April 27, 2012

March 2012 and Fiscal Year 2011
Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for March 2012

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in March 2012 was recorded as 984,567 units. Compared with the 403,937 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 580,630 units or 243.7%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for six consecutive months.

March 2012 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 857,579 units, up 509,105 units or 246.1%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
459,959 units, up 252,978 units or 222.2%
Small cars 244,621 units, up 154,432 units or 271.2%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
152,999 units, up 101,695 units or 298.2%

2) Trucks: 116,049 units, up 65,268 units or 228.5%
Standard truck vehicles 55,012 units, up 34,527 units or 268.5%
Small trucks 26,033 units, up 15,369 units or 244.1%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
35,004 units, up 15,372 units or 178.3 %

3) Buses: 10,939 units, up 6,257 units or 233.6%
Large buses 1,081 units, up 482 units or 180.5%
Small buses 9,858 units, up 5,775 units or 241.4%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in March 2012 stood at 751,888 vehicles, up 171.8% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

March 2012 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 640,916 units, up 176.3%
Trucks 108,498 units, up 150.7%
Buses 2,474 units, up 121.5%

Exports (result) stood at 138.3% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile March 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 364,928 281.8
Nissan 100,814 211.8
Mitsubishi 57,712 116.7
Mitsubishi Fuso 7,608 288.7
Mazda 72,639 182.1
Isuzu 23,702 295.2
Honda 119,711 344.5
Hino 14,373 304.1
Suzuki 97,137 232.4
Daihatsu 76,280 271.5
Subaru 47,070 284.8
UD Trucks 2,296 258.3
Others 297 330.0
Total 984,567 243.7

Automobile Production Data for Fiscal Year 2011 (April 2011 - March 2012)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production for Fiscal Year 2011 (April 2011 - March 2012) was recorded as 9,267,037 units. Compared with the 8,993,897 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 273,140 units or 3.0%, and production increase for two consecutive years.

Fiscal Year 2011 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 7,911,073 units, up 170,010 units or 2.2%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
4,519,486 units, down 66,402 units or 1.4%
Small cars 2,107,442 units, up 151,214 units or 7.7%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
1,284,145 units, up 85,198 units or 7.1%
2) Trucks: 1,244,813 units, up 97,951 units or 8.5%
Standard truck vehicles 562,598 units, up 61,709 units or 12.3%
Small trucks 253,656 units, up 24,848 units or 10.9%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
428,559 units, up 11,394 units or 2.7%
3) Buses: 111,151 units, up 5,179 units or 4.9%
Large buses 9,685 units, down 228 units or 2.3%
Small buses 101,466 units, up 5,407 units or 5.6%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales for Fiscal Year 2011 stood at 4,753,273 vehicles.  Compared with the 4,601,135 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 3.3% and production increase after last year’s downturn.

Fiscal Year 2011 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 4,009,988 units, up 3.3%
Trucks 732,158 units, up 3.2%
Buses 11,127 units, down 2.9%

Exports (result) stood at 96.2% as compared with the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Fiscal Year 2011
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 3,119,709 103.9
Nissan 1,198,826 111.8
Mitsubishi 585,860 88.3
Mitsubishi Fuso 86,314 118.6
Mazda 846,574 97.6
Isuzu 222,622 110.4
Honda 870,455 95.4
Hino 130,898 133.0
Suzuki 1,020,456 102.6
Daihatsu 689,911 111.4
Subaru 468,005 102.0
UD Trucks 24,867 87.8
Others 2,540 152.9
Total 9,267,037 103.0

Motorcycle Production Data for March 2012

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in March 2012 was recorded as 63,033 units. Compared with the 37,841 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 25,192 units or 66.6%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for four consecutive months.

March 2012 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 9,890 units, up 3,757 units or 61.3%
51 - 125cc 6,128 units, up 3,694 units or 151.8%
126 - 250cc 6,321 units, up 1,441 units or 29.5%
Over 250cc 40,694 units, up 16,300 units or 66.8%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in March 2012 stood at 46,132 units, an increase of 21.9% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

March 2012 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 29,780 units, up 21.0%
51 - 125cc 10,563 units, up 29.9%
126 - 250cc 3,209 units, down 0.6%
Over 250cc 2,580 units, up 36.6%

Exports (result) stood at 120.0% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle March 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 22,158 250.1
Suzuki 14,998 111.8
Yamaha 20,771 213.7
Kawasaki 5,106 87.5
Others 0 0
Total 63,033 166.6

Motorcycle Production Data for Fiscal Year 2011 (April 2011 - March 2012)

Number of Motorcycle Produced
Motorcycle production for Fiscal Year 2011 (April 2011 - March 2012) was recorded as 678,949 units. Compared with the 633,925 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 45,024 units or 7.1%, and production increase for two consecutive years.

Fiscal Year 2011 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 107,362 units, up 13,755 units or 14.7%
51 - 125cc 64,665 units, down 10,116 units or 13.5%
126 - 250cc 108,107 units, up 5,885 units or 5.8%
Over 250cc 398,815 units, up 35,500 units or 9.8%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) for Fiscal Year 2011 stood at 407,567 units.  Compared with the 379,650 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 7.4% and increase for two consecutive years.

Fiscal Year 2011 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 257,314 units, up 9.6%
51 - 125cc 95,187 units, up 1.9%
126 - 250cc 33,148 units, up 25.1%
Over 250cc 21,918 units, down 12.2%

Exports (result) stood at 105.5% as compared with the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Fiscal Year 2011
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 229,868 127.5
Suzuki 159,118 92.2
Yamaha 176,798 105.4
Kawasaki 113,129 100.0
Others 36 45.0
Total 678,949 107.1

Automobile Export Data for March 2012

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in March 2012 was recorded as 432,047 units. Compared with the 312,478 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 119,569 units or 38.3%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for three consecutive months.

March 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 375,649 units (including 16,052 units for KD)
up 99,098 units or 35.8%
Trucks 45,611 units (including 21,035 units for KD)
up 17,287 units or 61.0%
Buses 10,787 units (including 1,924 units for KD)
up 3,184 units or 41.9%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for March 2012 was $14,582.458 million including $10,426.801 million for vehicles and $4,155.657 million for parts. This is an increase of $4,609.724 million or 46.2% as compared with $9,972.734 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

March 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 57,433 134.2
Middle-East 55,133 158.4
Europe 68,951 101.6
(EU) 27,899 77.2
North America 157,933 157.9
(U.S.A). 134,769 146.7
Latin America 34,103 123.7
Africa 15,212 107.3
Oceania 42,604 172.2
Others 678 139.2
Total 432,047 138.3
Reference: March 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile March 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 179,998 167.0
Nissan 46,680 111.8
Mazda 53,045 133.8
Mitsubishi 45,023 98.6
Isuzu 18,124 165.0
Daihatsu 1,046 60.0
Honda 24,893 120.3
Subaru 31,802 168.8
UD Trucks 1,351 223.7
Hino 9,512 195.4
Suzuki 16,545 95.6
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,028 154.3
Total 432,047 138.3

Automobile Export Data for Fiscal Year 2011 (April 2011 ・March 2012)

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export for Fiscal Year 2011 was recorded as 4,621,976 units. Compared with the 4,806,058 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 184,082 units or 3.8%, and export decrease after last year’s upturn.

Fiscal Year 2011 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 4,057,993 units (including 227,807 units for KD)
 down 195,604 units or 4.6%
Trucks 448,276 units (including 207,655 units for KD)
up 10,682 units or 2.4%
Buses 115,707 units (including 15,334 units for KD)
up 840 units or 0.7%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for Fiscal Year 2011 was $149,245.305 million including $107,412.989 million for vehicles and $41,832.316 million for parts. This is an increase of $7,305.95 million or 5.1% as compared with $141,939.355 million recorded for the previous year.

Export total achieved a 49.9% share of the total production of 9,267,037 units recorded for fiscal year 2011. (*53.4% for fiscal year 2010)

Reference: Fiscal Year 2011 Automobile Export Share by Destination Country (%)
  Total (Units) Share (%) Prev. Year (%) % Chg.
Asia 583,067 12.6 12.1 +0.2
Middle East 432,988 9.4 11.3 -20.4
Europe 950,302 20.6 20.9 -5.4
North America
(U. S. A.)
1,716,017
(1,533,785)
37.1
(33.2)
35.4
(31.6)
+1.0
(+0.9)
Central America 171,826 3.7 3.7 -2.8
South America 195,449 4.2 4.5 -9.5
Africa 153,167 3.3 3.7 -13.5
Oceania 413,516 8.9 8.3 +3.1
Others 5,644 0.1 0.1 -5.5
TOTAL 4,621,976 100.0 100.0 -3.8
Reference: Fiscal Year 2011 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Fiscal Year 2011
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 1,670,818 98.4
Nissan 741,388 108.8
Mazda 653,847 90.5
Mitsubishi 419,252 88.8
Isuzu 159,806 101.2
Daihatsu 19,809 61.6
Honda 253,060 81.6
Subaru 314,507 95.3
UD Trucks 14,843 98.5
Hino 82,441 117.2
Suzuki 241,233 89.9
Mitsubishi Fuso 50,972 106.1
Total 4,621,976 96.2

Motorcycle Export Data for March 2012

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in March 2012 was recorded as 53,963 units. Compared with the 44,971 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 8,992 units or 20.0%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for seven consecutive months.

March 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 1,491 units, up 251 units or 20.2%
51 - 125cc class 4,728 units, up 1,931 units or 69.0%
126 - 250cc class 5,302 units, up 885 units or 20.0%
Over 250cc class 42,442 units, up 5,925 units or 16.2%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for March 2012 was $501.945 million including $363.45 million for vehicles and $138.495 million for parts. This is an increase of $67.565 million or 15.6% as compared with $434.38 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

Reference: March 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 2,069 78.1
Middle-East 1,470 372.2
Europe 22,056 120.1
(EU) 20,191 119.9
North America 18,427 118.2
(U.S.A). 16,021 112.2
Latin America 3,589 115.8
Africa 3,220 166.3
Oceania 3,132 106.9
Others 0 0
Total 53,963 120.0
Reference: March 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle March 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 18,038 282.1
Suzuki 10,523 67.1
Yamaha 20,053 131.5
Kawasaki 5,349 70.0
Total 53,963 120.0

Motorcycle Export Data for Fiscal Year 2011 (April 2011 ・March 2012)

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export for Fiscal Year 2011 was recorded as 520,368 units. Compared with the 493,143 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 27,225 units or 5.5%, and export increase for two consecutive years.

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for Fiscal Year 2011 was $4,785.08 million including $3,276.631 million for vehicles and $1,508.449 million for parts. This is an increase of $319.059 million or 7.1% as compared with $4,466.021 million recorded for the previous year.

Fiscal Year 2011 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Total (Units) Share (%) Prev. Year (%) % Chg.
50cc & under 21,396 4.1 2.8 +53.8
51 - 125cc 44,622 8.6 10.0 -9.6
126 - 250cc 85,528 16.4 16.5 +4.8
Over 250cc 368,822 70.9 70.6 +5.9
TOTAL 520,368 100.0 100.0 +5.5

Export total achieved a 76.6% share of the total production of 678,949 units recorded for fiscal year 2011. (*77.8% for fiscal year 2010)

Reference: Fiscal Year 2011 Motorcycle Export Share by Destination Country (%)
  Total (Units) Share (%) Prev. Year (%) % Chg.
Asia 40,539 7.8 7.8 +4.8
Middle East 4,688 0.9 0.8 +14.2
Europe 185,154 35.6 42.8 -12.3
North America
(U. S. A.)
183,820
(167,388)
35.3
(32.2)
25.1
(21.9)
+48.4
(+54.8)
Central America 5,876 1.1 1.2 +0.3
South America 38,978 7.5 6.7 +17.5
Africa 20,880 4.0 5.2 -18.0
Oceania 40,433 7.8 10.3 -20.4
TOTAL 520,368 100.0 100.0 +5.5
Reference: Fiscal Year 2011 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Fiscal Year 2011
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 153,429 156.4
Suzuki 102,181 83.1
Yamaha 156,217 96.6
Kawasaki 108,541 98.4
Total 520,368 105.5