February 28, 2014

January 2014 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for January 2014

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in January 2014 was recorded as 860,803 units. Compared with the 751,582 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 109,221 units or 14.5%, and production increased on the same month of the previous year for five consecutive months.

January 2014 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 737,976 units, up 97,805 units or 15.3%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
406,429 units, up 44,819 units or 12.4%
Small cars 159,346 units, up 10,219 units or 6.9%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
172,201 units, up 42,767 units or 33.0%

2) Trucks: 110,275 units, up 9,807 units or 9.8%
Standard truck vehicles 47,221 units, up 1,826 units or 4.0%
Small trucks 27,291 units, up 4,646 units or 20.5%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
35,763 units, up 3,335 units or 10.3%

3) Buses: 12,552 units, up 1,609 units or 14.7%
Large buses 730 units, down 58 units or 7.4%
Small buses 11,822 units, up 1,667 units or 16.4%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in January 2014 stood at 496,105 vehicles, up 29.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

January 2014 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 433,616 units, up 30.6%
Trucks 61,908 units, up 21.8%
Buses 581 units, down 4.6%

Exports (result) :Down 4.9% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile January 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 293,737 105.4
Nissan 80,360 113.7
Mitsubishi 45,855 126.4
Mitsubishi Fuso 8,977 134.8
Mazda 81,917 109.1
Isuzu 20,461 104.7
Honda 97,145 165.3
Hino 12,408 101.4
Suzuki 87,932 106.2
Daihatsu 74,636 124.4
Subaru 55,600 112.1
UD Trucks 1,775 170.8
Others - -
Total 860,803 114.5

Motorcycle Production Data for January 2014

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in January 2014 was recorded as 57,096 units. Compared with the 49,112 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 7,984 units or 16.3%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for five consecutive months.

January 2014 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 6,551 units, down 536 units or 7.6%
51 - 125cc 2,144 units, down 4 units or 0.2%
126 - 250cc 6,608 units, up 1,425 units or 27.5%
Over 250cc 41,793 units, up 7,099 units or 20.5%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in January 2014 stood at 31,040 units, an increase of 13.6% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

January 2014 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 16,698 units, down 9.2%
51 - 125cc 7,441 units, up 56.4%
126 - 250cc 4,322 units, up 37.7%
Over 250cc 2,579 units, up 147.3%

Exports (result) :Up 12.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle January 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 15,315 102.8
Suzuki 14,643 97.5
Yamaha 17,222 129.2
Kawasaki 9,916 171.8
Others - -
Total 57,096 116.3

Automobile Export Data for January 2014

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in January 2014 was recorded as 326,696 units. Compared with the 343,692 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 16,996 units or 4.9%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for two consecutive months.

January 2014 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 285,812 units (including 14,905 units for KD)
down 15,614 units or 5.2%
Trucks 30,000 units (including 13,356 units for KD)
down 1,748 units or 5.5%
Buses 10,884 units (including 2,358 units for KD)
up 366 units or 3.5%

Value of Automobiles Exported

Total value of automobiles exported for January 2014 was $10,415.869 million including $7,549.082 million for vehicles and $2,866.787 million for parts. This is a decrease of $759.728 million or 6.8% as compared with $11,175.597 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

January 2014 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 34,416 94.3
Middle-East 40,996 102.4
Europe 62,823 89.8
(EU) 35,646 112.2
North America 128,672 95.8
(U.S.A). 117,174 97.6
Latin America 20,546 84.7
Africa 12,856 108.7
Oceania 25,828 97.8
Others 559 112.0
Total 326,696 95.1
Reference: January 2014 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile January 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 134,727 91.0
Nissan 32,737 87.4
Mazda 69,156 109.0
Mitsubishi 23,327 104.0
Isuzu 11,076 90.8
Daihatsu 641 166.5
Honda 3,764 31.8
Subaru 31,573 120.6
UD Trucks 705 131.8
Hino 5,757 96.0
Suzuki 10,457 85.2
Mitsubishi Fuso 2,776 94.1
Total 326,696 95.1

Motorcycle Export Data for January 2014

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in January 2014 was recorded as 42,198 units. Compared with the 37,506 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 4,692 units or 12.5%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for four consecutive months.

January 2014 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 1,789 units, down 851 units or 32.2%
51 - 125cc class 1,779 units, down 356 units or 16.7%
126 - 250cc class 3,501 units, down 381 units or 9.8%
Over 250cc class 35,129 units, up 6,280 units or 21.8%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for January 2014 was $369.757 million including $283.839 million for vehicles and $85.918 million for parts. This is decrease of $16.070 million or 4.2% as compared with $385.827 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

January 2014 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 2,258 173.8
Middle-East 133 57.6
Europe 17,261 127.2
(EU) 16,166 135.4
North America 16,249 91.6
(U.S.A). 13,760 94.1
Latin America 3,267 173.4
Africa 882 69.8
Oceania 2,148 141.4
Others 0 0
Total 42,198 112.5
Reference: January 2014 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle January 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 9,527 78.4
Suzuki 13,017 130.0
Yamaha 12,867 130.4
Kawasaki 6,787 123.9
Total 42,198 112.5