4,560 55.2
Honda 22,754 35.9
Subaru 21,399 86.3
Nissan Diesel 815 33.0
Hino 4,835 81.5
Suzuki 14,259 47.5
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,873 52.9
Total 376,281 65.4

Motorcycle Export Data for October 2009

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in October 2009 was recorded as 41,143 units. Compared with the 90,702 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 49,559 units or 54.6%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for twenty five consecutive months.

October 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 620 units, down 3,638 units or 85.4%
51 - 125cc class 4,202 units, down 7,467 units or 64.0%
126 - 250cc class 10,603 units, down 8,669 units or 45.0%
Over 250cc class 25,718 units, down 29,785 units or 53.7%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for October 2009 was $334.12 million including $229.94 million for vehicles and $14.18 million for parts. This is a decrease of $263.09 million or 44.1% as compared with $597.21 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

October 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 4,516 133.3
Middle-East 186 17.1
Europe 17,728 80.9
(EU) 16,922 79.3
North America 6,120 13.4
(U.S.A). 5,362 12.9
Latin America 4,274 66.1
Africa 2,719 57.7
Oceania 5,600 74.3
Others 0 0
Total 41,143 45.4
Reference: October 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle October 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 7,450 27.1
Suzuki 8,869 50.9
Yamaha 14,199 51.0
Kawasaki 10,625 59.1
Total 41,143 45.4