January 30, 2015

December 2014 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production in December 2014

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in December 2014 stood at 766,945 units.  Compared with the 786,720 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 19,775 units or 2.5%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 6 consecutive months.

December 2014: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 361,407 down 1,702 units or 0.5%
Small 129,678 down 18,490 units or 12.5%
Mini (under 660 cc) 158,152 up 1,396 units or 0.9%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 649,237 down 18,796 units or 2.8%
Standard 49,227 up 3,077 units or 6.7%
Small 23,592 down 1,046 units or 4.2%
Mini (under 660 cc) 34,351 down 3,545 units or 9.4%
 Trucks TOTAL 107,170 down 1,514 units or 1.4%
Large 1,046 up 233 units or 28.7%
Small 9,492 up 302 units or 3.3%
Buses TOTAL 10,538 up 535 units or 5.3%
December 2014: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 360,346 up 0.3%
Trucks 70,743 up 12.0%
Buses 829 up 2.9%
TOTAL 431,918 up 2.1%

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer


Automobile Production for Calendar Year 2014 (January 2014 – December 2014)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production for calendar year 2014 (January 2014 – December 2014) was recorded as 9,774,558 units.  Compared with the 9,630,181 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 144,377 units or 1.5%, and production increase after last year’s downturn.

Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 4,657,765 up 39,751 units or 0.9%
Small 1,750,895 down 137,864 units or 7.3%
Mini (under 660 cc) 1,868,410 up 185,860 units or 11.0%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 8,277,070 up 87,747 units or 1.1%
Standard 604,661 up 24,649 units or 4.2%
Small 327,928 up 27,293 units or 9.1%
Mini (under 660 cc) 425,065 down 2,465 units or 0.6%
 Trucks TOTAL 1,357,654 up 49,477 units or 3.8%
Large 9,402 down 353 units or 3.6%
Small 130,432 up 7,506units or 6.1%
Buses TOTAL 139,834 up 7,153 units or 5.4%
Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014:  Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 4,699,590 up 3.0%
Trucks 851,314 up 6.2%
Buses 11,983 up 6.5%
TOTAL 5,562,887 up 3.5%
Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014:  Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Units vs previous year (%)
Toyota 3,266,805 down 90,094 or 2.7%
Nissan 880,887 down 83,659 or 8.7%
Mitsubishi 640,890 up 48,997 or 8.3%
Mitsubishi Fuso 103,233 up 6,443 or 6.7%
Mazda 934,300 down 32,328 or 3.3%
Isuzu 267,872 up 23,710 or 9.7%
Honda 958,179 up 117,529 or 14.0%
Hino 162,492 up 3,688 or 2.3%
Suzuki 1,059,329 up 84,009 or 8.6%
Daihatsu 782,195 up 7,246 or 0.9%
Subaru 695,790 up 56,034 or 8.8%
UD Trucks 21,543 up 3,138 or 17.0%
Others 1,043 down 336 or --%
Passenger Cars 8,277,070 up 87,747 or 1.1%
Trucks 1,357,654 up 49,477 or 3.8%
Buses 139,834 up 7,153 or 5.4%
TOTAL 9,774,558 up 144,377 or 1.5%

Motorcycle Production in December 2014

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in December 2014 was recorded as 51,520 units.  Compared with the 57,972 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, there is a decrease of 6,452 units or 11.1%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 2 consecutive months.

December 2014: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 5,043 down 1,828 units or 26.6%
51 - 125cc 2,334 down 71 units or 3.0%
126 - 250cc 6,798 down 243 units or 3.5%
Over 250cc 37,345 down 4,310 units or 10.3%
December 2014: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 15,346 down 15.1%
51 - 125cc 5,810 down 26.8%
126 - 250cc 4,929 up 6.1%
Over 250cc 1,600 down 37.0%
TOTAL 27,685 down 16.6%

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer


Motorcycle Production for Calendar Year 2014 (January 2014 – December 2014)

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production for calendar year 2014 (January 2014 – December 2014) was recorded as 596,982 units.  Compared with the 563,309 units total recorded for the previous year, there is an increase of 33,673 units or 6.0%, and production increase after 3 years of downturn.

Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 76,493 up 1,553 units or 2.1%
51 - 125cc 31,529 up 3,859 units or 13.9%
126 - 250cc 93,536 up 5,428 units or 6.2%
Over 250cc 395,424 down 22,833 units or 6.1 %
Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 228,918 down 4.1%
51 - 125cc 96,249 down 4.7%
126 - 250cc 53,072 up 11.1%
Over 250cc 38,484 up 20.7%
TOTAL 416,723 down 0.6%
Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Units vs previous year
Honda 142,388 up 588 units or 0.4%
Yamaha 222,297 up 48,379 units or 27.8%
Suzuki 150,985 down 22,334 units or 12.9%
Kawasaki 80,532 up 7,881 units or 10.8%
Others 780 down 841 units or --%

TOTAL

596,982 up 33,673 units or 6.0%

Automobile Export in December 2014

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in December 2014 was recorded as 381,113 units.  Compared with the 379,276 units total recorded for same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 1,837 units or 0.5%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year after 4 months of downturn.

December 2014:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 325,422 (11,523) down 434 units or 0.1%
Trucks 43,395 (17,675) up 1,280 units or 3.0%
Buses 12,296 (3,027) up 991 units or 8.8%
December 2014:  Value of Automobiles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year

$8,634.621 million

$3,371.415 million

$12,060.36 million $12,734.705 million down $728.669 million or 5.7%
December 2014:  Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 41,433 down 14.5
Middle-East 60,055 up 12.1
Europe 49,154 down 9.1
(including EU) (38,319) (up 0.9)
North America 163,896 up 5.2
(including U.S.A). (152,757) (up 6.4)
Latin America 23,441 down 7.7
Africa 16,935 up 14.8
Oceania 25,230 down 5.3
Others 969 up 51.2
TOTAL 381,113 up 0.5
December 2014:  Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Units vs previous year (%)
Toyota 151,818 up 4.1
Nissan 54,583 up 20.3
Mazda 52,056 down 20.1
Mitsubishi 29,774 up 14.6
Isuzu 14,965 up 0.8
Daihatsu 697 up 5.3
Honda 1,349 down 83.1
Subaru 48,371 up 4.8
UD Trucks 650 down 19.4
Hino 8,224 up 0.7
Suzuki 12,088 up 13.5
Mitsubishi Fuso 6,538 down 13.7
TOTAL 381,113 up 0.5

 


Automobile Export for Calendar Year 2014 (January 2014 – December 2014)

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export for calendar year 2014 (January 2014 – December 2014) was recorded as 4,465,635 units.  Compared with the 4,674,633 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 208,998 units or 4.5%, and production decrease for 2 consecutive years.

Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 3,835,595 (169,768) down 229,924 units or 5.7% (down 12.8% for KD)
Trucks 488,484 (221,101) up 16,305 units or 3.5% (down 2.1% for KD)
Buses 141,556 (30,458) up 4,621 units or 3.4% (down 23.5% for KD)
Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014:  Value of Automobiles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$103,201.741 million

$39,738.569 million

$142,940.31 million

$150,085.15 million

down $7,144.84 million or 4.8%

Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014:  Automobile Export Share by Type of Vehicle
  Share (%) previous year (%)
Passenger cars 85.9 87.0
Trucks 10.9 10.1
Buses 3.2 2.9

Export total achieved 45.7% share of the total production of 9,774,558 units recorded for calendar year 2014.
(*48.5% share for calendar year 2013)

Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014:  Automobile Export Share & Change by Export Destination
Destination Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014 previous year % change from the previous year
Units Share (%) Share (%)
Asia 560,304 12.5 11.6 up 3.7
Middle-East 625,708 14.0 12.5 up 7.1
Europe 744,138 16.7 15.2 up 4.9
North America 1,662,160 37.2 40.4 down 11.9
(including U.S.A). (1,537,676) (34.4) (36.8) (down 10.6)
Central America 143,570 3.2 3.3 down 6.6
South America 162,206 3.6 4.5 down 22.1
Africa 184,201 4.1 3.8 up 2.7
Oceania 375,683 8.4 8.7 down 7.8
Others 7,665 0.2 0.1 up 40.5
TOTAL 4,465,635     down 4.5
Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014:  Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Units vs previous year (%)
Toyota 1,789,337 down 5.8
Nissan 472,638 down 12.9
Mazda 761,185 down 3.4
Mitsubishi 370,710 up 8.0
Isuzu 183,433 up 5.0
Daihatsu 7,855 up 0.8
Honda 31,251 down 75.1
Subaru 541,586 up 15.0
UD Trucks 9,714 up 8.7
Hino 91,170 down 5.5
Suzuki 147,933 down 7.1
Mitsubishi Fuso 58,823 up 1.4
TOTAL 4,465,635 down 4.5

 


Motorcycle Export in December 2014

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in December 2014 was recorded as 47,211 units. Compared with the 48,164 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 953 units or 2.0%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year after last month’s upturn.

December 2014:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Units vs previous year
50cc & under class 2,339 up 1,239 units or 112.6%
51 - 125cc class 2,625 down 335 units or 11.3%
126 - 250cc class 6,236 up 809 units or 14.9 %
Over 250cc class 36,011 down 2,666 units or 6.9%
December 2014:  Value of Motorcycles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$336.88 million $84.057 million $387.745 million $423.438 million down $35.693 million or 8.4%
December 2014:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 1,962 down 27.2
Middle-East 227 down 35.3
Europe 18,611 down 12.0
(including EU) (17,164) (down 12.8)
North America 18,640 up 17.3
(including U.S.A.) (17,528) (up 20.7)
Latin America 2,970 down 11.4
Africa 1,820 up 9.0
Oceania 2,981 down 2.5
Others 0
TOTAL 47,211 down 2.0
December 2014:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Units vs previous year (%)
Honda 13,156 up 21.0
Suzuki 8,255 down 31.5
Yamaha 20,776 up 29.8
Kawasaki 5,024 down 45.6
TOTAL 47,211 down 2.0

Motorcycle Export for Calendar Year 2014 (January 2014 – December 2014)

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export for calendar year 2014 (January 2014 – December 2014) was recorded as 465,584 units. Compared with the 430,897 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 34,687 units or 8.0%, and export increase after 2 months of downturn.

Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014:  Value of Motorcycles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$2,968.232 million $968.441 million $3,936.673 million $4,132.907 million down $196.234 million or 7.4%
Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014: Motorcycle Export Share & Change by Class
Destination Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014 previous year % change from the previous year
Units Share (%) Share (%)
50cc & under class 12,778 2.7 2.9 up 1.7
51 - 125cc class 29,771 6.4 6.4 up 7.6
126 - 250cc class 63,891 13.7 15.0 down 1.0
Over 250cc class 359,144 77.1 75.7 up 10.1
TOTAL 465,584     up 8.0

Export total achieved 78.0% share of the total production of 596,982 units recorded for calendar year 2014.
(*76.5% share for calendar year 2013)

Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014:  Motorcycle Export Share & Change by Export Destination
Destination Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014 previous year % change from the previous year
Units Share (%) Share (%)
Asia 26,333 5.7 4.5 up 36.0
Middle-East 3,682 0.8 0.9 down 6.0
Europe 174,507 37.5 34.3 up 17.9
North America 183,589 39.4 41.4 up 3.0
(including U.S.A). (162,554) (34.9) (36.4) (up 3.6)
Central America 6,420 1.4 1.0 up 51.7
South America 20,782 4.5 6.9 down 30.3
Africa 16,888 3.6 3.6 up 8.6
Oceania 33,383 7.2 7.4 up 5.1
TOTAL 465,584     up 8.0
Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014: Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Units vs previous year (%)
Honda 105,355 up 7.8
Suzuki 96,445 down 10.5
Yamaha 195,823 up 22.5
Kawasaki 67,961 up 3.7
TOTAL 465,584 up 8.0