February 29, 2012

January 2012 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for January 2012

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in January 2012 was recorded as 837,197 units. Compared with the 706,107 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 131,090 units or 18.6%, and production increased on the same month of the previous year for four consecutive months.

January 2012 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 719,879 units, up 110,281 units or 18.1%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
402,673 units, up 39,786 units or 11.0%
Small cars 191,013 units, up 38,894 units or 25.6%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
126,193 units, up 31,601 units or 33.4%

2) Trucks: 107,532 units, up 19,702 units or 22.4%
Standard truck vehicles 46,044 units, up 6,123 units or 15.3%
Small trucks 19,932 units, up 1,215 units or 6.5%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
41,556 units, up 12,364 units or 42.4%

3) Buses: 9,786 units, up 1,107 units or 12.8%
Large buses 835 units, down 159 units or 16.0%
Small buses 8,951 units, up 1,266 units or 16.5%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in January 2012 stood at 415,931 vehicles, up 36.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

January 2012 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 358,686 units, up 38.4%
Trucks 56,504 units, up 23.6%
Buses 741 units, up 3.3%

Exports (result) stood at 104.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile January 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 295,630 126.3
Nissan 96,104 117.4
Mitsubishi 43,454 72.3
Mitsubishi Fuso 5,837 127.4
Mazda 69,510 101.0
Isuzu 18,641 102.8
Honda 98,473 142.4
Hino 11,708 140.1
Suzuki 86,401 116.8
Daihatsu 63,032 130.1
Subaru 46,364 128.0
UD Trucks 1,785 77.8
Others 258 160.2
Total 837,197 118.6

Motorcycle Production Data for January 2012

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in January 2012 was recorded as 60,956 units. Compared with the 54,619 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 6,337 units or 11.6%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for two consecutive months.

January 2012 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 7,076 units, down 1,274 units or 15.3%
51 - 125cc 1,817 units, down 3,139 units or 63.3%
126 - 250cc 8,086 units, up 2,292 units or 39.6%
Over 250cc 43,977 units, up 8,458 units or 23.8%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in January 2012 stood at 26,079 units, a decrease of 9.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

January 2012 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 16,415 units, down 8.5%
51 - 125cc 6,302 units, down 19.6%
126 - 250cc 1,811 units, up 32.5%
Over 250cc 1,551 units, down 6.5%

Exports (result) stood at 104.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle January 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 21,074 148.4
Suzuki 14,809 90.7
Yamaha 14,376 104.9
Kawasaki 10,697 103.0
Others 0 0
Total 60,956 111.6

Automobile Export Data for January 2012

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in January 2012 was recorded as 380,295 units. Compared with the 365,188 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 15,107 units or 4.1%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year after last month’s downturn.

January 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 338,915units (including 17,709 units for KD)
Up 11,767 units or 3.6%
Trucks 32,292 units (including 13,902 units for KD)
Up 2,316 units or 7.7%
Buses 9,088 units (including 1,109 units for KD)
Up 1,024 units or 12.7%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for January 2012 was $11,583.856 million including $8,724.676 million for vehicles and $2,859.18 million for parts. This is an increase of $883.944 million or 8.3% as compared with $10,699.912 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

January 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 44,889 94.7
Middle-East 34,792 94.4
Europe 74,670 79.3
(EU) 39,152 76.9
North America 149,602 125.4
(U.S.A). 129,587 124.3
Latin America 28,162 107.3
Africa 13,175 118.3
Oceania 34,753 116.8
Others 252 74.1
Total 380,295 104.1
Reference: January 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile January 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 133,941 106.2
Nissan 57,202 119.3
Mazda 57,544 95.0
Mitsubishi 31,695 82.2
Isuzu 10,859 100.6
Daihatsu 1,254 62.8
Honda 29,422 147.8
Subaru 28,044 94.8
UD Trucks 1,073 126.5
Hino 6,535 128.2
Suzuki 18,483 88.7
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,243 147.9
Total 380,295 104.1

Motorcycle Export Data for January 2012

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in January 2012 was recorded as 45,649 units. Compared with the 43,664 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 1,985 units or 4.5%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for five consecutive months.

January 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 1,878 units, up 870 units or 86.3%
51 - 125cc class 1,772 units, down 1,595 units or 47.4%
126 - 250cc class 6,259 units, up 1,059 units or 20.4%
Over 250cc class 35,740 units, up 1,651 units or 4.8%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for January 2012 was $416.702 million including $305.105 million for vehicles and $111.597 million for parts. This is decrease of $7.691 million or 1.8% as compared with $424.393 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

January 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 4,016 195.2
Middle-East 406 93.3
Europe 20,412 103.7
(EU) 19,093 99.3
North America 15,600 117.1
(U.S.A). 13,496 113.1
Latin America 1,665 46.8
Africa 875 50.3
Oceania 2,675 93.4
Others 0 0
Total 45,649 104.5
Reference: January 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle January 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 15,299 201.5
Suzuki 7,915 70.8
Yamaha 12,305 76.2
Kawasaki 10,130 115.9
Total 45,649 104.5