March 29, 2013

April 2013 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for April 2013

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in April 2013 was recorded as 808,194 units. Compared with the 952,256 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 144,062 units or 15.1%, and production decreased on the same month of the previous year for six consecutive months.

April 2013 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 691,732 units, down 127,085 units or 15.5%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
387,977 units, down 64,251 units or 14.2%
Small cars 162,567 units, down 63,934 units or 28.2%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
141,188 units, up 1,100 units or 0.8%

2) Trucks: 104,795 units, down 18,496 units or 15.0%
Standard truck vehicles 47,788 units, down 5,206 units or 9.8%
Small trucks 24,719 units, down 1,043 units or 4.0%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
32,288 units, down 12,247 units or 27.5%

3) Buses: 11,667 units, up 1,519 units or 15.0%
Large buses 1,007 units, up 109 units or 12.1%
Small buses 10,660 units, up 1,410 units or 15.2%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in April 2013 stood at 477,380 vehicles, down 8.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

April 2013 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 412,890 units, down 8.1%
Trucks 63,576 units, down 8.2%
Buses 914 units, down 17.3%

Exports (result) :Down 13.7% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile April 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 300,652 86.8
Nissan 76,631 68.6
Mitsubishi 43,293 82.9
Mitsubishi Fuso 7,349 105.2
Mazda 84,035 119.6
Isuzu 20,230 89.3
Honda 60,392 52.1
Hino 12,277 89.4
Suzuki 82,332 95.1
Daihatsu 67,914 91.5
Subaru 52,086 105.2
UD Trucks 1,003 51.3
Others - -
Total 808,194 84.9

Motorcycle Production Data for April 2013

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in April 2013 was recorded as 51,309 units. Compared with the 66,400 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 15,091 units or 22.7%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for ten consecutive months.

April 2013 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 6,577 units, down 1,687 units or 20.4%
51 - 125cc 1,707 units, down 2,114 units or 55.3%
126 - 250cc 5,831 units, down 678 units or 10.4%
Over 250cc 37,194 units, down 10,612 units or 22.2%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in April 2013 stood at 29,609 units, a decrease of 4.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

April 2013 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 17,717 units, down 1.5%
51 - 125cc 6,569 units, down 14.0%
126 - 250cc 3,406 units, up 30.4%
Over 250cc 1,917 units, down 28.0%

Exports (result) :Down 22.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle April 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 14,017 60.6
Suzuki 16,390 98.0
Yamaha 15,467 87.0
Kawasaki 5,435 62.0
Others - -
Total 51,309 77.3

Automobile Export Data for April 2013

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in April 2013 was recorded as 392,220 units. Compared with the 454,449 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 62,229 units or 13.7%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for seven consecutive months.

April 2013 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 342,718 units (including 18,602 units for KD)
down 60,191 units or 14.9%
Trucks 38,022 units (including 18,356 units for KD)
down 2,526 units or 6.2%
Buses 11,480 units (including 3,390 units for KD)
up 488 units or 4.4%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for April 2013 was $12,725.943 million including $9,297.389 million for vehicles and $3,428.554 million for parts. This is a decrease of $1,963.797 million or 13.4% as compared with $14,689.740 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

April 2013 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 39,494 76.2
Middle-East 49,620 110.1
Europe 65,583 82.0
(EU) 25,835 69.6
North America 156,028 83.2
(U.S.A). 135,310 81.8
Latin America 28,574 92.4
Africa 15,286 103.0
Oceania 37,293 86.0
Others 342 34.2
Total 392,220 86.3
Reference: April 2013 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile April 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 168,776 91.6
Nissan 33,853 52.1
Mazda 68,936 123.6
Mitsubishi 30,877 90.0
Isuzu 14,344 99.2
Daihatsu 511 35.5
Honda 10,443 31.6
Subaru 38,152 107.3
UD Trucks 537 45.4
Hino 7,530 86.9
Suzuki 14,561 87.8
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,700 87.5
Total 392,220 86.3

Motorcycle Export Data for April 2013

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in April 2013 was recorded as 43,678 units. Compared with the 56,306 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 12,628 units or 22.4%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for five consecutive months.

April 2013 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 1,585 units, down 190 units or 10.7%
51 - 125cc class 1,574 units, down 199 units or 11.2%
126 - 250cc class 3,862 units, down 492 units or 11.3%
Over 250cc class 36,657 units, down 11,747 units or 24.3%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for April 2013 was $444.141 million including $337.847 million for vehicles and $106.294 million for parts. This is a decrease of $69.663 million or 13.6% as compared with $513.804 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

April 2013 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 1,192 37.0
Middle-East 455 177.7
Europe 16,445 64.7
(EU) 14,754 62.7
North America 20,663 98.5
(U.S.A). 16,889 95.3
Latin America 1,961 85.1
Africa 776 50.3
Oceania 2,186 84.1
Others 0 -
Total 43,678 77.6
Reference: April 2013 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle April 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 12,480 65.4
Suzuki 11,717 91.0
Yamaha 14,027 103.6
Kawasaki 5,454 50.4
Total 43,678 77.6