June 30, 2014

May 2014 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for May 2014

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in May 2014 was recorded as 774,039 units. Compared with the 729,692 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 44,347 units or 6.1%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for nine consecutive months.

May 2014 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 655,032 units, up 37,873 units or 6.1%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
362,132 units, up 247 units or 0.1%
Small cars 139,774 units, up 10,526 units or 8.1%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
153,126 units, up 27,100 units or 21.5%

2) Trucks: 108,743 units, up 7,119 units or 7.0%
Standard truck vehicles 47,291 units, up 917 units or 2.0%
Small trucks 26,544 units, up 3,424 units or 14.8%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
34,908 units, up 2,778 units or 8.6 %

3) Buses: 10,264 units, down 645 units or 5.9%
Large buses 570 units, down 130 units or 18.6%
Small buses 9,694 units, down 515 units or 5.0%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in May 2014 stood at 363,370 vehicles, down 1.2% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

May 2014 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 304,371 units, down 1.3%
Trucks 58,486 units, down 0.2%
Buses 513 units, down 19.0%

Exports (result) :Down 9.6% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile May 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 250,477 91.1
Nissan 62,026 105.2
Mitsubishi 52,257 125.5
Mitsubishi Fuso 7,310 97.0
Mazda 75,933 104.8
Isuzu 22,388 119.5
Honda 80,500 150.7
Hino 12,211 92.0
Suzuki 89,817 120.6
Daihatsu 63,397 102.4
Subaru 55,982 110.5
UD Trucks 1,741 106.4
Others - -
Total 774,039 106.1

Motorcycle Production Data for May 2014

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in May 2014 was recorded as 40,844 units. Compared with the 36,182 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 4,662units or 12.9%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year for nine consecutive months.

May 2014 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 6,749 units, up 2,416 units or 55.8%
51 - 125cc 1,928 units, up 358 units or 22.8%
126 - 250cc 8,692 units, up 2,307 units or 36.1%
Over 250cc 23,475 units, down 419 units or 1.8%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in May 2014 stood at 32,624 units, an increase of 3.9% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

May 2014 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 17,896 units, down 2.1%
51 - 125cc 6,501 units, down 5.8%
126 - 250cc 4,643 units, up 40.5%
Over 250cc 3,584 units, up 23.0%

Exports (result) :Down 7.7% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle May 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 9,390 102.8
Suzuki 11,115 96.3
Yamaha 14,257 129.3
Kawasaki 6,073 140.9
Others - -
Total 40,844 112.9

Automobile Export Data for May 2014

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in May 2014 was recorded as 321,711 units. Compared with the 356,032 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 34,321 units or 9.6%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for six consecutive months.

May 2014 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 276,797 units (including 14,828 units for KD)
down 34,732 units or 11.1%
Trucks 35,413 units (including 17,262 units for KD)
up 791 units or 2.3%
Buses 9,501 units (including 1,884 units for KD)
down 380 units or 3.8%

Value of Automobiles Exported

Total value of automobiles exported for May 2014 was $10,312.758 million including $7,331.434 million for vehicles and $2,981.324 million for parts. This is a decrease of $975.053 million or 8.6% as compared with $11,287.811 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

May 2014 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 41,052 104.7
Middle-East 41,243 90.1
Europe 59,999 120.7
(EU) 38,954 150.6
North America 112,299 76.6
(U.S.A). 104,178 77.3
Latin America 25,701 94.3
Africa 14,758 114.7
Oceania 26,140 76.0
Others 519 201.9
Total 321,711 90.4
Reference: May 2014 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile May 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 123,539 80.1
Nissan 32,246 112.0
Mazda 57,757 94.1
Mitsubishi 27,409 116.4
Isuzu 13,285 110.6
Daihatsu 512 96.4
Honda 2,324 20.6
Subaru 40,484 104.8
UD Trucks 959 146.4
Hino 6,507 86.4
Suzuki 12,716 98.3
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,973 88.9
Total 321,711 90.4

Motorcycle Export Data for May 2014

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in May 2014 was recorded as 24,776 units. Compared with the 26,852 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 2,076 units or 7.7%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year after eight month of upturn.

May 2014 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 503 units, up 62 units or 14.1%
51 - 125cc class 2,116 units, down 72 units or 3.3%
126 - 250cc class 3,563 units, down 1,370 units or 27.8%
Over 250cc class 18,594 units, down 696 units or 3.6%

Value of Motorcycles Exported
Total value of motorcycles exported for May 2014 was $224.377 million including $150.535 million for vehicles and $73.842 million for parts. This is a decrease of $46.895 million or 17.3% as compared with $271.272 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

May 2014 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 2,252 171.6
Middle-East 234 100.9
Europe 8,486 103.0
(EU) 7,831 99.9
North America 8,580 76.1
(U.S.A). 7,476 75.2
Latin America 1,403 75.0
Africa 1,318 72.0
Oceania 2,503 119.9
Others 0 -
Total 24,776 92.3
Reference: May 2014 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle May 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 4,339 101.0
Suzuki 5,057 53.9
Yamaha 10,717 109.3
Kawasaki 4,663 138.7
Total 24,776 92.3