March 31, 2015

February 2015 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production in February 2015

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in February 2015 stood at 817,390 units.  Compared with the 863,452 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 46,062 units or 5.3%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 8 consecutive months.

February 2015: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 399,063 down 8,565 units or 2.1%
Small 133,393 down 30,452 units or 18.6%
Mini (under 660 cc) 159,615 down 10,288 units or 6.1%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 692,071 down 49,305 units or 6.7%
Standard 50,730 up 2,490 units or 5.2%
Small 29,922 up 2,084 units or 7.5%
Mini (under 660 cc) 33,155 down 819 units or 2.4%
 Trucks TOTAL 113,807 up 3,755 units or 3.4%
Large 982 up 203 units or 26.1%
Small 10,530 down 715 units or 6.4%
Buses TOTAL 11,512 down 512 units or 4.3%
February 2015: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 413,192 down 15.8%
Trucks 67,920 down 7.7%
Buses 991 down 7.9%
TOTAL 482,103 down 14.7%

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer


Motorcycle Production in February 2015

Number of Motorcycle Produced
Motorcycle production in February 2015 was recorded as 50,079 units.  Compared with the 56,423 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, there is a decrease of 6,344 units or 11.2%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 4 consecutive months.

February 2015: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 5,007 down 766 units or 13.3%
51 - 125cc 2,440 up 287 units or 13.3%
126 - 250cc 5,619 down 2,087 units or 27.1%
Over 250cc 37,013 down 3,778 units or 9.3%
February 2015: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 17,369 down 24.4%
51 - 125cc 5,338 down 8.9%
126 - 250cc 3,308 down 38.0%
Over 250cc 3,261 up 1.5%
TOTAL 29,276 down 21.7%

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer


Automobile Export in February 2015

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in February 2015 was recorded as 365,855 units.  Compared with the 366,779 units total recorded for same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 924 units or 0.3%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year after 2 months of upturn.

February 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 313,100 (13,314) down 1,045 units or 0.3%
Trucks 41,414 (19,398) up 1,451 units or 3.6%
Buses 11,341 (1,959) down 1,330 units or 10.5%
February 2015:  Value of Automobiles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$8,007.335 million $2,874.474 million $10,881.809 million $11,860.389 million down $978.58 million or 8.3%
February 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 38,586 down 21.8
Middle-East 56,571 up 16.0
Europe 63,159 down 5.0
(EU) 40,067 up 17.5
North America 133,297 down 0.3
(U.S.A). 121,354 down 0.6
Latin America 25,397 up 16.7
Africa 14,576 up 4.0
Oceania 33,422 up 4.6
Others 847 up 6.4
TOTAL 365,855 down 0.3
February 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Units vs previous year (%)
Toyota 140,461 down 7.1
Nissan 50,105 up 29.1
Mazda 54,579 down 8.2
Mitsubishi 33,214 up 7.4
Isuzu 16,959 up 9.7
Daihatsu 686 up 40.3
Honda 2,073 up 4.3
Subaru 42,765 down 2.1
UD Trucks 572 down 26.5
Hino 7,142 down 1.4
Suzuki 13,215 up 8.3
Mitsubishi Fuso 4,084 down 9.8
TOTAL 365,855 down 0.3

Motorcycle Export in February 2015

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in February 2015 was recorded as 51,611 units. Compared with the 52,903 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 1,292 units or 2.4%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for 3 consecutive months.

February 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Units vs previous year
50cc & under class 1,180 down 182 units or 13.4%
51 - 125cc class 3,097 up 838 units or 37.1%
126 - 250cc class 5,290 up 984 units or 22.9 %
Over 250cc class 42,044 down 2,932 units or 6.5%
February 2015:  Value of Motorcycles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$339.60 million $81.713 million $421.313 million $450.468 million down $29.155 million or 6.5%
February 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 3,053 up 20.8
Middle-East 269 down 31.4
Europe 18,753 up 1.5

(EU)

16,259 up 3.2
North America 21,446 down 9.3

(U.S.A).

16,982 down12.6
Latin America 2,819 down 13.7
Africa 2,137 up 77.6
Oceania 3,134 down 8.0
Others 0

TOTAL

51,611 down 2.4
February 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Units vs previous year (%)
Honda 12,195 down 15.5
Suzuki 13,128 down 1.7
Yamaha 20,835 up 21.8
Kawasaki 5,453 down 32.0
TOTAL 51,611 down 2.4