September 28, 2012

August 2012 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for August 2012

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in August 2012 was recorded as 735,999 units. Compared with the 704,088 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 31,911 units or 4.5%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for eleven consecutive months.

August 2012 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 634,772 units, up 30,455 units or 5.0%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
339,477 units, down 15,236 units or 4.3%
Small cars 179,809 units, up 20,107 units or 12.6%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
115,486 units, up 25,584 units or 28.5%

2) Trucks: 92,230 units, up 2,275 units or 2.5%
Standard truck vehicles 43,875 units, up 2,593 units or 6.3%
Small trucks 21,543 units, up 3,142 units or 17.1%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
26,812 units, down 3,460 units or 11.4 %

3) Buses: 8,997 units, down 819 units or 8.3%
Large buses 831 units, down 3 units or 0.4%
Small buses 8,166 units, down 816 units or 9.1%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in August 2012 stood at 370,777 vehicles, up 12.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

August 2012 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 315,791 units, up 15.6%
Trucks 54,155 units, down 2.2%
Buses 831 units, down 31.8%

Exports (result) :Down 5.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile August 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 262,164 103.9
Nissan 88,096 98.7
Mitsubishi 38,567 95.4
Mitsubishi Fuso 6,940 87.3
Mazda 66,454 97.1
Isuzu 17,573 130.6
Honda 69,461 123.3
Hino 11,746 121.2
Suzuki 80,082 92.9
Daihatsu 55,912 113.9
Subaru 37,287 130.1
UD Trucks 1,597 81.4
Others 120 62.5
Total 735,999 104.5

Motorcycle Production Data for August 2012

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in August 2012 was recorded as 45,574 units. Compared with the 48,256 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 2,682 units or 5.6%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for four consecutive months.

August 2012 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 7,150 units, down 837 units or 10.5%
51 - 125cc 3,680 units, down 2,592 units or 41.3%
126 - 250cc 10,426 units, down 1,010 units or 8.8%
Over 250cc 24,318 units, up 1,757 units or 7.8%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in August 2012 stood at 30,814 units, a decrease of 8.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

August 2012 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 18,472 units, down 8.3%
51 - 125cc 6,874 units, down 23.6%
126 - 250cc 3,971 units, up 49.6%
Over 250cc 1,497 units, down 13.6%

Exports (result) :Up 2.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle August 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 19,719 130.3
Suzuki 9,990 87.6
Yamaha 11,442 101.4
Kawasaki 4,232 40.5
Others 191
Total 45,574 94.4

Automobile Export Data for August 2012

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in August 2012 was recorded as 344,049 units. Compared with the 363,800 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 19,751 units or 5.4%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year after seven months of upturn.

August 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 301,082 units (including 15,243 units for KD)
down 19,439 units or 6.1%
Trucks 33,769 units (including 15,404 units for KD)
up 1,308 units or 4.0%
Buses 9,198 units (including 1,966 units for KD)
down 1,620 units or 15.0%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for August 2012 was $11,663.711 million including $8,237.311 million for vehicles and $3,426.400 million for parts. This is a decrease of $17.165 million or 0.1% as compared with $11,680.876 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

August 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 44,269 92.9
Middle-East 33,488 97.8
Europe 63,269 86.4
(EU) 26,782 69.9
North America 132,387 96.5
(U.S.A). 118,130 93.7
Latin America 25,518 77.5
Africa 12,641 111.6
Oceania 32,008 120.0
Others 469 98.9
Total 344,049 94.6
Reference: August 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile August 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 138,965 100.7
Nissan 50,106 86.6
Mazda 44,495 76.1
Mitsubishi 30,194 97.7
Isuzu 12,225 125.1
Daihatsu 305 12.5
Honda 10,791 62.9
Subaru 24,503 133.8
UD Trucks 910 79.8
Hino 6,768 116.1
Suzuki 20,526 102.6
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,261 108.4
Total 344,049 94.6

Motorcycle Export Data for August 2012

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in August 2012 was recorded as 33,633 units. Compared with the 32,938 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 695 units or 2.1%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year after three months of downturn.

August 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 1,269 units, down 316 units or 19.9%
51 - 125cc class 4,707 units, up 927 units or 24.5%
126 - 250cc class 5,623 units, down 3,345 units or 37.3%
Over 250cc class 22,034 units, up 3,429 units or 18.4%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for August 2012 was $285.412 million including $185.041 million for vehicles and $100.371 million for parts. This is a decrease of $11.464 million or 3.9% as compared with $296.876 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

August 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 1,433 42.1
Middle-East 115 68.5
Europe 7,098 67.9
(EU) 6,901 67.7
North America 14,357 146.4
(U.S.A). 13,240 141.6
Latin America 6,273 150.9
Africa 2,125 156.4
Oceania 2,232 62.0
Others 0
Total 33,633 102.1
Reference: August 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle August 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 11,783 116.0
Suzuki 6,983 165.2
Yamaha 10,681 115.0
Kawasaki 4,186 45.1
Total 33,633 102.1