June 29, 2012

May 2012 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for May 2012

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in May 2012 was recorded as 781,340 units. Compared with the 489,759 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 291,581 units or 59.5%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for eight consecutive months.

May 2012 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 672,780 units, up 261,809 units or 63.7%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
363,734 units, up 128,864 units or 54.9%
Small cars 172,295 units, up 65,487 units or 61.3%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
136,751 units, up 67,458 units or 97.4%

2) Trucks: 99,862 units, up 25,022 units or 33.4%
Standard truck vehicles 45,786 units, up 12,764 units or 38.7%
Small trucks 21,441 units, up 6,785 units or 46.3%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
32,635 units, up 5,473 units or 20.1 %

3) Buses: 8,698 units, up 4,750 units or 120.3%
Large buses 886 units, up 351 units or 65.6%
Small buses 7,812 units, up 4,399 units or 128.9%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in May 2012 stood at 394,950 vehicles, up 66.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

May 2012 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 337,978 units, up 68.6%
Trucks 56,236 units, up 53.6%
Buses 736 units, up 158.2%

Exports (result) :Up 91.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile May 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 274,811 255.8
Nissan 84,201 105.2
Mitsubishi 39,485 84.0
Mitsubishi Fuso 7,241 181.3
Mazda 67,654 108.8
Isuzu 19,127 119.3
Honda 74,043 213.1
Hino 11,957 169.6
Suzuki 93,480 144.2
Daihatsu 66,660 159.1
Subaru 40,292 179.6
UD Trucks 2,181 114.9
Others 208 123.1
Total 781,340 159.5

Motorcycle Production Data for May 2012

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in May 2012 was recorded as 41,334 units. Compared with the 53,105 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 11,771 units or 22.2%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year after five months of upturn.

May 2012 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 7,173 units, down 7,802 units or 52.1%
51 - 125cc 3,557 units, down 2,654 units or 42.7%
126 - 250cc 7,887 units, up 1,918 units or 32.1%
Over 250cc 22,717 units, down 3,233 units or 12.5%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in May 2012 stood at 34,622 units, an increase of 0.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

May 2012 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 20,277 units, down 18.2%
51 - 125cc 7,868 units, up 49.2%
126 - 250cc 4,310 units, up 61.8%
Over 250cc 2,167 units, up 17.3%

Exports (result) :Down 13.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle May 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 13,875 77.0
Suzuki 9,776 56.4
Yamaha 12,151 129.2
Kawasaki 5,532 66.4
Others 0 0
Total 41,334 77.8

Automobile Export Data for May 2012

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in May 2012 was recorded as 387,776 units. Compared with the 202,833 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 184,943 units or 91.2%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for five consecutive months.

May 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 342,566 units (including 12,879 units for KD)
up 163,665 units or 91.5%
Trucks 36,389 units (including 17,781 units for KD)
up 16,245 units or 80.6%
Buses 8,821 units (including 2,021 units for KD)
up 5,033 units or 132.9%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for May 2012 was $12,816.762 million including $9,101.394 million for vehicles and $3,715.368 million for parts. This is an increase of $6,056.136 million or 89.6% as compared with $6,760.626 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

May 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 50,251 180.6
Middle-East 40,042 321.9
Europe 64,566 145.0
(EU) 31,337 135.2
North America 155,694 217.9
(U.S.A). 143,653 229.9
Latin America 28,366 145.0
Africa 12,978 316.7
Oceania 35,492 155.2
Others 387 921.4
Total 387,776 191.2
Reference: May 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile May 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 165,630 391.4
Nissan 47,915 105.7
Mazda 55,957 179.1
Mitsubishi 22,614 88.2
Isuzu 13,457 149.3
Daihatsu 477 63.6
Honda 20,979 227.9
Subaru 34,068 180.3
UD Trucks 1,001 129.3
Hino 6,912 168.4
Suzuki 14,030 98.6
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,736 354.5
Total 387,776 191.2

Motorcycle Export Data for May 2012

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in May 2012 was recorded as 29,351 units. Compared with the 33,946 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 4,595 units or 13.5%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year after eight months of upturn.

May 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 1,923 units, up 776 units or 67.7%
51 - 125cc class 3,101 units, up 194 units or 6.7%
126 - 250cc class 3,962 units, up 148 units or 3.9%
Over 250cc class 20,365 units, down 5,713 units or 21.9%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for May 2012 was $295.601 million including $183.853 million for vehicles and $111.748 million for parts. This is a decrease of $17.719 million or 5.7% as compared with $313.320 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

May 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 1,205 57.1
Middle-East 222 154.2
Europe 10,662 87.9
(EU) 10,205 86.6
North America 9,936 80.9
(U.S.A). 9,436 77.7
Latin America 2,889 82.3
Africa 1,441 85.9
Oceania 2,996 143.1
Others 0 0
Total 29,351 86.5
Reference: May 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle May 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 8,271 103.0
Suzuki 6,898 62.7
Yamaha 9,119 94.0
Kawasaki 5,063 97.3
Total 29,351 86.5