September 30, 2013

August 2013 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for August 2013

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in August 2013 was recorded as 680,487 units. Compared with the 736,419 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 55,932 units or 7.6%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for twelve consecutive months.

August 2013 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 576,847 units, down 58,345 units or 9.2%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
319,682 units, down 20,215 units or 5.9%
Small cars 140,719 units, down 39,090 units or 21.7%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
116,446 units, up 960 units or 0.8%

2) Trucks: 93,594 units, up 1,364 units or 1.5%
Standard truck vehicles 42,433 units, down 1,442 units or 3.3%
Small trucks 22,381 units, up 838 units or 3.9%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
28,780 units, up 1,968 units or 7.3 %

3) Buses: 10,046 units, up 1,049 units or 11.7%
Large buses 799 units, down 32 units or 3.9%
Small buses 9,247 units, up 1,081 units or 13.2%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in August 2013 stood at 366,754 vehicles, down 1.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

August 2013 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 310,691 units, down 1.6%
Trucks 55,131 units, up 1.8%
Buses 932 units, up 12.2%

Exports (result) :Up 2.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile August 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 233,514 89.1
Nissan 77,812 88.3
Mitsubishi 44,542 114.2
Mitsubishi Fuso 7,203 103.8
Mazda 58,563 88.1
Isuzu 18,288 104.1
Honda 62,129 89.4
Hino 11,410 97.1
Suzuki 69,013 86.2
Daihatsu 53,364 95.4
Subaru 43,052 115.5
UD Trucks 1,597 100.0
Others - -
Total 680,487 92.4

Motorcycle Production Data for August 2013

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in August 2013 was recorded as 38,670 units. Compared with the 45,574 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 6,904 units or 15.1%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year after last year’s upturn.

August 2013 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 6,358 units, down 792 units or 11.1%
51 - 125cc 1,965 units, down 1,715 units or 46.6%
126 - 250cc 7,755 units, down 2,671 units or 25.6%
Over 250cc 22,592 units, down 1,726 units or 7.1%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in August 2013 stood at 33,770 units, an increase of 9.6% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

August 2013 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 19,500 units, up 5.6%
51 - 125cc 7,909 units, up 15.1%
126 - 250cc 3,833 units, down 3.5%
Over 250cc 2,528 units, up 68.9%

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

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle August 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 9,712 49.3
Suzuki 11,830 118.4
Yamaha 12,611 110.2
Kawasaki 4,517 106.7
Others -
Total 38,670 84.9

Automobile Export Data for August 2013

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in August 2013 was recorded as 351,217 units. Compared with the 344,049 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 7,168 units or 2.1%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year after thirteen months of downturn.

August 2013 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 304,075 units (including 14,222 units for KD)
up 2,993 units or 1.0%
Trucks 37,414 units (including 18,674 units for KD)
up 3,645 units or 10.8%
Buses 9,728 units (including 3,446 units for KD)
up 530 units or 5.8%

Value of Automobiles Exported
Total value of automobiles exported for August 2013 was $11,434.708 million including $8,017.037 million for vehicles and $3,417.671 million for parts. This is a decrease of $200.167 million or 1.7% as compared with $11,634.875 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

August 2013 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 41,611 94.0
Middle-East 42,365 126.5
Europe 54,449 86.1
(EU) 29,937 111.6
North America 134,882 101.9
(U.S.A). 125,566 106.3
Latin America 29,822 116.9
Africa 13,596 107.6
Oceania 34,166 106.7
Others 326 69.5
Total 351,217 102.1
Reference: August 2013 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile August 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 138,561 99.7
Nissan 44,327 88.5
Mazda 53,661 120.6
Mitsubishi 27,495 91.1
Isuzu 14,500 118.6
Daihatsu 605 198.4
Honda 11,029 102.2
Subaru 35,006 142.9
UD Trucks 750 82.4
Hino 7,867 116.2
Suzuki 13,345 65.0
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,071 95.5
Total 351,217 102.1

Motorcycle Export Data for August 2013

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in August 2013 was recorded as 28,974 units. Compared with the 33,633 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 4,659 units or 13.9%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for eleven consecutive months.

August 2013 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 1,013 units, down 256 units or 20.2%
51 - 125cc class 3,058 units, down 1,649 units or 35.0%
126 - 250cc class 7,162 units, up 1,539 units or 27.4%
Over 250cc class 17,741 units, down 4,293 units or 19.5%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for August 2013 was $260.241 million including $166.207 million for vehicles and $94.034 million for parts. This is a decrease of $25.171 million or 8.8% as compared with $285.412 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

August 2013 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 1,529 106.7
Middle-East 211 183.5
Europe 9,134 128.7
(EU) 8,821 127.8
North America 10,873 75.7
(U.S.A). 10,273 77.6
Latin America 3,364 53.6
Africa 1,165 54.8
Oceania 2,698 120.9
Others 0
Total 28,974 86.1
Reference: August 2013 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle August 2013
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 5,500 46.7
Suzuki 7,927 113.5
Yamaha 11,631 108.9
Kawasaki 3,916 93.5
Total 28,974 86.1