October 29, 2010

September 2010 and the First Half of Calendar Year 2010
Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for September 2010

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in September 2010 was recorded as 925,003 units. Compared with the 830,111 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 94,892 units or 11.4%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for eleven consecutive months.

September 2010 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 798,475 units, up 76,749 units or 10.6%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
463,984 units, up 74,091 units or 19.0%
Small cars 211,002 units, down 12,481 units or 5.6%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
123,489 units, up 15,139 units or 14.0%

2) Trucks: 117,567 units, up 18,848 units or 19.1%
Standard truck vehicles 47,797 units, up 7,008 units or 17.2%
Small trucks 22,841 units, up 2,548 units or 12.6%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
46,929 units, up 9,292 units or 24.7%

3) Buses: 8,961 units, down 705 units or 7.3%
Large buses 685 units, down 227 units or 24.9%
Small buses 8,276 units, down 478 units or 5.5%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in September 2010 stood at 471,954 vehicles, down 1.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

September 2010 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 400,663 units, down 3.2%
Trucks 70,489 units, up 12.4%
Buses 802 units, down 27.6%

Exports (result) stood at 110.8% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile September 2010
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 305,853 98.6
Nissan 120,167 119.4
Mitsubishi 70,319 141.1
Mitsubishi Fuso 8,010 126.6
Mazda 86,412 106.5
Isuzu 18,001 130.6
Honda 94,950 121.9
Hino 9,506 142.1
Suzuki 97,999 124.0
Daihatsu 65,974 106.3
Subaru 45,087 110.8
UD Trucks 2,549 136.9
Others 176 475.7
Total 925,003 111.4

Automobile Production Data for the First Half of Calendar Year 2010 (April 2010 - September 2010)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production for The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 (April 2010 - September 2010) was recorded as 4,783,641 units. Compared with the 3,855,687 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 927,954 units or 24.1%, and production increase after two years of downturn.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 4,114,552 units, up 771,790 units or 23.1%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
2,421,362 units, up 678,327 units or 38.9%
Small cars 1,059,132 units, up 38,863 units or 3.8%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
634,058 units, up 54,600 units or 9.4%
2) Trucks: 616,346 units, up 143,796 units or 30.4%
Standard truck vehicles 266,182 units, up 91,076 units or 52.0%
Small trucks 119,223 units, up 12,041 units or 11.2%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
230,941 units, up 40,679 units or 21.4%
3) Buses: 52,743 units, up 12,368 units or 30.6%
Large buses 4,923 units, up 547 units or 12.5%
Small buses 47,820 units, up 11,821 units or 32.8%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales for The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 stood at 2,540,971 vehicles, an increase of 16.8% as compared with the same period of previous year.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 2,166,699 units, up 17.1%
Trucks 368,687 units, up 15.0%
Buses 5,585 units, up 9.7%

Exports (result) stood at 134.2% as compared with the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile The First Half of Calendar Year 2010
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 1,612,525 118.6
Nissan 574,723 125.4
Mitsubishi 322,509 162.1
Mitsubishi Fuso 39,004 144.6
Mazda 454,401 117.9
Isuzu 104,374 189.5
Honda 486,496 123.3
Hino 49,833 158.7
Suzuki 546,769 130.1
Daihatsu 331,640 104.3
Subaru 244,560 124.0
UD Trucks 16,048 166.8
Others 759 323.0
Total 4,783,641 124.1

Motorcycle Production Data for September 2010

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in September 2010 was recorded as 57,908 units. Compared with the 45,646 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 12,262 units or 26.9%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for seven consecutive months.

September 2010 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 8,410 units, down 73 units or 0.9%
51 - 125cc 9,106 units, up 3,678 units or 67.8%
126 - 250cc 12,870 units, down 747 units or 5.5%
Over 250cc 27,522 units, up 9,404 units or 51.9%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in September 2010 stood at 38,512 units, a decrease of 4.9% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

September 2010 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 23,160 units, down 11.3%
51 - 125cc 10,316 units, up 19.5%
126 - 250cc 2,917 units, down 34.6%
Over 250cc 2,119 units, up 62.7%

Exports (result) stood at 129.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle September 2010
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 18,333 131.2
Suzuki 12,154 98.4
Yamaha 15,774 173.4
Kawasaki 11,635 113.8
Others 12 171.4
Total 57,908 126.9

Motorcycle Production Data for the First Half of Calendar Year 2010 (April 2010 - September 2010)

Number of Motorcycle Produced
Motorcycle production for The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 (April 2010 - September 2010) was recorded as 311,830 units. Compared with the 272,632 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a increase of 39,198 units or 14.4%, and production increased after four years of downturn.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 49,311 units, down 9,761 units or 16.5%
51 - 125cc 41,523 units, up 12,848 units or 44.8%
126 - 250cc 57,662 units, down 3,192 units or 5.2%
Over 250cc 163,334 units, up 39,303 units or 31.7%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) for The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 stood at 192,618 units, a decrease of 4.1 % and the decrease for four consecutive years.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 121,311 units, down 7.8%
51 - 125cc 41,658 units, up 17.1%
126 - 250cc 14,605 units, down 32.9%
Over 250cc 15,044 units, up 26.1%

Exports (result) stood at 106.9% as compared with the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle The First Half of Calendar Year 2010
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 93,653 107.7
Suzuki 81,291 107.2
Yamaha 85,990 146.6
Kawasaki 50,858 99.5
Others 38 122.6
Total 311,830 114.4

Automobile Export Data for September 2010

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in September 2010 was recorded as 438,910 units. Compared with the 396,163 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 42,747 units or 10.8%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for nine consecutive months.

September 2010 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 386,802 units (including 19,475 units for KD)
Up 38,331 units or 11.0%
Trucks 42,534 units (including 17,667 units for KD)
Up 4,861 units or 12.9%
Buses 9,574 units (including 1,196 units for KD)
Down 445 units or 4.4%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for September 2010 was $13,002.97 million including $9,520.40 million for vehicles and $3,482.57 million for parts. This is an increase of $2,268.01 million or 21.1% as compared with $10,734.96 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

Reference: September 2010 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 52,650 128.3
Middle-East 59,714 113.4
Europe 82,592 120.9
(EU) 45,737 86.9
North America 152,810 99.8
(U.S.A). 137,895 102.4
Latin America 39,709 139.3
Africa 15,094 111.4
Oceania 35,898 94.2
Others 443 46.7
Total 438,910 110.8
Reference: September 2010 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile September 2010
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 148,836 89.0
Nissan 67,888 138.3
Mazda 61,348 98.5
Mitsubishi 44,051 149.4
Isuzu 14,463 123.2
Daihatsu 4,348 77.4
Honda 28,293 167.1
Subaru 30,358 113.8
UD Trucks 1,536 220.4
Hino 6,645 148.2
Suzuki 25,150 139.3
Mitsubishi Fuso 5,994 151.6
Total 438,910 110.8

Automobile Export Data for the First Half of Calendar Year 2010 (April 2010 - September 2010)

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export for The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 was recorded as 2,376,361 units. Compared with the 1,770,265 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 606,096 units or 34.2%, and export increase after two years of downturn.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 2,094,389 units (including 105,189 units for KD)
Up 509,293 units or 32.1%
Trucks 225,108 units (including 99,346 units for KD)
Up 81,577 units or 56.8%
Buses 56,864 units (including 6,723 units for KD)
Up 15,226 units or 36.6%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 was $68,915.24 million including $49,769.43 million for vehicles and $19,145.81 million for parts. This is an increase of $21,204.64 million or 44.4% as compared with $47,710.60 million recorded for the previous year.

Reference: The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 277,000 147.1
Middle-East 286,562 170.0
Europe 474,406 129.5
(EU) 281,760 93.9
North America 838,111 119.4
(U.S.A). 754,085 122.3
Latin America 197,790 193.7
Africa 89,862 149.8
Oceania 209,416 116.6
Others 3,214 87.2
Total 2,376,361 134.2
Reference: The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile The First Half of Calendar Year 2010
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 843,662 116.5
Nissan 327,531 144.3
Mazda 346,522 115.9
Mitsubishi 216,814 218.6
Isuzu 79,164 229.1
Daihatsu 21,008 86.4
Honda 165,243 144.1
Subaru 164,303 140.0
UD Trucks 8,409 232.7
Hino 36,057 182.4
Suzuki 142,578 158.0
Mitsubishi Fuso 25,070 155.1
Total 2,376,361 134.2

Motorcycle Export Data for September 2010

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in September 2010 was recorded as 39,272 units. Compared with the 30,406 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 8,866 units or 29.2%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for five consecutive months.

September 2010 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 1,734 units, up 826 units or 91.0%
51 - 125cc class 4,873 units, up 462 units or 10.5%
126 - 250cc class 9,530 units, down 2,206 units or 18.8%
Over 250cc class 23,135 units, up 9,784 units or 73.3%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for September 2010 was $328.67 million including $222.40 million for vehicles and $106.27 million for parts. This is an increase of $88.15 million or 36.7% as compared with $240.52 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

Reference: September 2010 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 3,431 61.4
Middle-East 355 84.3
Europe 14,119 151.1
(EU) 13,708 148.0
North America 9,429 172.0
(U.S.A). 8,174 166.9
Latin America 3,960 245.2
Africa 2,205 98.0
Oceania 5,773 101.2
Others 0 0
Total 39,272 129.2
Reference: September 2010 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle September 2010
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 9,162 124.5
Suzuki 6,879 128.5
Yamaha 12,584 201.1
Kawasaki 10,647 93.1
Total 39,272 129.2

Motorcycle Export Data for the First Half of Calendar Year 2010 (April 2010 - September 2010)

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export for The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 was recorded as 226,333 units. Compared with the 211,628 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a increase of 14,705 units or 6.9%, and export increase after four years of downturn.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 5,744 units, up 1,022 units or 21.6%
51 - 125cc class 25,670 units, up 2,745 units or 12.0%
126 - 250cc class 41,979 units, down 2,971 units or 6.6%
Over 250cc class 152,940 units, up 13,909 units or 10.0%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 was $1,988.64 million including $1,323.41 million for vehicles and $665.23 million for parts. This is a increase of $189.65 million or 10.5% as compared with $1,798.99 million recorded for the previous year.

Reference: The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 18,759 71.8
Middle-East 1,970 146.1
Europe 107,345 131.6
(EU) 104,359 131.1
North America 41,254 64.5
(U.S.A). 34,835 59.6
Central America 18,403 261.3
South America 12,347 114.9
Africa 26,255 125.9
Oceania 0 0
Total 226,333 106.9
Reference: The First Half of Calendar Year 2010 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle The First Half of Calendar Year 2010
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 47,138 115.4
Suzuki 52,077 87.2
Yamaha 78,730 124.8
Kawasaki 48,388 100.9
Total 226,333 106.9