October 30, 2012

September 2012 and the First Half of Fiscal Year 2012
Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for September 2012

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in September 2012 was recorded as 773,990 units. Compared with the 883,598 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 109,608 units or 12.4%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year after twelve months of upturn.

September 2012 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 662,070 units, down 94,545 units or 12.5%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
361,574 units, down 78,373 units or 17.8%
Small cars 180,030 units, down 22,487 units or 11.1%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
120,466 units, up 6,315 units or 5.5%

2) Trucks: 101,064 units, down 14,787 units or 12.8%
Standard truck vehicles 46,562 units, down 9,490 units or 16.9%
Small trucks 24,164 units, up 226 units or 0.9%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
30,338 units, down 5,523 units or 15.4%

3) Buses: 10,856 units, down 276 units or 2.5%
Large buses 950 units, up 188 units or 24.7%
Small buses 9,906 units, down 464 units or 4.5%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in September 2012 stood at 446,687 vehicles, down 3.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

September 2012 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 377,738 units, down 3.7%
Trucks 67,961 units, down 1.9%
Buses 988 units, up 16.8%

Exports (result) :Down 19.6% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile September 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 271,517 87.8
Nissan 96,585 86.1
Mitsubishi 41,955 73.4
Mitsubishi Fuso 7,185 71.4
Mazda 66,284 79.1
Isuzu 18,043 76.4
Honda 72,200 96.4
Hino 12,673 109.8
Suzuki 81,686 80.7
Daihatsu 55,961 94.5
Subaru 48,153 126.3
UD Trucks 1,622 73.8
Others 126 62.7
Total 773,990 87.6

Automobile Production Data for the First Half of Calendar Year 2012 (January 2012 - September 2012)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production for The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 (April 2012 - September 2012) was recorded as 4,906,628 units. Compared with the 3,902,322 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 1,004,306 units or 25.7%, and production increase after last year’s downturn.

The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 4,230,137 units, up 918,414 units or 27.7%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
2,290,808 units, up 362,125 units or 18.8%
Small cars 1,124,503 units, up 260,178 units or 30.1%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
814,826 units, up 296,111 units or 57.1%
2) Trucks: 617,984 units, up 76,077 units or 14.0%
Standard truck vehicles 288,693 units, up 39,147 units or 15.7%
Small trucks 137,046 units, up 25,027 units or 22.3%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
192,245 units, up 11,903 units or 6.6%
3) Buses: 58,507 units, up 9,815 units or 20.2%
Large buses 5,159 units, up 799 units or 18.3%
Small buses 53,348 units, up 9,016 units or 20.3%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales for The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 stood at 2,590,506 vehicles, an increase of 33.5% as compared with the same period of previous year.

The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 2,215,645 units, up 36.2%
Trucks 369,510 units, up 19.7%
Buses 5,351 units, up 23.3%

Exports (result) :Up 19.4% as compared with the same period of previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile The First Half of Calendar Year 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 2,743,898 145.8
Nissan 866,227 113.6
Mitsubishi 404,658 89.3
Mitsubishi Fuso 66,135 124.7
Mazda 624,364 106.1
Isuzu 179,881 127.2
Honda 817,288 174.4
Hino 115,974 148.1
Suzuki 814,916 120.9
Daihatsu 612,427 147.1
Subaru 415,468 153.0
UD Trucks 17,530 103.8
Others 1,873 124.4
Total 7,680,639 132.2

Motorcycle Production Data for September 2012

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in September 2012 was recorded as 46,509 units. Compared with the 57,480 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 10,971 units or 19.1%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for five consecutive months.

September 2012 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc & under 7,838 units, down 1,493 units or 16.0%
51 - 125cc 3,169 units, down 7,471 units or 70.2%
126 - 250cc 9,228 units, down 2,126 units or 18.7%
Over 250cc 26,274 units, up 119 units or 0.5%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in September 2012 stood at 39,494 units, an increase of 1.3% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

September 2012 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc & under 25,679 units, down 1.2%
51 - 125cc 7,851 units, up 1.3%
126 - 250cc 3,877 units, up 9.1%
Over 250cc 2,087 units, up 22.6%

Exports (result) :Up 4.0% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle September 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 16,354 76.9
Suzuki 11,014 105.7
Yamaha 12,662 91.0
Kawasaki 6,215 52.4
Others 264 13,200.0
Total 46,509 80.9

Motorcycle Production Data for the First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 (April 2012 - September 2012)

Number of Motorcycle Produced
Motorcycle production for The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 (April 2012 - September 2012) was recorded as 264,553 units. Compared with the 315,000 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 50,447 units or 16.0%, and production decrease after three years of upturn.

The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc & under 46,365 units, down 13,737 units or 22.9%
51 - 125cc 21,292 units, down 17,272 units or 44.8%
126 - 250cc 52,082 units, down 7,495 units or 12.6%
Over 250cc 144,814 units, down 11,943 units or 7.6%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) for The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 stood at 208,046 units, a decrease of 3.1% as compared with the same period of the previous year.

The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc & under 128,451 units, down 7.5%
51 - 125cc 41,940 units, down 9.9%
126 - 250cc 23,507 units, up 27.1%
Over 250cc 14,148 units, up 32.3%

Exports (result) :Down 4.9% as compared with the same period of previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle The First Half of Calendar Year 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 160,549 110.6
Suzuki 109,676 85.7
Yamaha 127,482 112.3
Kawasaki 56,561

71.9

Others 674

1567.4

Total 454,942

97.7


Automobile Export Data for September 2012

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in September 2012 was recorded as 384,068 units. Compared with the 477,911 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 93,843 units or 19.6%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for two consecutive months.

September 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 329,886 units (including 16,459 units for KD)
Down 90,184 units or 21.5%
Trucks 42,729 units (including 21,920 units for KD)
Down 3,044 units or 6.7%
Buses 11,453 units (including 2,553 units for KD)
Down 615 units or 5.1%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for September 2012 was $13,103.217 million including $9,178.195 million for vehicles and $3,925.022 million for parts. This is a decrease of $2,395.141 million or 15.5% as compared with $15,498.358 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

September 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 51,026 80.9
Middle-East 44,900 107.7
Europe 67,375 58.0
(EU) 32,082 56.9
North America 137,863 87.4
(U.S.A). 125,328 87.7
Latin America 29,479 77.1
Africa 14,282 86.3
Oceania 38,737 87.7
Others 406 133.6
Total 384,068 80.4
Reference: September 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile September 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 154,483 85.6
Nissan 54,633 69.3
Mazda 52,057 80.5
Mitsubishi 32,639 75.5
Isuzu 16,110 100.1
Daihatsu 1,238 47.1
Honda 9,689 43.0
Subaru 32,851 124.8
UD Trucks 1,002 63.5
Hino 8,979 137.4
Suzuki 15,591 53.7
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,796 81.7
Total 384,068 80.4

Automobile Export Data for the First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 (April 2012 - September 2012)

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export for The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 was recorded as 2,367,260 units. Compared with the 1,983,027 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 384,233 units or 19.4%, and export increase after last year’s downturn.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 2,066,800 units (including 88,248 units for KD)
Up 328,283 units or 18.9%
Trucks 238,646 units (including 117,137 units for KD)
Up 45,135 units or 23.3%
Buses 61,814 units (including 12,747 units for KD)
Up 10,815 units or 21.2%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 was $78,963.553 million including $56,606.155 million for vehicles and $22,357.398 million for parts. This is an increase of $13,314.562 million or 20.3% as compared with $65,648.991 million recorded for the previous year.

Reference: The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Automobile The First Half of Calendar Year 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 300,446 113.7
Middle-East 251,497 142.6
Europe 427,934 96.6
(EU) 196,788 87.0
North America 907,608 132.8
(U.S.A). 825,457 132.7
Latin America 173,520 101.8
Africa 84,955 135.2
Oceania 218,877 121.0
Others 2,423 131.1
Total 2,367,260 119.4
Reference: The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile September 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 988,099 148.6
Nissan 330,977 97.1
Mazda 310,207 102.7
Mitsubishi 173,873 83.8
Isuzu 87,146 127.7
Daihatsu 4,667 42.8
Honda 95,874 106.7
Subaru 188,257 165.4
UD Trucks 6,820 92.0
Hino 48,834 147.4
Suzuki 102,024 83.1
Mitsubishi Fuso 30,482 141.2
Total 2,367,260 119.4

 


Motorcycle Export Data for September 2012

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in September 2012 was recorded as 42,469 units. Compared with the 40,848 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 1,621 units or 4.0%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for two consecutive months.

September 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc & under class 3,444 units, up 1,394 units or 68.0%
51 - 125cc class 4,549 units, down 1,814 units or 28.5%
126 - 250cc class 9,752 units, up 133 units or 1.4%
Over 250cc class 24,724 units, up 1,908 units or 8.4%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for September 2012 was $349.279 million including $238.230 million for vehicles and $111.049 million for parts. This is a decrease of $423.006 million or 6.2% as compared with $372.285 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

Reference: September 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 1,587 46.0
Middle-East 833 177.2
Europe 10,890 113.0
(EU) 10,165 108.0
North America 16,569 108.0
(U.S.A). 14,137 102.9
Latin America 6,351 146.1
Africa 1,800 96.8
Oceania 4,439 77.3
Others 0
Total 42,469 104.0
Reference: September 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle September 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 18,167 164.3
Suzuki 4,409 84.1
Yamaha 14,287 107.9
Kawasaki 5,606 49.6
Total 42,469 104.0

Motorcycle Export Data for the First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 (April 2012 - September 2012)

Number of Motorcycle Exported
Motorcycle export for The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 was recorded as 210,856 units. Compared with the 221,834 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 10,978 units or 4.9%, and export decrease for two consecutive years.

The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc & under class 10,195 units, up 474 units or 4.9%
51 - 125cc class 20,127 units, down 4,489 units or 18.2%
126 - 250cc class 38,303 units, down 5,966 units or 13.5%
Over 250cc class 142,231 units, down 997 units or 0.7%

Value of Motorcycle Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 was $1,935.183 million including $1,262.443 million for vehicles and $672.740 million for parts. This is a decrease of $128.356 million or 6.2% as compared with $2,063.539 million recorded for the previous year.

Reference: The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 8,733 43.2
Middle-East 2,640 156.2
Europe 62,014 86.4
(EU) 58,857 84.2
North America 78,126 107.7
(U.S.A). 70,923 106.2
Latin America 31,606 118.9
Africa 10,307 106.3
Oceania 17,430 89.9
Others 0
Total 210,856 95.1
Reference: The First Half of Fiscal Year 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle The First Half of Calendar Year 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 70,956 113.3
Suzuki 40,080 78.8
Yamaha 70,622 114.3
Kawasaki 29,198 62.7
Total 210,856 95.1