April 28, 2015

March 2015 and Fiscal Year 2014 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production in March 2015

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in March 2015 stood at 878,488 units.  Compared with the 939,823 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 61,335 units or 6.5%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 9 consecutive months.

March 2015: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 427,346 up 3,782 units or 0.9%
Small 140,099 down 43,185 units or 23.6%
Mini (under 660 cc) 172,791 down 25,830 units or 13.0%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 740,236 down 65,233 units or 8.1%
Standard 54,999 up 2,488 units or 4.7%
Small 32,481 up 1,645 units or 5.3%
Mini (under 660 cc) 38,422 down 1,392 units or 3.5%
 Trucks TOTAL 125,902 up 2,741 units or 2.2%
Large 1,051 up 199 units or 23.4
Small 11,299 down 958 units or 9.3%
Buses TOTAL 12,350 up 1,157 units or 10.3%
March 2015: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 586,796 down 11.9%
Trucks 106,065 down 7.7%
Buses 2,550 up 3.4%
TOTAL 695,411 down 11.2%

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer


Automobile Production for Fiscal Year 2014 (April 2014 – March 2015)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production for fiscal year 2014 (April 2014 – March 2015) was recorded as 9,590,644 units. Compared with the 9,912,403 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 321,759 units or 3.2%, and production decrease after 4 years of upturn.

Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 4,613,278 down 104,877 units or 2.2%
Small 1,662,282 down 255,409 units or 13.3%
Mini (under 660 cc) 1,812,335 up 4,803 units or 0.3%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 8,087,895 down 355,483 units or 4.2%
Standard 612,273 up 28,350 units or 4.9%
Small 331,222 up 18,903 units or 6.1%
Mini (under 660 cc) 420,734 down 16,969 units or 3.9%
 Trucks TOTAL 1,364,229 up 30,284 units or 2.3%
Large 9,899 up 501 units or 5.3%
Small 128,621 up 2,939 units or 2.3%
Buses TOTAL 138,520 up 3,440 units or 2.5%
Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 4,453,509 down 7.9%
Trucks 831,464 down 1.4%
Buses 12,137 up 3.1%
TOTAL 5,297,110 down 6.9%

Reference: Automobile Production Figures by Manufacturer


Motorcycle Production in March 2015

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in March 2015 was recorded as 50,204 units.  Compared with the 57,398 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, there is a decrease of 7,194 units or 12.5%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 5 consecutive months.

March 2015: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 6,777 up 351 units or 5.5%
51 - 125cc 2,125 down 155 units or 6.8%
126 - 250cc 5,163 down 1,897 units or 26.9%
Over 250cc 36,139 down 5,493 units or 13.2%
March 2015: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 23,467 down 27.7%
51 - 125cc 8,784 down 10.2%
126 - 250cc 4,255 down 36.8%
Over 250cc 3,989 down 23.6%
TOTAL 40,495 down 25.3%

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer


Motorcycle Production for Fiscal Year 2014 (April 2014 – March 2015)

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production for fiscal year 2014 (April 2014 – March 2015) was recorded as 576,169 units.  Compared with the 583,209 units total recorded for the previous year, there is a decrease of 7,040 units or 1.2%, and production decrease after last year’s upturn.

Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 74,381 down 104 units or 0.1%
51 - 125cc 31,391 up 2,714 units or 9.5%
126 - 250cc 88,574 down 4,351 units or 4.7%
Over 250cc 381,823 down 5,299 units or 1.4%
Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 214,724 down 12.4%
51 - 125cc 92,042 down 10.6%
126 - 250cc 47,698 down 10.7%
Over 250cc 36,664 down 0.9%
TOTAL 391,128 down 10.8%

Reference: Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer


Automobile Export in March 2015

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in March 2015 was recorded as 396,796 units.  Compared with the 385,948 units total recorded for same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 10,848 units or 2.8%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year after last month’s downturn.

March 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 337,433 (14,841) up 6,508 units or 2.0%
Trucks 46,490 (20,033) up 2,810 units or 6.4%
Buses 12,873 (2,489) up 1,530 units or 13.5%
March 2015:  Value of Automobiles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$8,593.43 million $3,147.285 million $11,740.715 million $12,147.296 million down $406.581 million or 3.3%
March 2015: Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 45,594 down 7.6
Middle-East 67,538 up 24.2
Europe 64,897 down 7.1
(EU) 42,071 up 11.8
North America 141,888 up 4.5
(U.S.A). 128,257 up 5.1
Latin America 27,655 down 1.2
Africa 17,685 up 18.4
Oceania 30,738 down 6.1
Others 801 down 14.7
TOTAL 396,796 up 2.8
March 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Units vs previous year (%)
Toyota 154,908 up 7.1
Nissan 39,500 up 11.4
Mazda 62,822 down 12.4
Mitsubishi 39,851 up 16.1
Isuzu 20,206 up 11.7
Daihatsu 645 up 0.9
Honda 1,862 down 14.5
Subaru 49,485 down 5.4
UD Trucks 638 down 50.4
Hino 6,794 down 10.1
Suzuki 13,341 up 7.1
Mitsubishi Fuso 6,744 up 24.7
TOTAL 396,796 up 2.8

 


Automobile Export for Fiscal Year 2014 (April 2014 – March 2015)

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export for fiscal year 2014 (April 2014 – March 2015) was recorded as 4,490,724 units. Compared with the 4,632,178 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 141,454 units or 3.1%, and production decrease for 2 consecutive years.

Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015: Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 3,852,178 (161,811) down 173,864 units or 4.3% (down 15.2% for KD)
Trucks 498,061 (226,298) up 29,136 units or 6.2% (up 3.3% for KD)
Buses 140,485 (28,563) up 3,274 units or 2.4% (down 24.8% for KD)
Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015: Value of Automobiles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$102,223.864 million

$39,272.821 million

$141,496.685 million

$147,732.564 million

down $6,235.879 million or 4.2%

Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015: Automobile Export Share by Type of Vehicle
  Share (%) previous year (%)
Passenger cars 85.8 86.9
Trucks 11.1 10.1
Buses 3.1 3.0

Export total achieved 46.8% share of the total production of 9,590,644 units recorded for the fiscal year.
(*46.7% share for the previous year)

Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015: Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 551,572 down 0.6
Middle-East 649,926 up 11.6
Europe 735,048 up 3.3
(EU) (468,367) up 18.2
North America 1,671,597 down 10.3
(U.S.A). (1,546,035) down 9.7
Latin America 310,098 down 9.8
Africa 186,652 up 7.4
Oceania 378,087 down 4.6
Others 7,744 up 23.3
TOTAL 4,490,724 down 3.1
Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015: Automobile Export Figures by Manufacturer
Automobile Units vs previous year (%)
Toyota 1,784,173 down 3.8
Nissan 501,507 down 8.3
Mazda 737,869 down 6.7
Mitsubishi 383,525 up 10.8
Isuzu 190,421 up 10.1
Daihatsu 7,983 down 0.3
Honda 29,684 down 69.5
Subaru 545,609 up 9.3
UD Trucks 8,796 down 11.1
Hino 90,729 down 4.5
Suzuki 150,284 down 1.5
Mitsubishi Fuso 60,144 up 1.8
TOTAL 4,490,724 down 3.1

 


Motorcycle Export in March 2015

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in March 2015 was recorded as 44,630 units. Compared with the 45,060 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 430 units or 1.0%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for 4 consecutive months.

March 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Units vs previous year
50cc & under class 933 down 94 units or 9.2%
51 - 125cc class 2,248 up 70 units or 3.2%
126 - 250cc class 4,249 up 777 units or 22.4 %
Over 250cc class 37,200 down 1,183 units or 3.1%
March 2015:  Value of Motorcycles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$303.862 million $74.502 million $378.364 million $393.979 million down $15.615 million or 4.0%
March 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 3,956 up 62.1
Middle-East 601 up 49.1
Europe 20,205 up 3.3
(EU) 18,012 up 4.5
North America 11,825 down 25.1
(U.S.A). 9,792 down 27.8
Latin America 3,554 up 42.6
Africa 2,114 up 4.2
Oceania 2,375 up 0.6
Others 0
TOTAL 44,630 down 1.0
March 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Units vs previous year (%)
Honda 8,890 down 25.9
Suzuki 10,132 down 1.4
Yamaha 20,252 up 13.7
Kawasaki 5,356 up 7.4
TOTAL 44,630 down 1.0

Motorcycle Export for Fiscal Year 2014 (April 2014 – March 2015)

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export for fiscal year 2014 (April 2014 – March 2015) was recorded as 461,632 units. Compared with the 446,220 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 15,412 units or 3.5%, and export increase after 2 months of downturn.

Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015: Value of Motorcycles Exported
Vehicles Parts Total Value Previous Year vs previous year
$2,909.343 million

$948.218 million

$3,857.561 million

$4,053.913 million

down $196.352 million or 4.8%

Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015: Motorcycle Export Share & Change by Class
Destination Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015 previous year % change from the previous year
Units Share (%) Share (%)
50cc & under class 12,056 2.6 2.6 up 2.3
51 - 125cc class 30,761 6.7 6.3 up 9.3
126 - 250cc class 67,154 14.5 14.3 up 4.9
Over 250cc class 351,661 76.2 76.7 up 2.7
TOTAL 461,632     up 3.5

Export total achieved 80.1% share of the total production of 576,169 units recorded for the fiscal year.
(*76.5% share for the previous year)

Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015:: Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 28,158 up 34.0
Middle-East 3,787 down 2.5
Europe 176,225 up 12.5
EU (162,870) up 12.7
North America 173,847 down 2.3
U.S.A. (152,695) down 2.4
Latin America 27,522 down 26.2
Africa 19,102 up 21.5
Oceania 32,991 down 2.3
Others 0
TOTAL 461,632 up 3.5

 

Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015:   Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Units vs previous year (%)
Honda 98,568 up 0.5
Suzuki 92,920 down 16.1
Yamaha 206,951 up 23.6
Kawasaki 63,193 down 9.6
TOTAL 461,632 up 3.5