February 27, 2015

January 2015 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production in January 2015

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in January 2015 stood at 777,656 units.  Compared with the 860,854 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 83,198 units or 9.7%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 7 consecutive months.

January 2015: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 366,725 down 39,704 units or 9.8%
Small 137,974 down 21,372 units or 13.4%
Mini (under 660 cc) 152,244 down 19,957 units or 11.6%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 656,943 down 81,033 units or 11.0%
Standard 49,621 up 2,349 units or 5.0%
Small 26,856 down 435 units or 1.6%
Mini (under 660 cc) 33,643 down 2,120 units or 5.9%
 Trucks TOTAL 110,120 down 206 units or 0.2%
Large 825 up 95 units or 13.0%
Small 9,768 down 2,054 units or 17.4%
Buses TOTAL 10,593 down 1,959 units or 15.6%
January 2015: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 344,040 down 20.7%
Trucks 56,590 down 8.6%
Buses 736 up 26.7%
TOTAL 401,366 down 19.1%

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer


Motorcycle Production in January 2015

Number of Motorcycle Production in Produced
Motorcycle production in January 2015 was recorded as 49,675 units.  Compared with the 57,176 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, there is a decrease of 7,501 units or 13.1%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 3 consecutive months.

January 2015: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 4,708 down 1,923 units or 29.0%
51 - 125cc 1,874 down 270 units or 12.6%
126 - 250cc 5,630 down 978 units or 14.8%
Over 250cc 37,463 down 4,330 units or 10.4%
January 2015: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 17,098 up 2.4%
51 - 125cc 4,758 down 36.1%
126 - 250cc 3,456 down 20.0%
Over 250cc 1,944 down 24.6%
TOTAL 27,256 down 12.2%

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer


Automobile Export in January 2015

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in January 2015 was recorded as 341,872 units.  Compared with the 326,696 units total recorded for same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 15,176 units or 4.6%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for 2 consecutive months.

January 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 296,932 (11,318) up 11,120 units or 3.9%
Trucks 35,327 (15,785) up 5,327 units or 17.8%
Buses 9,613 (1,641) down 1,271 units or 11.7%
January 2015:  Value of Automobiles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$7,562.214 million $2,787.10 million $10,349.314 million $10,407.304million down $57.99 million or 0.6%
January 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 40,164 up 16.7
Middle-East 44,222 up 7.9
Europe 61,988 down 1.3
(EU) 41,302 up 15.9
North America 132,455 up 2.9
(U.S.A). 120,012 up 2.4
Latin America 21,251 up 3.4
Africa 12,319 down 4.2
Oceania 28,748 up 11.3
Others 725 up 29.7
TOTAL 341,872 up 4.6
January 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Units vs previous year (%)
Toyota 129,976 down 3.5
Nissan 46,273 up 41.3
Mazda 59,588 down 13.8
Mitsubishi 28,315 up 21.4
Isuzu 14,449 up 30.5
Daihatsu 566 down 11.7
Honda 2,427 down 35.5
Subaru 39,327 up 24.6
UD Trucks 641 down 9.1
Hino 6,181 up 7.4
Suzuki 10,913 up 4.4
Mitsubishi Fuso 3,216 up 15.9
TOTAL 341,872 up 4.6

Motorcycle Export in January 2015

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in January 2015 was recorded as 39,968 units. Compared with the 42,198 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 2,230 units or 5.3%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for 2 consecutive months.

January 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Units vs previous year
50cc & under class 1,343 down 446 units or 24.9%
51 - 125cc class 1,861 up 82 units or 4.6%
126 - 250cc class 5,003 up 1,502 units or 42.9 %
Over 250cc class 31,761 down 3,368 units or 9.6%
January 2015:  Value of Motorcycles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$254.813 million $80.602 million $335.415 million $369.757 million down $34.342 million or 9.3%
January 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 2,042 down 9.6
Middle-East 163 up 22.6
Europe 18,042 up 4.5
(EU) 16,705 up 3.3
North America 12,655 down 22.1
(U.S.A). 10,114 down 26.5
Latin America 2,975 down 8.9
Africa 2,077 up 135.5
Oceania 2,014 down 6.2
Others 0
TOTAL 39,968 down 5.3
January 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Units vs previous year (%)
Honda 8,080 down 15.2
Suzuki 9,853 down 24.3
Yamaha 17,819 up 38.5
Kawasaki 4,216 down 37.9
TOTAL 39,968 down 5.3