May 30, 2014

April 2014 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for April 2014

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in April 2014 was recorded as 770,484 units. Compared with the 745,320 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 25,164 units or 3.4%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for eight consecutive months.

April 2014 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 652,490 units, up 20,806 units or 3.3%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
364,764 units, down 4,137 units or 1.1%
Small cars 136,270 units, down 54 units or 0.04%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
151,456 units, up 24,997 units or 19.8%

2) Trucks: 107,563 units, up 5,144 units or 5.0%
Standard truck vehicles 47,440 units, up 2,444 units or 5.4%
Small trucks 25,896 units, up 2,577 units or 11.1%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
34,227 units, up 123 units or 0.4 %

3) Buses: 10,431 units, down 786 units or 7.0%
Large buses 731 units, up 39 units or 5.6%
Small buses 9,700 units, down 825 units or 7.8%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in April 2014 stood at 345,226 vehicles, down 5.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

April 2014 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 292,826 units, down 5.1%
Trucks 51,757 units, down 7.1%
Buses 643 units, down 28.6%

Exports (result) :Down 5.4% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile April 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 254,896 93.8
Nissan 61,440 82.0
Mitsubishi 55,185 174.9
Mitsubishi Fuso 7,603 100.8
Mazda 76,913 103.9
Isuzu 21,580 122.8
Honda 78,809 138.1
Hino 11,957 94.5
Suzuki 86,224 102.7
Daihatsu 60,946 97.5
Subaru 53,120 105.9
UD Trucks 1,811 133.9
Others - -
Total 770,484 103.4

Motorcycle Production Data for April 2014

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in April 2014 was recorded as 40,713 units. Compared with the 40,177 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 536 units or 1.3%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for eight consecutive months.

April 2014 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 5,409 units, up 457 units or 9.2%
51 - 125cc 2,852 units, up 870 units or 43.9%
126 - 250cc 6,156 units, down 1,317 units or 17.6%
Over 250cc 26,296 units, up 526 units or 2.0%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in April 2014 stood at 32,484 units, a decrease of 9.0% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

April 2014 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 18,151 units, down 13.5%
51 - 125cc 6,356 units, down 4.5%
126 - 250cc 3,675 units, down 21.1%
Over 250cc 4,302 units, up 26.9%

Exports (result) :Up 8.7% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle April 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 9,879 104.1
Suzuki 10,880 73.9
Yamaha 12,899 113.8
Kawasaki 7,055 157.5
Others - -
Total 40,713 101.3

Automobile Export Data for April 2014

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in April 2014 was recorded as 375,824 units. Compared with the 397,127 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 21,303 units or 5.4%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for five consecutive months.

April 2014 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 322,129 units (including 15,901 units for KD)
down 24,563 units or 7.1%
Trucks 41,594 units (including 20,216 units for KD)
up 2,858 units or 7.4%
Buses 12,101 units (including 2,616 units for KD)
up 402 units or 3.4%

Value of Automobiles Exported

Total value of automobiles exported for April 2014 was $12,366.976 million including $8,757.446 million for vehicles and $3,609.530 million for parts. This is a decrease of $278.931 million or 2.2% as compared with $12,645.907 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

April 2014 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 49,458 112.9
Middle-East 51,636 102.0
Europe 57,890 95.1
(EU) 31,999 128.4
North America 144,391 90.4
(U.S.A). 132,586 89.6
Latin America 23,134 82.1
Africa 15,409 94.7
Oceania 33,058 88.4
Others 848 270.9
Total 375,824 94.6
Reference: April 2014 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile April 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 163,477 92.2
Nissan 34,059 75.7
Mazda 61,551 102.2
Mitsubishi 31,216 140.5
Isuzu 15,733 120.3
Daihatsu 622 111.3
Honda 2,871 24.9
Subaru 41,589 106.3
UD Trucks 803 125.1
Hino 7,796 93.5
Suzuki 11,487 79.9
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,620 99.9
Total 375,824 94.6

Motorcycle Export Data for April 2014

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in April 2014 was recorded as 37,006 units. Compared with the 34,046 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 2,960 units or 8.7%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for seven consecutive months.

April 2014 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 711 units, down 128 units or 15.3%
51 - 125cc class 2,705 units, up 1,200 units or 79.7%
126 - 250cc class 3,534 units, down 537 units or 13.2%
Over 250cc class 30,056 units, up 2,425 units or 8.8%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for April 2014 was $317.058 million including $234.229 million for vehicles and $82.829 million for parts. This is a decrease of $22.662 million or 6.7% as compared with $339.720 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

April 2014 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 2,128 209.2
Middle-East 205 80.4
Europe 14,292 98.1
(EU) 13,233 98.3
North America 13,395 98.8
(U.S.A). 12,001 99.2
Latin America 2,443 142.1
Africa 2,050 258.8
Oceania 2,493 116.1
Others 0 -
Total 37,006 108.7
Reference: April 2014 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle April 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 8,449 114.8
Suzuki 7,059 68.6
Yamaha 15,587 119.1
Kawasaki 5,911 178.2
Total 37,006 108.7