May 31, 2012

April 2012 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for April 2012

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in April 2012 was recorded as 799,474 units. Compared with the 292,044 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 507,430 units or 173.8%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for seven consecutive months.

April 2012 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 692,011 units, up 442,239 units or 177.1%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
388,240 units, up 240,143 units or 162.2%
Small cars 167,277 units, up 115,001 units or 220.0%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
136,494 units, up 87,095 units or 176.3%

2) Trucks: 97,895 units, up 57,547 units or 142.6%
Standard truck vehicles 48,466 units, up 32,983 units or 213.0%
Small trucks 18,364 units, up 10,602 units or 136.6%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
31,065 units, up 13,962 units or 81.6 %

3) Buses: 9,568 units, up 7,644 units or 397.3%
Large buses 913 units, up 623 units or 214.8%
Small buses 8,655 units, up 7,021 units or 429.7%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in April 2012 stood at 359,631 vehicles, up 93.7% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

April 2012 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 306,261 units, up 99.5%
Trucks 52,368 units, up 65.1%
Buses 1,002 units, up 139.1%

Exports (result) stood at 219.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile April 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 275,761 512.3
Nissan 85,734 194.0
Mitsubishi 39,056 142.1
Mitsubishi Fuso 7,733 481.5
Mazda 65,484 185.4
Isuzu 19,513 407.0
Honda 87,049 614.4
Hino 12,373 250.5
Suzuki 93,668 160.4
Daihatsu 64,839 315.1
Subaru 46,003 181.2
UD Trucks 2,053 167.5
Others 208 156.4
Total 799,474 273.8

Motorcycle Production Data for April 2012

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in April 2012 was recorded as 44,267 units. Compared with the 43,741 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 526 units or 1.2%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for five consecutive months.

April 2012 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 10,014 units, up 2,986 units or 42.5%
51 - 125cc 3,564 units, up 580 units or 19.4%
126 - 250cc 6,449 units, up 1,061 units or 19.7%
Over 250cc 24,240 units, down 4,101 units or 14.5%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in April 2012 stood at 36,437 units, an increase of 6.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

April 2012 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 24,053 units, down 2.1%
51 - 125cc 6,217 units, up 8.7%
126 - 250cc 3,189 units, up 45.6%
Over 250cc 2,978 units, up 69.1%

Exports (result) stood at 121.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle April 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 14,837 101.7
Suzuki 11,178 81.0
Yamaha 13,665 136.9
Kawasaki 4,587 85.4
Others 0 0
Total 44,267 101.2

Automobile Export Data for April 2012

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in April 2012 was recorded as 402,389 units. Compared with the 126,061 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 276,328 units or 219.2%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for four consecutive months.

April 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 351,648 units (including 13,861 units for KD)
up 113,291 units or 210.4%
Trucks 40,717 units (including 20,129 units for KD)
up 10,917 units or 273.0%
Buses 10,024 units (including 1,783 units for KD)
up 1,853 units or 441.0%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for April 2012 was $13,617.109 million including $9,838.099 million for vehicles and $3,779.010 million for parts. This is an increase of $7,703.663 million or 130.3% as compared with $5,913.446 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

April 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 51,130 280.9
Middle-East 43,997 543.4
Europe 68,491 200.7
(EU) 32,679 182.5
North America 157,157 391.1
(U.S.A). 139,645 379.8
Latin America 29,501 263.0
Africa 13,249 320.3
Oceania 38,499 386.5
Others 365 260.7
Total 402,389 319.2
Reference: April 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile April 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 180,050 580.3
Nissan 52,,660 359.7
Mazda 44,218 214.6
Mitsubishi 26,453 135.7
Isuzu 14,907 538.2
Daihatsu 618 62.8
Honda 21,977 339.5
Subaru 29,822 364.5
UD Trucks 1,388 200.6
Hino 8,669 282.5
Suzuki 16,392 95.7
Mitsubishi Fuso 5,235 520.4
Total 402,389 319.2

Motorcycle Export Data for April 2012

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in April 2012 was recorded as 38,099 units. Compared with the 31,435 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 6,664 units or 21.2%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for eight consecutive months.

April 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 1,182 units, up 1,017 units or 616.4%
51 - 125cc class 2,739 units, up 884 units or 47.7%
126 - 250cc class 3,049 units, down 2,084 units or 40.6%
Over 250cc class 31,129 units, up 6,847 units or 28.2%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for April 2012 was $395.347 million including $271.374 million for vehicles and $123.973 million for parts. This is an increase of $36.654 million or 10.2% as compared with $358.693 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

April 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 1,492 38.7
Middle-East 248 57.8
Europe 14,283 114.1
(EU) 13,292 110.7
North America 10,557 127.2
(U.S.A). 10,017 131.3
Latin America 7,073 188.5
Africa 1,561 98.9
Oceania 2,885 288.5
Others 0 0
Total 38,099 121.2
Reference: April 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle April 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 10,410 138.3
Suzuki 11,296 95.4
Yamaha 12,308 210.9
Kawasaki 4,085 65.6
Total 38,099 121.2