January 29, 2010

December 2009 and Calendar Year 2009
Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for December 2009

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in December 2009 was recorded as 788,067 units. Compared with the 725,825 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 62,242 units or 8.6%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for two consecutive months.

December 2009 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 686,866 units, up 60,672 units or 9.7%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
374,022 units, up 75,051 units or 25.1%
Small cars 206,509 units, up 6,596 units or 3.3%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
106,335 units, down 20,975 units or 16.5%

2) Trucks: 93,200 units, up 4,177 units or 4.7%
Standard truck vehicles 39,012 units, up 2,636 units or 7.2%
Small trucks 17,343 units, up 494 units or 2.9%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
36,845 units, up 1,047 units or 2.9 %

3) Buses: 8,001 units, down 2,607 units or 24.6%
Large buses 889 units, up 89 units or 11.1%
Small buses 7,112 units, down 2,696 units or 27.5%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in December 2009 stood at 372,608 vehicles, up 21.6% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

December 2009 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 321,514 units, up 27.3%
Trucks 50,328 units, down 4.9%
Buses 766 units, down 12.7%

Exports (result) stood at 95.0% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile December 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 288,578 118.2
Nissan 87,867 129.8
Mitsubishi 48,945 114.9
Mitsubishi Fuso 5,386 89.1
Mazda 67,539 128.6
Isuzu 13,919 126.1
Honda 86,317 79.8
Hino 7,331 141.9
Suzuki 81,143 92.3
Daihatsu 55,326 91.0
Subaru 43,587 114.9
Nissan Diesel 2,073 116.1
Others 56 70.0
Total 788,067 108.6

Automobile Production Data for Calendar Year 2009 (January 2009 - December 2009)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production for Calendar Year 2009 (January 2009 - December 2009) was recorded as 7,934,516 units. Compared with the 11,575,644 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 3,641,128 units or 31.5%, and production decrease for two consecutive years.

Calendar Year 2009 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 6,862,161 units, down 3,065,982 units or 30.9%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
3,459,589 units, down 2,326,744 units or 40.2%
Small cars 2,145,279 units, down 569,134 units or 21.0%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
1,257,293 units, down 170,104 units or 11.9%
2) Trucks: 985,100 units, down 523,299 units or 34.7%
Standard truck vehicles 371,685 units, down 363,238 units or 49.4%
Small trucks 215,139 units, down 114,619 units or 34.8%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
398,276 units, down 45,442 units or 10.2%
3) Buses: 87,255 units, down 51,847 units or 37.3%
Large buses 9,243 units, down 2,417 units or 20.7%
Small buses 78,012 units, down 49,430 units or 38.8%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales for Calendar Year 2009 stood at 4,609,255 vehicles, a decrease of 9.3% and the decrease for five consecutive years.

Calendar Year 2009 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 3,923,740 units, down 7.2%
Trucks 672,943 units, down 19.8%
Buses 12,572 units, down 18.0%

Exports (result) stood at 53.8% as compared with the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Calendar Year 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 2,792,274 69.6
Nissan 894,575 69.2
Mitsubishi 426,530 49.9
Mitsubishi Fuso 54,467 43.2
Mazda 717,175 66.5
Isuzu 120,110 47.3
Honda 840,924 66.5
Hino 66,670 62.8
Suzuki 908,302 74.6
Daihatsu 684,255 86.3
Subaru 408,399 77.8
Nissan Diesel 20,290 42.3
Others 545 22.0
Total 7,934,516 68.5

Motorcycle Production Data for December 2009

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in December 2009 was recorded as 51,915 units. Compared with the 112,024 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 60,109 units or 53.7%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for twenty eight consecutive months.

December 2009 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 4,862 units, down 9,357 units or 65.8%
51 - 125cc 6,269 units, down 549 units or 8.1%
126 - 250cc 9,579 units, down 7,160 units or 42.8%
Over 250cc 31,205 units, down 43,043 units or 58.0%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in December 2009 stood at 24,919 units, a decrease of 18.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

December 2009 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 16,881 units, down 16.8%
51 - 125cc 4,058 units, down 15.4%
126 - 250cc 2,028 units, down 39.6%
Over 250cc 1,952 units, down 3.4%

Exports (result) stood at 41.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle December 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 15,894 55.6
Suzuki 13,436 42.2
Yamaha 13,093 40.7
Kawasaki 9,483 48.7
Others 9 450.0
Total 51,915 46.3

Motorcycle Production Data for Calendar Year 2009 (January 2009 - December 2009)

Number of Motorcycle Produced
Motorcycle production for Calendar Year 2009 (January 2009 - December 2009) was recorded as 644,901 units. Compared with the 1,226,839 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 581,938 units or 47.4%, and production decrease for four consecutive years.

Calendar Year 2009 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 108,417 units, down 54,511 units or 33.5%
51 - 125cc 57,424 units, down 70,957 units or 55.3%
126 - 250cc 125,384 units, down 67,479 units or 35.0%
Over 250cc 353,676 units, down 388,991 units or 52.4%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) for Calendar Year 2009 stood at 380,777 units, a decrease of 27.1 % and the decrease for four consecutive years.

Calendar Year 2009 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 255,561 units, down 13.6%
51 - 125cc 65,888 units, down 45.5%
126 - 250cc 37,180 units, down 33.2%
Over 250cc 22,148 units, down 55.5%

Exports (result) stood at 54.3% as compared with the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Calendar Year 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 196,179 58.2
Suzuki 163,865 47.0
Yamaha 161,640 46.2
Kawasaki 123,146 64.4
Others 71 75.5
Total 644,901 52.6

Automobile Export Data for December 2009

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in December 2009 was recorded as 400,827 units. Compared with the 422,077 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 21,250 units or 5.0%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for fifteen consecutive months.

December 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 355,135 units (including 18,063 units for KD)
Down 11,610 units or 3.2%
Trucks 36,311 units (including 16,335 units for KD)
Down 6,847 units or 15.9%
Buses 9,381 units (including 1,012 units for KD)
Down 2,793 units or 22.9%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for December 2009 was $11,344.29 million including $8,134.58 million for vehicles and $3,209.71 million for parts. This is an increase of $1,795.77 million or 18.8% as compared with $9,548.52 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

December 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 46,489 159.8
Middle-East 54,789 68.9
Europe 65,069 88.7
(EU) 50,176 93.4
North America 152,444 99.6
(U.S.A). 133,160 98.8
Latin America 31,563 103.1
Africa 17,194 59.2
Oceania 32,559 123.4
Others 720 68.1
Total 400,827 95.0
Reference: December 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile December 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 157,049 89.5
Nissan 57,019 163.3
Mazda 61,490 110.5
Mitsubishi 34,132 123.3
Isuzu 12,546 80.2
Daihatsu 4,738 72.3
Honda 13,111 25.3
Subaru 29,947 102.6
Nissan Diesel 1,278 89.2
Hino 5,916 153.4
Suzuki 20,570 133.4
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,031 67.6
Total 400,827 95.0

Automobile Export Data for Calendar Year 2009 (January 2009 – December 2009)

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export for Calendar Year 2009 was recorded as 3,616,168 units. Compared with the 6,727,091 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 3,110,923 units or 46.2%, and export decrease after eight years of upturn.

Calendar Year 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 3,208,639 units (including 131,246 units for KD)
Down 2,706,790 units or 45.8%
Trucks 315,507 units (including 126,919 units for KD)
Down 342,711 units or 52.1%
Buses 92,022 units (including 10,081 units for KD)
Down 61,422 units or 40.0%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for Calendar Year 2009 was $96,957.30 million including $69,416.01 million for vehicles and $27,541.29 million for parts. This is a decrease of $64,184.09 million or 39.8% as compared with $161,141.39 million recorded for the previous year.

Export total achieved a 45.6% share of the total production of 7,934,516 units recorded for calendar year 2008. (*58.1% for calendar year 2008)

Reference: Calendar Year 2009 Automobile Export Share by Destination Country (%)
  Total (Units) Share (%) Prev. Year (%) % Chg.
Asia 378,840 10.5 7.8 -27.9
Middle-East 428,042 11.8 14.2 -55.1
Europe 685,026 18.9 23.6 -56.9
North America 1,379,150 38.1 34.5 -40.5
(U.S.A). (1,202,732) (33.3) (30.7) (-41.8)
Central America 127,400 3.5 3.8 -50.8
South America 116,796 3.2 3.8 -54.9
Africa 145,131 4.0 5.2 -58.7
Oceania 347,394 9.6 6.8 -24.6
Others 8,389 0.2 0.2 -28.5
Total 3,616,168 100.0 100.0 -46.2
Reference: Calendar Year 2009 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Calendar Year 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 1,444,758 55.9
Nissan 458,074 59.0
Mazda 559,826 63.5
Mitsubishi 232,224 38.4
Isuzu 85,064 43.8
Daihatsu 46,645 35.9
Honda 250,268 38.5
Subaru 254,549 78.0
Nissan Diesel 8,395 31.3
Hino 44,301 66.1
Suzuki 196,438 50.0
Mitsubishi Fuso 35,626 39.6
Total 3,616,168 53.8

Motorcycle Export Data for December 2009

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in December 2009 was recorded as 37,513 units. Compared with the 91,008 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 53,495 units or 58.8%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for twenty seven consecutive months.

December 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 274 units, down 2,555 units or 90.3%
51 - 125cc class 3,524 units, down 2,371 units or 40.2%
126 - 250cc class 9,357 units, down 4,777 units or 33.8%
Over 250cc class 24,358 units, down 43,792 units or 64.3%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for December 2009 was $338.16 million including $217.58 million for vehicles and $120.58 million for parts. This is a decrease of $331.69 million or 49.5% as compared with $669.85 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

Reference: December 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 5,537 113.1
Middle-East 654 99.5
Europe 16,270 45.7
(EU) 15,446 45.2
North America 5,496 14.5
(U.S.A). 4,919 14.4
Latin America 2,885 67.9
Africa 2,633 114.5
Oceania 4,038 74.5
Others 0 0
Total 37,513 41.2
Reference: December 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle December 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 10,331 41.6
Suzuki 7,765 62.5
Yamaha 7,913 23.0
Kawasaki 11,504 59.4
Total 37,513 41.2

Motorcycle Export Data for Calendar Year 2009 (January 2009 – December 2009)

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export for Calendar Year 2009 was recorded as 543,879 units. Compared with the 1,002,187 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 458,308 units or 45.7%, and export decrease for three consecutive years.

Calendar Year 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 14,493 units, down 21,741 units or 60.0%
51 - 125cc class 44,708 units, down 50,406 units or 53.0%
126 - 250cc class 101,298 units, down 48,232 units or 32.3%
Over 250cc class 383,380 units, down 337,929 units or 46.8%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for Calendar Year 2009 was $4,414.29 million including $3,086.19 million for vehicles and $1,328.10 million for parts. This is a decrease of $2,858.64 million or 39.3% as compared with $7,272.93 million recorded for the previous year.

Export total achieved an 84.3% share of the total production of 644,901 units recorded for calendar year 2008. (*81.7% for calendar year 2008)

Reference: Calendar Year 2009 Motorcycle Export Share by Destination Country (%)
  Total (Units) Share (%) Prev. Year (%) % Chg.
Asia 52,179 9.6 5.0 +3.8
Middle-East 3,957 0.7 0.8 -48.6
Europe 211,064 38.8 36.9 -43.0
North America 182,641 33.6 40.9 -55.4
(U.S.A). (169,655) (29.5) (37.2) (-56.9)
Central America 5,280 1.0 1.4 -61.8
South America 19,771 3.6 4.9 -60.0
Africa 24,406 4.5 3.4 -28.2
Oceania 44,581 8.2 6.7 -33.8
Total 543,879 100.0 100.0 -45.7
Reference: Calendar Year 2009 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Calendar Year 2009
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 115,839 55.6
Suzuki 147,919 51.5
Yamaha 157,096 47.9
Kawasaki 123,025 68.8
Total 543,879 54.3