October 30, 2012

October 2012 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for October 2012

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in October 2012 was recorded as 792,166 units. Compared with the 904,246 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 112,080 units or 12.4%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for two consecutive months.

October 2012 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 680,333 units, down 93,361 units or 12.1%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
377,155 units, down 73,828 units or 16.4%
Small cars 175,240 units, down 34,926 units or 16.6%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
127,938 units, up 15,393 units or 13.7%

2) Trucks: 100,601 units, down 19,434 units or 16.2%
Standard truck vehicles 46,085 units, down 9,637 units or 17.3%
Small trucks 22,603 units, down 1,541 units or 6.4%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
31,913 units, down 8,256 units or 20.6%

3) Buses: 11,232 units, up 715 units or 6.8%
Large buses 951 units, up 94 units or 11.0%
Small buses 10,281 units, up 621 units or 6.4%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in October 2012 stood at 359,333 vehicles, down 5.7% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

October 2012 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 299,334 units, down 6.7%
Trucks 59,271 units, down 0.6%
Buses 728 units, down 0.8%

Exports (result) :Down 18.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile October 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 265,042 83.7
Nissan 100,804 87.0
Mitsubishi 41,060 80.9
Mitsubishi Fuso 6,806 62.8
Mazda 71,825 95.0
Isuzu 19,658 93.4
Honda 80,053 84.2
Hino 12,669 112.6
Suzuki 81,222 83.2
Daihatsu 56,862 92.3
Subaru 54,546 121.1
UD Trucks 1,530 57.7
Others 89 42.8
Total 792,166 87.6

Motorcycle Production Data for October 2012

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in October 2012 was recorded as 47,429 units. Compared with the 56,220 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 8,791 units or 15.6%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for six consecutive months.

October 2012 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 6,310 units, down 671 units or 9.6%
51 - 125cc 2,927 units, down 3,668 units or 55.6%
126 - 250cc 6,306 units, down 3,597 units or 36.3%
Over 250cc 31,886 units, down 855 units or 2.6%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in October 2012 stood at 32,583 units, an increase of 8.0% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

October 2012 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 18,997 units, up 14.9%
51 - 125cc 8,743 units, down 5.9%
126 - 250cc 3,178 units, up 25.1%
Over 250cc 1,665 units, down 6.9%

Exports (result) :Down 16.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle October 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 13,790 79.9
Suzuki 12,607 125.5
Yamaha 13,781 84.6
Kawasaki 6,902 54.7
Others 349 3,490.0
Total 47,429 84.4

Automobile Export Data for October 2012

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in October 2012 was recorded as 384,774 units. Compared with the 472,022 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 87,248 units or 18.5%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for three consecutive months.

October 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 337,226 units (including 18,131 units for KD)
down 79,990 units or 19.2%
Trucks 35,783 units (including 17,133 units for KD)
down 8,377 units or 19.0%
Buses 11,765 units (including 2,553 units for KD)
up 1,119 units or 10.5%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for October 2012 was $12,867.867 million including $9,154.275 million for vehicles and $3,713.592 million for parts. This is a decrease of $1,579.400 million or 10.9% as compared with $14,447.267 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

October 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 38,380 66.7
Middle-East 44,720 102.4
Europe 67,084 59.7
(EU) 31,568 54.5
North America 160,288 95.3
(U.S.A). 145,248 95.0
Latin America 26,692 68.5
Africa 13,084 82.7
Oceania 34,137 97.8
Others 389 73.1
Total 384,774 81.5
Reference: October 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile October 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 153,748 81.2
Nissan 58,157 79.5
Mazda 61,727 115.3
Mitsubishi 29,361 87.1
Isuzu 13,491 88.3
Daihatsu 344 18.9
Honda 6,880 21.5
Subaru 32,844 103.5
UD Trucks 794 65.1
Hino 7,740 111.1
Suzuki 16,065 60.3
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,623 54.3
Total 384,774 81.5

Motorcycle Export Data for October 2012

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in October 2012 was recorded as 35,080 units. Compared with the 41,879 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 6,799 units or 16.2%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year after three months of upturn.

October 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 1,156 units, down 1,113 units or 49.1%
51 - 125cc class 2,474 units, down 2,037 units or 45.2%
126 - 250cc class 5,976 units, down 1,683 units or 22.0%
Over 250cc class 25,474 units, down 1,966 units or 7.2%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for October 2012 was $369.060 million including $255.325 million for vehicles and $113.735 million for parts. This is a decrease of $16.645 million or 4.3% as compared with $385.705 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

October 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 2,243 63.3
Middle-East 286 63,7
Europe 9,352 79.6
(EU) 8,873 77.8
North America 16,162 103.2
(U.S.A). 15,454 102.9
Latin America 2,990 72.8
Africa 1,226 65.0
Oceania 2,821 62.8
Others 0 -
Total 35,080 83.8
Reference: October 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle October 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 9,718 86.9
Suzuki 5,428 94.8
Yamaha 13,603 98.2
Kawasaki 6,331 56,9
Total 35,080 83.8