February 26, 2010

January 2010 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for January 2010

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in January 2010 was recorded as 753,773 units. Compared with the 576,539 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 177,234 units or 30.7%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for three consecutive months.

January 2010 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 656,606 units, up 161,763 units or 32.7%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
363,905 units, up 149,848 units or 70.0%
Small cars 188,254 units, up 26,215 units or 16.2%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
104,447 units, down 14,300 units or 12.0%

2) Trucks: 89,722 units, up 16,264 units or 22.1%
Standard truck vehicles 38,191 units, up 12,259 units or 47.3%
Small trucks 17,808 units, up 2,181 units or 14.0%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
33,723 units, up 1,824 units or 5.7 %

3) Buses: 7,445 units, down 793 units or 9.6%
Large buses 841 units, up 135 units or 19.1%
Small buses 6,604 units, down 928 units or 12.3%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in January 2010 stood at 366,659 vehicles, up 21.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

January 2010 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 319,749 units, up 24.9%
Trucks 45,948 units, up 3.0%
Buses 962 units, down 7.6%

Exports (result) stood at 145.6% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile January 2010
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 268,888 128.5
Nissan 86,938 183.1
Mitsubishi 46,714 184.0
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,956 147.9
Mazda 69,291 222.6
Isuzu 14,045 207.9
Honda 77,384 100.2
Hino 6,584 147.2
Suzuki 85,130 107.9
Daihatsu 53,652 84.1
Subaru 37,835 138.4
Nissan Diesel 2,273 160.7
Others 83 113.7
Total 753,773 130.7

Motorcycle Production Data for January 2010

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in January 2010 was recorded as 55,045 units. Compared with the 87,667 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 32,622 units or 37.2%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for twenty nine consecutive months.

January 2010 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 3,415 units, down 8,471 units or 71.3%
51 - 125cc 6,289 units, up 2,722 units or 76.3%
126 - 250cc 8,128 units, down 4,098 units or 33.5%
Over 250cc 37,213 units, down 22,775 units or 38.0%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in January 2010 stood at 26,125 units, a decrease of 9.9% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

January 2010 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 14,349 units, down 31.6%
51 - 125cc 9,151 units, up 126.4%
126 - 250cc 1,639 units, down 35.1%
Over 250cc 986 units, down 31.1%

Exports (result) stood at 46.6% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle January 2010
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 15,241 65.7
Suzuki 18,555 68.4
Yamaha 12,847 66.0
Kawasaki 8,400 47.0
Others 2 100.0
Total 55,045 62.8

Automobile Export Data for January 2010

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in January 2010 was recorded as 340,421 units. Compared with the 233,859 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 106,562 units or 45.6%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year after sixteen months of downturn.

January 2010 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 301,992 units (including 14,579 units for KD)
Up 101,645 units or 50.7%
Trucks 31,205 units (including 11,261 units for KD)
Up 6,823 units or 28.0%
Buses 7,224 units (including 628 units for KD)
Down 1,906 units or 20.9%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for January 2010 was $9,640.59 million including $6,961.54 million for vehicles and $2,679.05 million for parts. This is an increase of $4,072.61 million or 73.1% as compared with $5,567.98 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

January 2010 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 39,492 219.1
Middle-East 42,937 95.5
Europe 65,818 129.4
(EU) 48,206 135.8
North America 115,237 190.4
(U.S.A). 98,545 214.8
Latin America 26,781 134.3
Africa 14,717 86.2
Oceania 34,833 160.8
Others 606 74.9
Total 340,421 145.6
Reference: January 2010 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile January 2010
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 130,928 143.5
Nissan 35,737 129.6
Mazda 54,670 270.5
Mitsubishi 31,464 243.2
Isuzu 8,737 142.1
Daihatsu 3,512 131.5
Honda 16,990 51.6
Subaru 23,238 140.6
Nissan Diesel 1,009 192.9
Hino 4,375 146.6
Suzuki 25,463 147.7
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,298 148.2
Total 340,421 145.6

Motorcycle Export Data for January 2010

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in January 2010 was recorded as 38,255 units. Compared with the 82,088 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 43,833 units or 53.4%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for twenty eight consecutive months.

January 2010 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 127 units, down 2,539 units or 95.2%
51 - 125cc class 2,347 units, down 1,439 units or 38.0%
126 - 250cc class 5,571 units, down 5,514 units or 49.7%
Over 250cc class 30,210 units, down 34,341 units or 53.2%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for January 2010 was $368.41 million including $264.52 million for vehicles and $103.89 million for parts. This is a decrease of $236.65 million or 39.1% as compared with $605.06 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

January 2010 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 2,478 56.5
Middle-East 305 49.8
Europe 19,754 65.6
(EU) 18,913 65.1
North America 8,278 21.8
(U.S.A). 6,900 20.5
Latin America 3,293 80.7
Africa 1,565 101.8
Oceania 2,582 76.9
Others 0 0
Total 38,255 46.6
Reference: January 2010 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle January 2010
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 8,176 43.0
Suzuki 9,679 58.7
Yamaha 13,171 46.8
Kawasaki 7,229 39.2
Total 38,255 46.6