August 31, 2015

July 2015 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production in July 2015

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in July 2015 stood at 841,812 units.  Compared with the 894,846 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 53,034 units or 5.9%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 13 consecutive months.

July 2015: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 445,444 up 9,086 units or 2.1%
Small 142,896 down 17,855 units or 11.1%
Mini (under 660 cc) 119,571 down 40,843 units or 25.5%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 707,911 down 49,612 units or 6.5%
Standard 57,460 up 1,125 units or 2.0%
Small 29,334 up 176 units or 0.6%
Mini (under 660 cc) 34,307 down 3,458 units or 9.2%
 Trucks TOTAL 121,101 down 2,157 units or 1.7%
Large 1,312 up 459 units or 53.8%
Small 11,488 up 1,724 units or 13.0%
Buses TOTAL 12,800 down 1,265 units or 9.0%
July 2015: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 355,892 down 9.1%
Trucks 68,141 up 0.4%
Buses 1,060 up 3.3%
TOTAL 425,093 down 7.6%

 


Motorcycle Production in July 2015

Number of Motorcycle Produced
Motorcycle production in July 2015 was recorded as 40,795 units. Compared with the 49,908 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, there is a decrease of 9,113 units or 18.3%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 9 consecutive months.

July 2015: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 4,156 down 3,039 units or 42.2%
51 - 125cc 3,337 down 1,085 units or 24.5%
126 - 250cc 9,013 down 26 units or 0.3%
Over 250cc 24,289 down 4,963 units or 17.0%
July 2015: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 15,277 down 10.1%
51 - 125cc 7,849 up 8.5%
126 - 250cc 4,483 up 9.2%
Over 250cc 3,215 down 4.3%
TOTAL 30,824 down 2.8%

 


Automobile Export in July 2015

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in July 2015 was recorded as 415,735 units.  Compared with the 414,273 units total recorded for same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 1,462 units or 0.4%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for 2 consecutive months.

July 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 363,383 (8,980) up 8,111 units or 2.3%
Trucks 39,801 (14,248) down 3,514 units or 8.1%
Buses 12,551 (2,924) down 3,135 units or 20.0%
July 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 47,451 down 10.6
Middle-East 58,407 up 5.1
Europe 66,468 down 10.3
(EU) 50,521 up 9.5
North America 168,808 up 12.9
(U.S.A.) 157,780 up 13.2
Latin America 26,798 down 5.4
Africa 15,446 down 10.5
Oceania 31,838 down 11.4
Others 519 up 17.2
TOTAL 415,735 up 0.4

Motorcycle Export in July 2015

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in July 2015 was recorded as 28,050 units. Compared with the 36,605 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 8,555 units or 23.4%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for 2 consecutive months.

July 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Units vs previous year
50cc & under class 630 down 368 units or 36.9%
51 - 125cc class 2,445 down 1,115 units or 31.3%
126 - 250cc class 6,036 down 2,596 units or 30.1%
Over 250cc class 18,939 down 4,476 units or 19.1%
July 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 2,775 down 7.5
Middle-East 489 up 27.0
Europe 9,865 down 17.8
(EU) 9,523 down 16.5
North America 8,439 down 39.9
(U.S.A). 6,937 down 47.0
Latin America 1,900 up 15.6
Africa 1,294 down 30.9
Oceania 3,288 down 10.0
Others 0
TOTAL 28,050 down 23.4