March 30, 2012

February 2012 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for February 2012

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in February 2012 was recorded as 952,268 units. Compared with the 795,656 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 156,612 units or 19.7%, and production increased on the same month of the previous year for five consecutive months.

February 2012 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 818,817 units, up 133,162 units or 19.4%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
452,228 units, up 46,361 units or 11.4%
Small cars 226,501 units, up 52,837 units or 30.4%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
140,088 units, up 33,964 units or 32.0%

2) Trucks: 123,303 units, up 23,772 units or 23.9%
Standard truck vehicles 53,006 units, up 9,613 units or 22.2%
Small trucks 25,762 units, up 2,486 units or 10.7%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
44,535 units, up 11,673 units or 35.5%

3) Buses: 10,148 units, down 322 units or 3.1%
Large buses 898 units, down 65 units or 6.7%
Small buses 9,250 units, down 257 units or 2.7%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in February 2012 stood at 519,626 vehicles, up 29.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

February 2012 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 449,285 units, up 31.7%
Trucks 69,236 units, up 17.0%
Buses 1,105 units, up 1.4%

Exports (result) stood at 105.3% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile February 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 346,215 122.1
Nissan 111,786 119.6
Mitsubishi 52,205 84.8
Mitsubishi Fuso 6,988 115.4
Mazda 70,279 99.8
Isuzu 22,666 126.4
Honda 115,920 164.8
Hino 13,739 142.7
Suzuki 86,584 103.4
Daihatsu 74,189 130.8
Subaru 49,495 121.5
UD Trucks 1,966 147.4
Others 236 127.6
Total 952,268 119.7

Motorcycle Production Data for February 2012

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in February 2012 was recorded as 66,400 units. Compared with the 57,967 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 8,433 units or 14.5%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for three consecutive months.

February 2012 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 8,264 units, down 57 units or 0.7%
51 - 125cc 3,821 units, down 397 units or 9.4%
126 - 250cc 6,509 units, down 62 units or 0.9%
Over 250cc 47,806 units, up 8,949 units or 23.0%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in February 2012 stood at 30,906 units, a decrease of 10.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

February 2012 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 17,993 units, down 15.8%
51 - 125cc 7,637 units, down 15.6%
126 - 250cc 2,612 units, up 57.7%
Over 250cc 2,664 units, up 13.5%

Exports (result) stood at 108.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle February 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 23,114 166.2
Suzuki 16,733 93.6
Yamaha 17,785 114.5
Kawasaki 8,768 82.4
Others 0 0
Total 66,400 114.5

Automobile Export Data for February 2012

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in February 2012 was recorded as 454,449 units. Compared with the 431,562 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 22,887 units or 5.3%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for two consecutive months.

February 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 402,909units (including 16,736 units for KD)
Up 17,226 units or 4.5%
Trucks 40,548 units (including 17,075 units for KD)
Up 4,904 units or 13.8%
Buses 10,992 units (including 1,393 units for KD)
Up 757 units or 7.4%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for February 2012 was $14,596.396 million including $10,928.382 million for vehicles and $3,668.014 million for parts. This is an increase of $1,505.972 million or 11.5% as compared with $13,090.424 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

February 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 51,816 97.2
Middle-East 45,056 90.0
Europe 79,987 75.0
(EU) 37,103 67.9
North America 187,471 129.3
(U.S.A). 165,429 130.6
Latin America 30,921 101.5
Africa 14,835 111.2
Oceania 43,362 133.7
Others 1,001 263.4
Total 454,449 105.3
Reference: February 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile February 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 184,179 113.4
Nissan 65,031 120.0
Mazda 55,781 88.7
Mitsubishi 34,321 75.3
Isuzu 14,457 105.2
Daihatsu 1,438 75.7
Honda 33,019 114.8
Subaru 35,556 115.5
UD Trucks 1,184 110.0
Hino 8,661 148.6
Suzuki 16,593 78.0
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,229 131.7
Total 454,449 105.3

Motorcycle Export Data for February 2012

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in February 2012 was recorded as 56,306 units. Compared with the 51,900 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 4,406 units or 8.5%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for six consecutive months.

February 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 1,775 units, up 530 units or 42.6%
51 - 125cc class 1,773 units, down 1,567 units or 46.9%
126 - 250cc class 4,354 units, down 10 units or 0.2%
Over 250cc class 48,404 units, up 5,453 units or 12.7%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for February 2012 was $513.804 million including $388.981 million for vehicles and $124.823 million for parts. This is an increase of $26.275 million or 5.4% as compared with $487.529 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

February 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 3,222 110.4
Middle-East 256 66.0
Europe 25,414 134.1
(EU) 23,523 135.8
North America 20,971 97.6
(U.S.A). 17,720 95.7
Latin America 2,303 104.3
Africa 1,542 70.6
Oceania 2,598 69.2
Others 0 0
Total 56,306 108.5
Reference: February 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle February 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 19,071 276.1
Suzuki 12,877 69.4
Yamaha 13,539 84.6
Kawasaki 10,819 103.6
Total 56,306 108.5