December 27, 2012

November 2012 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for November 2012

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in November 2012 was recorded as 767,530 units. Compared with the 838,128 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 70,598 units or 8.4%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for three consecutive months.

November 2012 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 651,316 units, down 53,606 units or 7.6%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
361,900 units, down 50,356 units or 12.2%
Small cars 157,719 units, down 22,314 units or 12.4%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
131,697 units, up 19,064 units or 16.9%

2) Trucks: 104,384 units, down 18,044 units or 14.7%
Standard truck vehicles 49,528 units, down 4,661 units or 8.6%
Small trucks 23,001 units, down 1,281 units or 5.3%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
31,855 units, down 12,102 units or 27.5%

3) Buses: 11,830 units, up 1,052 units or 9.8%
Large buses 876 units, up 60 units or 7.4%
Small buses 10,954 units, up 992 units or 10.0%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in November 2012 stood at 393,942 vehicles, down 0.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

November 2012 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 324,423 units, up 0.2%
Trucks 68,788 units, down 3.2%
Buses 731 units, down 16.3%

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

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile November 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 257,783 93.1
Nissan 93,607 77.9
Mitsubishi 34,355 67.3
Mitsubishi Fuso 7,769 93.4
Mazda 74,200 91.9
Isuzu 21,034 104.3
Honda 71,978 132.3
Hino 13,404 106.9
Suzuki 83,799 88.6
Daihatsu 56,532 86.3
Subaru 51,592 100.0
UD Trucks 1,477 74.0
Others - -
Total 767,530 91.6

Motorcycle Production Data for November 2012

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in November 2012 was recorded as 45,192 units. Compared with the 58,055 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 12,863 units or 22.2%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for seven consecutive months.

November 2012 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 5,440 units, down 983 units or 15.3%
51 - 125cc 2,162 units, down 2,558 units or 54.2%
126 - 250cc 6,310 units, down 3,731 units or 37.2%
Over 250cc 31,280 units, down 5,591 units or 15.2%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in November 2012 stood at 30,147 units, a decrease of 6.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

November 2012 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 16,921 units, down 6.1%
51 - 125cc 8,742 units, down 16.4%
126 - 250cc 2,689 units, up 23.1%
Over 250cc 1,795 units, up 24.9%

Exports (result) :Down 25.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle November 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 13,017 67.8
Suzuki 12,241 135.3
Yamaha 12,789 76.7
Kawasaki 7,145 54.4
Others - -
Total 45,192 77.8

Automobile Export Data for November 2012

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in November 2012 was recorded as 382,778 units. Compared with the 442,672 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 59,894 units or 13.5%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for four consecutive months.

November 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 330,612 units (including 16,913 units for KD)
down 52,741 units or 13.8%
Trucks 40,686 units (including 21,694 units for KD)
down 6,444 units or 13.7%
Buses 11,480 units (including 2,509 units for KD)
down 709 units or 5.8%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for November 2012 was $12,457.854 million including $9,214.558 million for vehicles and $3,243.296 million for parts. This is a decrease of $1,363.320 million or 9.9% as compared with $13,821.174 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

November 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 36,876 65.2
Middle-East 45,928 117.6
Europe 70,038 81.7
(EU) 36,952 79.2
North America 154,881 88.7
(U.S.A). 143,337 92.3
Latin America 22,652 72.1
Africa 11,954 80.4
Oceania 40,050 100.9
Others 399 57.8
Total 382,778 86.5
Reference: November 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile November 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 153,037 102.8
Nissan 50,803 64.1
Mazda 67,855 96.5
Mitsubishi 24,277 74.9
Isuzu 14,872 92.4
Daihatsu 551 30.9
Honda 13,928 72.5
Subaru 30,496 85.3
UD Trucks 818 60.1
Hino 8,250 92.7
Suzuki 12,897 57.6
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,994 80.2
Total 382,778 86.5

Motorcycle Export Data for November 2012

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in November 2012 was recorded as 38,462 units. Compared with the 51,354 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 12,892 units or 25.1%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for two consecutive months.

November 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 576 units, down 1,665 units or 74.3%
51 - 125cc class 2,978 units, down 932 units or 23.8%
126 - 250cc class 4,149 units, down 5,175 units or 55.5%
Over 250cc class 30,759 units, down 5,120 units or 14.3%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for November 2012 was $400.945 million including $297.398 million for vehicles and $103.547 million for parts. This is a decrease of $38.041 million or 8.7% as compared with $438,986 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

November 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 1,684 41.0
Middle-East 199 98.5
Europe 10,191 60.3
(EU) 9,536 58.4
North America 18,922 93.8
(U.S.A). 18,290 93.2
Latin America 2,989 78.0
Africa 1,141 79.8
Oceania 3,336 70.8
Others 0 -
Total 38,462 74.9
Reference: November 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle November 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 9,529 73.0
Suzuki 9,950 132.3
Yamaha 11,915 68.8
Kawasaki 7,068 52.5
Total 38,462 74.9