December 26, 2014

November 2014 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production in November 2014

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in November 2014 stood at 743,289 units. Compared with the 846,270 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 102,981 units or 12.2%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 5 consecutive months.

November 2014: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 360,165 down 35,302 units or 8.9%
Small 121,587 down 41,409 units or 25.4%
Mini (under 660 cc) 136,497 down 24,173 units or 15.0%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 618,249 down 100,884 units or 14.0%
Standard 52,590 up 3,780 units or 7.7%
Small 27,143 up 1,102 units or 4.2%
Mini (under 660 cc) 34,883 down 6,750 units or 16.2%
 Trucks TOTAL 114,616 down 1,868 units or 1.6%
Large 842 down 5 units or 0.6%
Small 9,582 down 224 units or 2.3%
Buses TOTAL 10,424 down 229 units or 2.1%
November 2014: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 339,831 down10.2%
Trucks 75,520 down 3.2%
Buses 788 up 2.7%
TOTAL 416,139 down 9.0%

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer


Motorcycle Production in November 2014

Number of Automobiles Produced
Motorcycle production in November 2014 was recorded as 52,627 units.  Compared with the 52,718 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, there is a decrease of 91 units or 0.2%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year after last month’s upturn.

November 2014: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 7,727 up 914 units or 13.4%
51 - 125cc 2,317 down 680 units or 22.7%
126 - 250cc 6,917 down 1,032 units or 13.0%
Over 250cc 35,666 up 707 units or 2.0%
November 2014: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 18,880 up 1.2%
51 - 125cc 8,509 up 51.8%
126 - 250cc 2,584 down 29.9%
Over 250cc 2,182 down 32.7%
TOTAL 32,155 up 3.1%

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer


Automobile Export in November 2014

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in November 2014 was recorded as 368,113 units.  Compared with the 415,997 units total recorded for same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 47,884 units or 11.5%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for 4 consecutive months.

November 2014:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 313,627 (10,082) down 51,280 units or 14.1%
Trucks 43,039 (17,947) up 3,932 units or 10.1%
Buses 11,447 (2,697) down 536 units or 4.5%
November 2014:  Value of Automobiles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$8,420.776 million

$3,138.095 million

$11,558.871 million

$13,192.536 million

down $1,633.665 million or 12.4%

November 2014:  Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 48,308 down 8.1
Middle-East 56,967 up 9.7
Europe 49,671 down 15.9
(EU) 33,308 down 11.3
North America 137,081 down 23.5
(U.S.A). 127,788 down 22.9
Latin America 25,885 down 9.7
Africa 15,050 up 12.2
Oceania 34,401 up 12.0
Others 750 up 132.9
TOTAL 368,113 down 11.5
November 2014:  Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Units vs previous year (%)
Toyota 150,058 down 0.9
Nissan 40,313 down 22.4
Mazda 56,242 down 28.0
Mitsubishi 29,185 down 11.1
Isuzu 15,464 up 3.1
Daihatsu 744 up 16.1
Honda 2,205 down 74.4
Subaru 47,486 down 10.9
UD Trucks 651 down 13.5
Hino 8,248 up 0.9
Suzuki 11,425 up 16.2
Mitsubishi Fuso 6,092 up 12.6
TOTAL 368,113 down 11.5

Motorcycle Export in November 2014

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in November 2014 was recorded as 42,935 units. Compared with the 39,343 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 3,592 units or 9.1%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year after last month’s downturn.

November 2014:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Units vs previous year
50cc & under class 584 up 63 units or 12.1%
51 - 125cc class 2,028 down 402 units or 16.5%
126 - 250cc class 4,961 down 1,261 units or 20.3 %
Over 250cc class 35,362 up 5,192 units or 17.2%
November 2014:  Value of Motorcycles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$293.343 million $75.351 million $368.694 million $349.735 million up $18.959 million or 5.4%
November 2014:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 1,497 up 9.8
Middle-East 240 down 44.7
Europe 16,906 up 26.7
(EU) 15,732 up 22.2
North America 18,824 up 13.5
(U.S.A). 17,357 up 15.2
Latin America 2,254 down 37.4
Africa 1,000 down 24.0
Oceania 2,214 down 18.2
Others 0
TOTAL 42,935 up 9.1
November 2014:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Units vs previous year (%)
Honda 9,193 up 14.0
Suzuki 6,923 up 5.0
Yamaha 20,995 up 31.4
Kawasaki 5,824 down 33.1
TOTAL 42,935 up 9.1