May 31, 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 747,730 units. Compared with the 799,470 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 51,740 units or 6.5%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for eight consecutive months.

April 2013 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 634,204 units, down 57,807 units or 8.4%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
371,421 units, down 16,819 units or 4.3%
Small cars 136,324 units, down 30,953 units or 18.5%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
126,459 units, down 10,035 units or 7.4%

2) Trucks: 102,309 units, up 4,418 units or 4.5%
Standard truck vehicles 44,886 units, down 3,576 units or 7.4%
Small trucks 23,319 units, up 4,955 units or 27.0%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
34,104 units, up 3,039 units or 9.8 %

3) Buses: 11,217 units, up 1,649 units or 17.2%
Large buses 692 units, down 221 units or 24.2%
Small buses 10,525 units, up 1,870 units or 21.6%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in April 2013 stood at 365,165 vehicles, up 1.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

April 2013 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 308,556 units, up 0.7%
Trucks 55,708 units, up 6.4%
Buses 901 units, down 10.1%

Exports (result) :Down 1.1% 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 271,880 98.6
Nissan 74,888 87.3
Mitsubishi 34,069 87.2
Mitsubishi Fuso 7,545 97.6
Mazda 74,036 113.1
Isuzu 17,568 90.0
Honda 57,058 65.5
Hino 12,659 102.3
Suzuki 83,964 89.6
Daihatsu 62,530 96.4
Subaru 50,181 109.1
UD Trucks 1,352 66.0
Others - -
Total 747,730 93.5

Motorcycle Production Data for April 2013

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in April 2013 was recorded as 40,018 units. Compared with the 44,267 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 4,249 units or 9.6%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for twelve consecutive months.

April 2013 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 4,795 units, down 5,219 units or 52.1%
51 - 125cc 1,982 units, down 1,582 units or 44.4%
126 - 250cc 7,471 units, up 1,022 units or 15.8%
Over 250cc 25,770 units, up 1,530 units or 6.3%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in April 2013 stood at 35,682 units, a decrease of 2.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

April 2013 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 20,978 units, down 12.8%
51 - 125cc 6,658 units, up 7.1%
126 - 250cc 4,655 units, up 46.0%
Over 250cc 3,391 units, up 13.9%

Exports (result) :Down 10.6% 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 9,491 64.0
Suzuki 14,714 131.6
Yamaha 11,333 82.9
Kawasaki 4,480 97.7
Others - -
Total 40,018 90.4

Automobile Export Data for April 2013

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in April 2013 was recorded as 397,813 units. Compared with the 402,389 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 4,576 units or 1.1%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for nine consecutive months..

April 2013 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 347,378 units (including 21,068 units for KD)
down 4,270 units or 1.2%
Trucks 38,736 units (including 18,069 units for KD)
down 1,981 units or 4.9%
Buses 11,699 units (including 3,263 units for KD)
up 1,675 units or 16.7%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for April 2013 was $12,645.862 million including $8,925,105 million for vehicles and $3,720.757 million for parts. This is a decrease of $938.159 million or 6.9% as compared with $13,584.021 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

April 2013 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 45,238 88.5
Middle-East 50,631 115.1
Europe 60,874 88.9
(EU) 24,904 76.2
North America 159,647 101.6
(U.S.A). 147,981 106.0
Latin America 27,431 93.0
Africa 16,277 122.9
Oceania 37,402 97.2
Others 313 85.8
Total 397,813 98.9
Reference: April 2013 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile April 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 177,401 98.5
Nissan 45,010 85.5
Mazda 60,218 136.2
Mitsubishi 22,908 86.6
Isuzu 13,074 87.7
Daihatsu 559 90.5
Honda 11,550 52.6
Subaru 39,108 131.1
UD Trucks 642 46.3
Hino 8,338 96.2
Suzuki 14,382 87.7
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,623 88.3
Total 397,813 98.9

Motorcycle Export Data for April 2013

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in April 2013 was recorded as 34,046 units. Compared with the 38,099 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 4,053 units or 10.6%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for seven consecutive months.

April 2013 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 839 units, down 343 units or 29.0%
51 - 125cc class 1,505 units, down 1,234 units or 45.1%
126 - 250cc class 4,071 units, up 1,022 units or 33.5%
Over 250cc class 27,631 units, down 3,498 units or 11.2%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for April 2013 was $339.720 million including $236.026 million for vehicles and $103.694 million for parts. This is a decrease of $55.627 million or 14.1% as compared with $395.347 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

April 2013 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 1,017 68.2
Middle-East 255 102.8
Europe 14,563 102.0
(EU) 13,440 101.1
North America 13,552 128.4
(U.S.A). 12,099 120.8
Latin America 1,719 24.3
Africa 792 50.7
Oceania 2,148 74.5
Others 0 -
Total 34,046 89.4
Reference: April 2013 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle April 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 7,360 70.7
Suzuki 10,283 91.0
Yamaha 13,086 106.3
Kawasaki 3,317 81.2
Total 34,046 89.4