April 30, 2013

March 2013 and Fiscal Year 2012
Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for March 2013

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in March 2013 was recorded as 823,145 units. Compared with the 984,563 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 161,418 units or 16.4%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for seven consecutive months.

March 2013 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 700,123 units, down 157,456 units or 18.4%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
389,153 units, down 70,806 units or 15.4%
Small cars 165,849 units, down 78,772 units or 32.2%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
145,121 units, down 7,878 units or 5.1%

2) Trucks: 112,262 units, down 3,783 units or 3.3%
Standard truck vehicles 50,683 units, down 4,325 units or 7.9%
Small trucks 26,917 units, up 884 units or 3.4%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
34,662 units, down 342 units or 1.0 %

3) Buses: 10,760 units, down 179 units or 1.6%
Large buses 923 units, down 158 units or 14.6%
Small buses 9,837 units, down 21 units or 0.2%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in March 2013 stood at 667,129 vehicles, down 11.3% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

March 2013 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 570,691 units, down 11.0%
Trucks 94,345 units, down 13.0%
Buses 2,084 units, down 15.8%

Exports (result) :Down 10.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile March 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 303,344 83.1
Nissan 73,267 72.7
Mitsubishi 42,501 73.6
Mitsubishi Fuso 7,483 98.4
Mazda 86,894 119.6
Isuzu 22,509 95.0
Honda 61,666 51.5
Hino 12,531 87.2
Suzuki 87,239 89.8
Daihatsu 68,664 90.0
Subaru 55,800 118.5
UD Trucks 1,247 54.4
Others - -
Total 823,145 83.6

Automobile Production Data for Fiscal Year 2012 (April 2012 - March 2013)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production for Fiscal Year 2012 (April 2012 - March 2013) was recorded as 9,554,400 units. Compared with the 9,266,957 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 287,443 units or 3.1%, and production increase for three consecutive years.

Fiscal Year 2012 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 8,192,550 units, up 281,477 units or 3.6%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
4,512,572 units, down 6,914 units or 0.2%
Small cars 2,068,080 units, down 39,362 units or 1.9%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
1,611,898 units, up 327,753 units or 25.5%
2) Trucks: 1,237,133 units, down 7,600 units or 0.6%
Standard truck vehicles 573,098 units, up 10,580 units or 1.9%
Small trucks 278,546 units, up 24,890 units or 9.8%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
385,489 units, down 43,070 units or 10.0%
3) Buses: 124,717 units, up 13,566 units or 12.2%
Large buses 10,502 units, up 817 units or 8.4%
Small buses 114,215 units, up 12,749 units or 12.6%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales for Fiscal Year 2012 stood at 5,210,291 vehicles.  Compared with the 4,753,273 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 9.6% and production increase for two consecutive years.

Fiscal Year 2012 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 4,439,092 units, up 10.7%
Trucks 759,974 units, up 3.8%
Buses 11,225 units, up 0.9%

Exports (result) :Up 0.8% as compared with the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Fiscal Year 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 3,368,940 108.0
Nissan 1,060,157 88.4
Mitsubishi 486,438 83.0
Mitsubishi Fuso 88,144 102.1
Mazda 879,129 103.8
Isuzu 238,513 107.1
Honda 876,039 100.6
Hino 150,067 114.6
Suzuki 1,044,117 102.3
Daihatsu 757,475 109.8
Subaru 584,714 124.9
UD Trucks 19,118 77.1
Others 1,549 -
Total 9,554,400 103.1

Motorcycle Production Data for March 2013

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in March 2013 was recorded as 50,416 units. Compared with the 63,033 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 12,617 units or 20.0%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for eleven consecutive months.

March 2013 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc & under 5,365 units, down 4,525 units or 45.8%
51 - 125cc 1,715 units, down 4,413 units or 72.0%
126 - 250cc 5,539 units, down 782 units or 12.4%
Over 250cc 37,797 units, down 2,897 units or 7.1%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in March 2013 stood at 46,572 units, an increase of 1.0% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

March 2013 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc & under 29,661 units, down 0.4%
51 - 125cc 9,749 units, down 7.7%
126 - 250cc 4,216 units, up 31.4%
Over 250cc 2,946 units, up 14.2%

Exports (result) :Down 19.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle March 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 13,420 60.6
Suzuki 17,209 114.7
Yamaha 16,046 77.3
Kawasaki 3,741 73.3
Others - -
Total 50,416 80.0

Motorcycle Production Data for Fiscal Year 2012 (April 2012 - March 2013)

Number of Motorcycle Produced
Motorcycle production for Fiscal Year 2012 (April 2012 - March 2013) was recorded as 556,026 units. Compared with the 679,149 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 123,123 units or 18.1%, and production decrease after three years of upturn.

Fiscal Year 2012 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc & under 84,788 units, down 22,574 units or 21.0%
51 - 125cc 33,373 units, down 31,292 units or 48.4%
126 - 250cc 87,564 units, down 20,743 units or 19.2%
Over 250cc 350,301 units, down 48,514 units or 12.2%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) for Fiscal Year 2012 stood at 402,280 units. Compared with the 407,567 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 1.3% and decrease after three years of upturn.

Fiscal Year 2012 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc & under 247,665 units, down 3.7%
51 - 125cc 86,866 units, down 8.7%
126 - 250cc 42,836 units, up 29.2%
Over 250cc 24,913 units, up 13.7%

Exports (result) :Down 13.9% as compared with the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Fiscal Year 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 178,110 77.4
Suzuki 151,517 95.2
Yamaha 157,764 89.2
Kawasaki 67,086 59.3
Others 1,549 -
Total 556,026 81.9

Automobile Export Data for March 2013

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in March 2013 was recorded as 388,396 units. Compared with the 432,046 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 43,650 units or 10.1%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for eight consecutive months.

March 2013 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 328,645 units (including 19,658 units for KD)
down 47,004 units or 12.5%
Trucks 47,127 units (including 23,297 units for KD)
up 1,517 units or 3.3%
Buses 12,624 units (including 3,665 units for KD)
up 1,837 units or 17.0%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for March 2013 was $12,867.196 million including $9,057.493 million for vehicles and $3,809.703 million for parts. This is a decrease of $1,684.208 million or 11.6% as compared with $14,551.404 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

March 2013 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 45,534 79.3
Middle-East 56,281 102.1
Europe 60,896 88.3
(EU) 24,922 89.3
North America 131,965 83.6
(U.S.A). 114,312 84.8
Latin America 35,103 102.9
Africa 20,301 133.5
Oceania 37,659 88.4
Others 657 96.9
Total 388,396 89.9
Reference: March 2013 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile March 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 158,741 88.2
Nissan 31,454 67.4
Mazda 64,793 122.1
Mitsubishi 34,872 77.5
Isuzu 19,815 109.3
Daihatsu 658 62.9
Honda 13,811 55.5
Subaru 35,093 110.3
UD Trucks 746 55.2
Hino 8,480 89.2
Suzuki 14,971 90.5
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,962 123.2
Total 388,396 89.9

Automobile Export Data for Fiscal Year 2012 (April 2012 – March 2013)

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export for Fiscal Year 2012 was recorded as 4,660,571 units. Compared with the 4,621,975 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 38,596 units or 0.8%, and export increase after last year’s downturn.

Fiscal Year 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 4,053,274 units (including 198,311 units for KD)
 down 4,719 units or 0.1%
Trucks 475,364 units (including 234,999 units for KD)
up 27,089 units or 6.0%
Buses 131,933 units (including 30,409 units for KD)
up 16,226 units or 14.0%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for Fiscal Year 2012 was $154,038.299 million including $110,895.370 million for vehicles and $43,142.929 million for parts. This is an increase of $4,997.998 million or 3.4% as compared with $149,040.301 million recorded for the previous year.

Export total achieved a 48.8% share of the total production of 9,554,400 units recorded for fiscal year 2012. (*49.9% for fiscal year 2011)

Reference: Calendar Year 2012 Automobile Export Share by Destination Country (%)
  Total (Units) Share (%) Prev. year (%) % Chg.
Asia 539,836 11.6 12.6 -7.4
Middle East 536,927 11.5 9.4 +24.0
Europe 821,492 17.6 20.6 -13.6
North America
(U. S. A.)
1,813,660
(1,638,002)
38.9
(35.1)
37.1
(33.2)
+5.7
+6.8
Central America 151,435 3.2 3.7 -11.9
South America 190,137 4.1 4.2 -2.7
Africa 172,500 3.7 3.3 +12.6
Oceania 429,598 9.2 8.9 +3.9
Others 4,986 0.1 0.1 -11.7
TOTAL 4,660,571 100.0 100.0 +0.8

 

Reference: Fiscal Year 2012 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Fiscal Year 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 1,923,076 115.1
Nissan 608,437 82.1
Mazda 702,608 107.5
Mitsubishi 345,238 82.3
Isuzu 178,517 111.7
Daihatsu 7,568 38.2
Honda 163,323 64.5
Subaru 383,386 121.9
UD Trucks 10,952 73.8
Hino 95,513 115.9
Suzuki 186,208 77.2
Mitsubishi Fuso 55,745 109.4
Total 4,660,571 100.8

Motorcycle Export Data for March 2013

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in March 2013 was recorded as 43,654 units. Compared with the 53,963 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 10,309 units or 19.1%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for six consecutive months.

March 2013 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc & under class 727 units, down 764 units or 51.2%
51 - 125cc class 2,032 units, down 2,696 units or 57.0%
126 - 250cc class 4,100 units, down 1,202 units or 22.7%
Over 250cc class 36,795 units, down 5,647 units or 13.3%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for March 2013 was $463.229 million including $342.087 million for vehicles and $121.142 million for parts. This is a decrease of $38.716 million or 7.7% as compared with $501.945 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

Reference: March 2013 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 3,087 149.2
Middle-East 275 18.7
Europe 16,627 75.4
(EU) 14,347 71.1
North America 17,577 95.4
(U.S.A). 15,774 98.5
Latin America 1,964 54.7
Africa 1,904 59.1
Oceania 2,220 70.9
Others 0 0
Total 43,654 80.9
Reference: March 2013 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle March 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 11,022 61.1
Suzuki 11,909 113.2
Yamaha 16,212 80.8
Kawasaki 4,511 84.3
Total 43,654 80.9

Motorcycle Export Data for Fiscal Year 2012 (April 2012 – March 2013)

Number of Motorcycle Exported
Motorcycle export for Fiscal Year 2012 was recorded as 448,083 units. Compared with the 520,368 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 72,285 units or 13.9%, and export decrease after three years of upturn.

Value of Motorcycle Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for Fiscal Year 2012 was $4,429.697 million including $3,094.160 million for vehicles and $1,335.537 million for parts. This is a decrease of $355.383 million or 7.4% as compared with $4,785.080 million recorded for the previous year.

Calendar Year 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Total (Units) Share (%) Prev. year (%) % Chg.
50cc & under 17,602 3.9 4.1 -17.7
51 - 125cc 33,047 7.4 8.6 -25.9
126 - 250cc 65,892 14.7 16.4 -23.0
Over 250cc 331,542 74.0 70.9 -10.1
TOTAL 448,083 100.0 100.0 -13.9

Export total achieved a 80.6% share of the total production of 556,026 units recorded for fiscal year 2012. (*76.6% for fiscal year 2011)

Reference: Fiscal Year 2012 Motorcycle Export Share by Destination Country (%)
  Total (Units) Share (%) Prev. year (%) % Chg.
Asia 19,546 4.4 7.8 -51.8
Middle East 4,530 1.0 0.9 -3.4
Europe 142,292 31.8 35.6 -23.1
North America
(U. S. A.)
185,148
(166,650)
41.3
(37.2)
35.3
(32.2)
+0.7
(-0.4)
Central America 4,636 1.0 1.1 -21.1
South America 41,823 9.3 7.5 +7.3
Africa 17,477 3.9 4.0 -16.3
Oceania 32,631 7.3 7.8 -19.3
TOTAL 448,083 100.0 100.0 -13.9
Reference: Fiscal Year 2012 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Fiscal Year 2012
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 138,330 90.2
Suzuki 97,165 95.1
Yamaha 148,517 95.1
Kawasaki 64,071 59.0
Total 448,083 86.1