September 30, 2014

August 2014 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production Data for August 2014

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in August 2014 was recorded as 634,747 units. Compared with the 680,587 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 45,840 units or 6.7%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for two consecutive months.

August 2014 Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle

1) Passenger cars: 533,903 units, down 42,944 units or 7.4%
Standard cars
(over 2000 cc)
310,299 units, down 9,383 units or 2.9%
Small cars 108,581 units, down 32,138 units or 22.8%
Mini car
(under 660 cc)
115,023 units, down 1,423 units or 1.2%

2) Trucks: 91,093 units, down 2,601 units or 2.8%
Standard truck vehicles 40,146 units, down 2,387 units or 5.6%
Small trucks 21,414 units, down 967 units or 4.3%
Mini trucks
(under 660 cc)
29,533 units, up 753 units or 2.6 %

3) Buses: 9,751 units, down 295 units or 2.9%
Large buses 516 units, down 283 units or 35.4%
Small buses 9,235 units, down 12 units or 0.1%

Number of Automobile Domestic Sales
Domestic sales in August 2014 stood at 333,471 vehicles, down 9.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

August 2014 Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 281,326 units, down 9.5%
Trucks 51,165 units, down 7.2%
Buses 980 units, up 5.2%

Exports (result) :Down 8.1% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile August 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 209,762 89.8
Nissan 61,737 79.3
Mitsubishi 39,081 87.7
Mitsubishi Fuso 5,104 70.9
Mazda 59,651 101.9
Isuzu 18,577 101.6
Honda 59,232 95.3
Hino 11,775 103.2
Suzuki 74,144 107.4
Daihatsu 48,626 91.1
Subaru 45,707 106.2
UD Trucks 1,351 84.6
Others - -
Total 634,747 93.3

Motorcycle Production Data for August 2014

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in August 2014 was recorded as 38,013 units. Compared with the 38,763 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 750 units or 1.9%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year after twelve months of upturn.

August 2014 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
50cc or under 5,310 units, down 1,141 units or 17.7%
51 - 125cc 2,959 units, up 994 units or 50.6%
126 - 250cc 7,320 units, down 435 units or 5.6%
Over 250cc 22,424 units, down 168 units or 0.7%

Number of Motorcycle Domestic Sales
Domestic sales (factory shipment) in August 2014 stood at 31,907 units, a decrease of 5.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

August 2014 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class
50cc or under 16,185 units, down 17.0%
51 - 125cc 8,370 units, up 5.8%
126 - 250cc 3,841 units, up 0.2%
Over 250cc 3,511 units, up 38.9%

Exports (result) :Up 3.0% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle August 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 7,597 78.2
Suzuki 9,935 84.0
Yamaha 15,586 123.6
Kawasaki 4,895 108.4
Others -
Total 38,013 98.1

Automobile Export Data for August 2014

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in August 2014 was recorded as 322,838 units. Compared with the 351,205 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 28,367 units or 8.1%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year after last month's of upturn.

August 2014 Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
Passenger cars 277,848 units (including 12,210 units for KD)
down 26,215 units or 8.6%
Trucks 35,260 units (including 17,510 units for KD)
down 2,154 units or 5.8%
Buses 9,730 units (including 1,997 units for KD)
up 2 units or 0.02%

Value of Automobiles Exported

Total value of automobiles exported for August 2014 was $10,397.719 million including $7,444.901 million for vehicles and $2,952.818 million for parts. This is a decrease of $1,029.817 million or 9.0% as compared with $11,427.536 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

August 2014 Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 41,622 100.0
Middle-East 41,203 97.3
Europe 56,855 104.4
(EU) 36,160 120.8
North America 113,813 84.4
(U.S.A). 106,242 84.6
Latin America 23,471 78.7
Africa 15,177 111.7
Oceania 30,219 88.4
Others 478 146.6
Total 322,838 91.9
Reference: August 2014 Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile August 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Toyota 124,954 90.2
Nissan 38,711 87.3
Mazda 52,830 98.5
Mitsubishi 28,060 102.1
Isuzu 12,783 88.2
Daihatsu 652 107.8
Honda 2,461 22.3
Subaru 38,017 108.6
UD Trucks 775 103.3
Hino 6,887 87.5
Suzuki 13,550 101.6
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,158 77.6
Total 322,838 91.9

Motorcycle Export Data for August 2014

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in August 2014 was recorded as 29,834 units. Compared with the 28,974 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 860 units or 3.0%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for three consecutive months.

August 2014 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
50cc or under class 889 units, down 124 units or 12.2%
51 - 125cc class 3,225 units, up 167 units or 5.5%
126 - 250cc class 5,670 units, down 1,492 units or 20.8%
Over 250cc class 20,050 units, up 2,309 units or 13.0%

Value of Motorcycles Exported

Total value of motorcycles exported for August 2014 was $234.938 million including $163.976 million for vehicles and $70.962 million for parts. This is a decrease of $25.303 million or 9.7% as compared with $260.241 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

August 2014 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
  Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Asia 2,116 138.4
Middle-East 430 203.8
Europe 10,592 116.0
(EU) 10,333 117.1
North America 11,118 102.3
(U.S.A). 9,988 97.2
Latin America 1,632 48.5
Africa 979 84.0
Oceania 2,967 110.0
Others 0
Total 29,834 103.0
Reference: August 2014 Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle August 2014
Units Chg. from prev. year (%)
Honda 5,179 94.2
Suzuki 6,436 81.2
Yamaha 13,807 118.7
Kawasaki 4,412 112.7
Total 29,834 103.0