November 28, 2014

October 2014 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production in October 2014

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in October 2014 stood at 816,936 units.  Compared with the 871,570 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 54,634 units or 6.3%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 4 consecutive months.

October 2014: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 397,555 down 33,917 units or 7.9%
Small 140,404 down 28,800 units or 17.0%
Mini (under 660 cc) 146,019 up 1,787 units or 1.2%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 683,978 down 60,930 units or 8.2%
Standard 55,882 up 6,206 units or 12.5%
Small 27,765 up 3,101 units or 12.6%
Mini (under 660 cc) 36,081 down 5,322 units or 12.9 %
 Trucks TOTAL 119,728 up 3,985 units or 3.4%
Large 1,011 up 107 units or 11.8%
Small 12,219 up 2,204 units or 22.0%
Buses TOTAL 13,230 up 2,311 units or 21.2%
October 2014: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 328,331 down 7.4%
Trucks 67,233 up 1.3%
Buses 944 up 15.4%
TOTAL 396,508 down 6.0%

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer


Motorcycle Production in October 2014

Number of Automobiles Produced
Motorcycle production in October 2014 was recorded as 56,827 units.  Compared with the 53,096 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, there is an increase of 3,731 units or 7.0%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year after 2 months of downturn.

October 2014: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 5,847 down 476 units or 7.5%
51 - 125cc 2,840 down 138 units or 4.6%
126 - 250cc 7,889 down 280 units or 3.4%
Over 250cc 40,251 up 4,625 units or 13.0%
October 2014: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 16,839 down 5.7%
51 - 125cc 13,971 up 14.8%
126 - 250cc 3,713 down 3.4%
Over 250cc 2,716 up 16.1%
TOTAL 37,239 up 2.9%

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer


Automobile Export in October 2014

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in October 2014 was recorded as 401,250 units.  Compared with the 407,709 units total recorded for same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 6,459 units or 1.6%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for 3 consecutive months.

October 2014:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 343,706 (11,294) down 15,587 units or 4.3%
Trucks 44,881 (19,354) up 7,779 units or 21.0%
Buses 12,663 (2,501) up 1,349 units or 11.9%
October 2014:  Value of Automobiles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$9,256.716 million $3,530.984 million $12,787.70 million $13,265.591 million down $477.891 million or 3.6%
October 2014:  Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 48,710 up 1.3
Middle-East 62,777 up 33.3
Europe 61,170 down 1.5
(EU) 38,412 up 5.9
North America 148,682 down 14.1
(U.S.A). 140,434 down 12.0
Latin America 29,494 down 8.9
Africa 16,738 up 29.3
Oceania 33,233 up 6.2
Others 446 down 37.4
TOTAL 401,250 down 1.6
October 2014:  Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Units vs previous year (%)
Toyota 157,645 down 3.8
Nissan 37,070 down 25.5
Mazda 68,257 down 4.7
Mitsubishi 33,720 up 9.8
Isuzu 15,715 up 18.7
Daihatsu 640 down 18.3
Honda 2,767 down 75.7
Subaru 56,834 up 40.0
UD Trucks 749 down 20.2
Hino 8,567 up 8.7
Suzuki 14,010 up 14.1
Mitsubishi Fuso 5,276 up 14.2
TOTAL 401,250 down 1.6

Motorcycle Export in October 2014

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in October 2014 was recorded as 38,727 units. Compared with the 38,925 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 198 units or 0.5%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year after 4 months of upturn.

October 2014:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Units vs previous year
50cc & under class 710 down 174 units or 19.7%
51 - 125cc class 3,200 up 171 units or 5.6%
126 - 250cc class 6,208 up 167 units or 2.8%
Over 250cc class 28,609 down 362 units or 1.2%
October 2014:  Value of Motorcycles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$250.097 million $79.044 million $329.141 million $342.184 million down $13.043 million or 3.8%
October 2014:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 1,888 up 15.1
Middle-East 388 up 157.0
Europe 12,939 up 12.2
(EU) 12,341 up 16.0
North America 18,228 up 8.6
(U.S.A). 16,368 up 13.2
Latin America 1,555 down 60.0
Africa 1,524 up 13.1
Oceania 2,205 down 38.5
Others 0
TOTAL 38,727 down 0.5
October 2014:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Units vs previous year (%)
Honda 7,666 up 15.5
Suzuki 5,841 down 24.0
Yamaha 18,866 up 16.0
Kawasaki 6,354 down 23.8
TOTAL 38,727 down 0.5