May 29, 2015

April 2015 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production in April 2015

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in April 2015 stood at 713,155 units.  Compared with the 770,591 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 57,436 units or 7.5%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 10 consecutive months.

April 2015: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 359,572 down 5,192 units or 1.4%
Small 109,299 down 26,971 units or 19.8%
Mini (under 660 cc) 123,373 down 28,083 units or 18.5%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 592,244 down 60,246 units or 9.2%
Standard 50,796 up 3,249 units or 6.8%
Small 26,310 up 414 units or 1.6%
Mini (under 660 cc) 31,719 down 2,508 units or 7.3%
 Trucks TOTAL 108,825 up 1,155 units or 1.1%
Large 1,011 up 280 units or 38.3%
Small 11,075 up 1,375 units or 14.2%
Buses TOTAL 12,086 up 1,655 units or 15.9%
April 2015: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 263,376 down 10.1%
Trucks 55,168 down 6.6%
Buses 938 down 45.9%
TOTAL 319,482 down 7.5%

 


Motorcycle Production in April 2015

Number of Motorcycle Produced
Motorcycle production in April 2015 was recorded as 35,912 units.  Compared with the 40,786 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, there is a decrease of 4,874 units or 12.0%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 6 consecutive months.

April 2015: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 4,339 down 1,143 units or 20.9%
51 - 125cc 3,085 up 233 units or 8.2%
126 - 250cc 5,431 down 725 units or 11.8%
Over 250cc 23,057 down 3,239 units or 12.3%
April 2015: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 18,771 up 3.4%
51 - 125cc 7,906 up 24.4%
126 - 250cc 4,629 up 26.0%
Over 250cc 3,552 down 17.4%
TOTAL 34,858 up 7.3%

 


Automobile Export in April 2015

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in April 2015 was recorded as 379,907 units.  Compared with the 375,822 units total recorded for same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 4,085 units or 1.1%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for 2 consecutive months.

April 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 323,409 (11,610) up 1,280 units or 0.4%
Trucks 43,022 (17,691) up 1,430 units or 3.4%
Buses 13,476 (2,561) up 1,375 units or 11.4%
April 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 39,682 down 19.8
Middle-East 56,486 up 9.4
Europe 53,190 down 8.1
(EU) 35,060 up 9.6
North America 151,532 up 4.9
(U.S.A). 136,824 up 3.2
Latin America 29,002 up 25.3
Africa 16,370 up 6.3
Oceania 32,668 down 1.2
Others 977 up 15.2
TOTAL 379,907 up 1.1

Motorcycle Export in April 2015

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in April 2015 was recorded as 31,826 units. Compared with the 37,006 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 5,180 units or 14.0%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for 5 consecutive months.

April 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Units vs previous year
50cc & under class 1,216 up 505 units or 71.0%
51 - 125cc class 2,534 down 171 units or 6.3%
126 - 250cc class 4,196 up 662 units or 18.7%
Over 250cc class 23,880 down 6,176 units or 20.5%
April 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 2,399 up 12.7
Middle-East 312 up 52.2
Europe 13.902 down 2.7
(EU) 13,324 up 0.7
North America 8,709 down 35.0
(U.S.A). 8,214 down 31.6
Latin America 1,812 down 25.8
Africa 2,542 up 24.0
Oceania 2,150 down 13.8
Others 0
TOTAL 31,826 down 14.0