January 31, 2012

December 2011 and Calendar Year 2011
Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for December 2011

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in December 2011 was recorded as 848,208 units. Compared with the 747,867 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 100,341 units or 13.4%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for three consecutive months.

December 2011 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 724,459 units, up 79,508 units or 12.3%
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
Standard cars (over 2000 cc) 412,704 up 30,171 units or 7.9%
Small cars 190,783 up 27,991 units or 17.2%
Mini car (under 660 cc) 120,972 up 21,346 units or 21.4%

2) Trucks: 113,458 units, up 20,718 units or 22.3%
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
Standard truck vehicles 48,978 up 6,708 units or 15.9%
Small trucks 21,484 up 2,745 units or 14.6%
Mini trucks(under 660 cc) 42,996 up 11,265 units or 35.5 %

3) Buses:10,291 units, up 115 units or 1.1%
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
Large buses 838 down 170 units or 16.9%
Small buses 9,453 up 285 units or 3.1%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in December 2011 stood at 349,206 vehicles, up 21.3% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

December 2011 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
Passenger cars 289,823 up 20.9%
Trucks 58,522 up 23.2%
Buses 861 up 26.6%

Exports (result) stood at 97.9% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile December 2011
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 284,477 116.7
Nissan 114,175 124.6
Mitsubishi 48,726 97.6
Mitsubishi Fuso 6,959 110.0
Mazda 68,390 91.9
Isuzu 19,074 108.8
Honda 92,663 110.8
Hino 11,688 127.7
Suzuki 83,506 106.9
Daihatsu 66,172 135.9
Subaru 50,441 120.7
UD Trucks 1,727 66.0
Others 210 143.8
Total 848,208 113.4

Automobile Production Data for Calendar Year 2011 (January 2011 - December 2011)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production for Calendar Year 2011 (January 2011 - December 2011) was recorded as 8,398,654 units. Compared with the 9,628,920 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 1,230,266 units or 12.8%, and production decrease after last month’s upturn.

Calendar Year 2011 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 7,158,525 units, down 1,151,837 units or 13.9%
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
Standard cars (over 2000 cc) 4,180,361 down 666,050 units or 13.7%
Small cars 1,861,279 down 297,840 units or 13.8%
Mini car (under 660 cc) 1,116,885 down 187,947 units or 14.4%
2) Trucks: 1,136,020 units, down 73,204 units or 6.1%
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
Standard truck vehicles 512,284 down 8,388 units or 1.6%
Small trucks 234,586 down 4,190 units or 1.8%
Mini trucks(under 660 cc) 389,150 down 60,626 units or 13.5 %
3) Buses: 104,109 units, down 5,225units or 4.8%
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
Large buses 9,427 down 847 units or 8.2%
Small buses 94,682 down 4,378 units or 4.4%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales for Calendar Year 2011 stood at 4,210,220 vehicles, a decrease of 15.1% and the decrease after last year’s upturn.

Calendar Year 2011 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
Passenger cars 3,524,789 down 16.3%
Trucks 674,780 down 7.7%
Buses 10,651 down 16.6%

Exports (result) stood at 92.2% as compared with the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Calendar Year 2011
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 2,760,028 84.1
Nissan 1,112,995 98.2
Mitsubishi 603,594 91.4
Mitsubishi Fuso 79,154 103.3
Mazda 813,302 89.1
Isuzu 201,701 99.0
Honda 710,621 71.6
Hino 113,788 114.6
Suzuki 949,799 88.1
Daihatsu 609,657 91.7
Subaru 418,545 85.1
UD Trucks 23,336 76.6
Others 2,134 141.0
Total 8,398,654 87.2

Motorcycle Production Data for December 2011

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in December 2011 was recorded as 59,485 units.  Compared with the 54,913 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 4,572 units or 8.3%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year after three months of downturn.

December 2011 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
50cc & under 8,626 up 511 units or 6.3%
51 - 125cc 3,020 down 3,188 units or 51.4%
126 - 250cc 7,870 up 922 units or 13.3%
Over 250cc 39,969 up 6,327 units or 18.8%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in December 2011 stood at 27,560 units, an increase of 6.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

December 2011 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
50cc & under 19,689 up 13.4%
51 - 125cc 4,373 down 15.8%
126 - 250cc 2,298 up 25.4%
Over 250cc 1,200 down 22.7%

Exports (result) stood at 121.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle December 2011
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 19,079 118.9
Suzuki 13,131 81.7
Yamaha 16,285 130.1
Kawasaki 10,990 107.0
Others 0 0.0
Total 59,485 108.3

Motorcycle Production Data for Calendar Year 2011 (January 2011 ・December 2011)

Number of Motorcycle Produced
Motorcycle production for Calendar Year 2011 (January 2011 – December 2011) was recorded as 638,987 units.  Compared with the 664,175 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 25,188 units or 3.8%, and production decrease after last year’s upturn.

Calendar year 2011 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
50cc & under 104,936 up 17,423 units or 19.9%
51 - 125cc 64,507 down 16,123 units or 20.0%
126 - 250cc 104,436 down 4,514 units or 4.1%
Over 250cc 365,108 down 21,974 units or 5.7%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) for Calendar Year 2011 stood at 405,533 units, an increase of 6.7% and the increase after five years of downturn.

Calendar Year 2011 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
50cc & under 257,045 up 11.2%
51 - 125cc 95,702 down 0.7%
126 - 250cc 31,767 up 16.5%
Over 250cc 21,019 down 17.1%

Exports (result) stood at 102.3% as compared with the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Calendar Year 2011
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 200,493 99.7
Suzuki 160,200 95.6
Yamaha 162,821 89.1
Kawasaki 115,420 102.4
Others 53 69.7
Total 638,987 96.2

Automobile Export Data for December 2011

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in December 2011 was recorded as 457,464 units. Compared with the 467,514 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 10,050 units or 2.1%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year after four months of upturn.

December 2011 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
Passenger cars 401,436 units (including 18,400 units for KD) down 11,223 units or 2.7%
Trucks 45,022 units (including 20,790 units for KD) up 1,891 units or 4.4%
Buses 11,006 units (including 1,106 units for KD) down 718 units or 6.1%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for December 2011 was $14,350.716 million including $10,674.149 million for vehicles and $3,676.567 million for parts. This is an increase of $311.465 million or 2.2% as compared with $14,039.251 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

December 2011 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 50,623 85.4
Middle-East 38,865 80.3
Europe 85,367 88.9
(EU) 49,241 82.7
North America 195,014 110.3
(U.S.A). 173,897 109.9
Latin America 33,289 91.6
Africa 16,403 95.7
Oceania 37,260 112.8
Others 643 125.8
Total 457,464 97.9
Reference: December 2011 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile December 2011
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 169,366 101.6
Nissan 79,024 103.3
Mazda 61,671 88.7
Mitsubishi 34,723 81.2
Isuzu 16,755 96.3
Daihatsu 1,563 82.3
Honda 24,713 90.3
Subaru 37,823 124.5
UD Trucks 1,244 87.2
Hino 8,739 134.5
Suzuki 17,856 77.6
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,987 99.5
Total 457,464 97.9

Automobile Export Data for Calendar Year 2011 (January 2011 ・December 2011)

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export for Calendar Year 2011 was recorded as 4,464,413 units. Compared with the 4,841,460 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 377,047 units or 7.8%, and export decrease after last year’s upturn.

Calendar Year 2011 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
Passenger cars 3,929,904 units (including 233,704 units for KD) down 345,462units or 8.1%; (up 7.9% for KD)
Trucks 423,767 units (including 198,686 units for KD) down 26,545 units or 5.9%; (up 1.3% for KD)
Buses 110,742 units (including 14,299 units for KD) down 5,040 units or 4.4%; (up 4.5% for KD)

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for Calendar Year 2011 was $142,127.425 million including $101,887.213 million for vehicles and $40,240.212 million for parts. This is an increase of $1,329.117 million or 0.9% as compared with $140,798.308 million recorded for the previous year.

  Share (%) Prev. year (%)
Passenger cars 88.0 88.3
Trucks 9.5 9.3
Buses 2.5 2.4

Export total achieved a 53.2% share of the total production of 8,398,654 units recorded for calendar year 2011.(*50.3% for calendar year 2010)

Reference: Calendar Year 2011 Automobile Export Share by Destination Country (%)
  Total (Units) Share (%) Prev. Year (%) % Chg.
Asia 572,417 12.8 11.9 -0.7
Middle-East 419,715 9.4 12.1 -28.1
Europe 995,313 22.3 19.3 +6.3
North America 1,585,327 35.5 35.7 -8.2
(U.S.A.) (1,426,833) (32.0) (31.6) -6.8
Central America 165,236 3.7 3.8 -9.1
South America 193,139 4.3 4.4 -10.0
Africa 148,599 3.3 3.9 -21.2
Oceania 379,747 8.5 8.8 -10.7
Others 4,920 0.1 0.1 -31.5
Total 4,464,413 100.0 100.0 -7.8
Reference: Calendar Year 2011 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Calendar Year 2011
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 1,568,941 89.9
Nissan 716,390 106.8
Mazda 650,577 89.1
Mitsubishi 438,033 97.6
Isuzu 151,884 96.8
Daihatsu 21,709 54.2
Honda 235,087 77.0
Subaru 298,328 90.8
UD Trucks 13,763 87.2
Hino 73,525 104.7
Suzuki 249,014 89.1
Mitsubishi Fuso 47,162 93.6
Total 4,464,413 92.2

Motorcycle Export Data for December 2011

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in December 2011 was recorded as 49,383 units. Compared with the 40,682 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 8,701 units or 21.4%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for four consecutive months.

December 2011 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Total (Units) Chg. from prev. year
50cc & under 2,021 up 1,332 units or 193.3%
51 - 125cc 3,312 up 362 units or 12.3%
126 - 250cc 8,361 down 888 units or 9.6%
Over 250cc 35,689 up 7,895 units or 28.4%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for December 2011 was $464.401 million including $328.434 million for vehicles and $135.967million for parts. This is an increase of 67.548 million or 17.0% as compared with $396.853 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

December 2011 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 3,392 65.4
Middle-East 215 69.6
Europe 16,890 100.4
(EU) 16,254 100.9
North America 20,429 251.4
(U.S.A). 18,710 259.6
Latin America 2,785 77.2
Africa 2,232 81.2
Oceania 3,440 88.4
Others 0 0.0
Total 49,383 121.4
Reference: December 2011 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle December 2011
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 14,173 139.2
Suzuki 6,772 78.7
Yamaha 17,368 195.3
Kawasaki 11,070 85.2
Total 49,383 121.4

Motorcycle Export Data for Calendar Year 2011 (January 2011 ・December 2011)

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export for Calendar Year 2011 was recorded as 504,985 units. Compared with the 493,464 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 11,521 units or 2.3%, and export increase after four years of downturn.

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for Calendar Year 2011 was $4,698.934 million including $3,185.216 million for vehicles and $1,513.718 million for parts. This is an increase of $284.369 million or 6.4% as compared with $4,414.565 million recorded for the previous year.

Calendar Year 2011 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Total (Units) Share (%) Prev. Year (%) % Chg.
50cc & under 19,745 3.9 2.3 +71.4
51 - 125cc 45,853 9.1 9.9 -6.4
126 - 250cc 83,594 16.6 17.3 -2.2
Over 250cc 355,793 70.5 70.4 +2.4
Total 504,985 100.0 100.0 +2.3

Export total achieved a 79.0% share of the total production of 638,987 units recorded for calendar year 2011. (*74.3% for calendar year 2010)

Reference: Calendar Year 2011 Motorcycle Export Share by Destination Country (%)
  Total (Units) Share (%) Prev. Year (%) % Chg.
Asia 38,856 7.7 8.3 -4.7
Middle-East 3,774 0.7 0.8 -2.9
Europe 174,286 34.5 46.2 -23.6
North America 179,228 35.5 21.5 +68.7
(U.S.A.) (164,875) (32.6) (17.8) +87.2
Central America 5,968 1.2 1.1 +11.6
South America 40,194 8.0 6.8 +19.9
Africa 21,103 4.2 5.2 -17.8
Oceania 41,576 8.2 10.1 -16.7
Total 504,985 100.0 100.0 +2.3
Reference: Calendar Year 2011 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Calendar Year 2011
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 121,914 114.6
Suzuki 116,273 102.7
Yamaha 157,731 95.7
Kawasaki 109,067 100.0
Total 504,985 102.3