December 28, 2015

November 2015 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production in November 2015

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in November 2015 stood at 788,344 units.  Compared with the 743,401 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 44,943 units or 6.0%, and production increase on the same month of the previous year after 16 months of downturn.

November 2015: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 416,696 up 56,531 units or 15.7%
Small 128,302 up 6,715 units or 5.5%
Mini (under 660 cc) 124,406 down 12,091 units or 8.9%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 669,404 up 51,155 units or 8.3%
Standard 44,395 down 8,307 units or 15.8%
Small 29,043 down 1,900 units or 7.0%
Mini (under 660 cc) 34,585 down 298 units or 0.9%
 Trucks TOTAL 108,023 down 6,705 units or 5.8%
Large 1,003 up 161 units or 19.1%
Small 9,914 up 332 units or 3.5%
Buses TOTAL 10,917 up 493 units or 4.7%
November 2015: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 314,053 down 7.6%
Trucks 73,815 down 2.3%
Buses 949 up 20.4%
TOTAL 388,817 down 6.6%

 


Motorcycle Production in November 2015

Number of Motorcycle Produced
Motorcycle production in November 2015 was recorded as 46,453 units. Compared with the 52,711 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, there is a decrease of 6,258 units or 11.9%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 13 consecutive months.

November 2015: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 7,495 down 316 units or 4.0%
51 - 125cc 2,401 up 84 units or 3.6%
126 - 250cc 5,883 down 1,034 units or 14.9%
Over 250cc 30,674 down 4,992units or 14.0%
November 2015: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 12,074 down 36.0%
51 - 125cc 8,191 down 3.7%
126 - 250cc 3,153 up 22.0%
Over 250cc 2,115 down 3.1%
TOTAL 25,533 down 20.6%

 

Automobile Export in November 2015

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in November 2015 was recorded as 414,870 units.  Compared with the 368,109 units total recorded for same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 46,761 units or 12.7%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year for 3 consecutive months.
November 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 368,097 (7,344) up 54,474 units or 17.4%
Trucks 34,956 (13,438) down 8,083 units or 18.8%
Buses 11,817 (2,298) up 370 units or 3.2%
November 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 50,199 up 3.9
Middle-East 64,613 up 13.4
Europe 68,467 up 37.9
(EU) 50,478 up 51.6
North America 151,810 up 10.7
(U.S.A). 141,176 up 10.5
Latin America 26,248 up 1.4
Africa 12,742 down 15.3
Oceania 40,198 up 16.9
Others 593 down 20.9
TOTAL 414,870 up 12.7

Motorcycle Export in November 2015

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in November 2015 was recorded as 33,080 units. Compared with the 42,935 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 9,855 units or 23.0%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for 6 consecutive months.

November 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Units vs previous year
50cc & under class 558 down 26 units or 4.5%
51 - 125cc class 2,482 up 454 units or 22.4%
126 - 250cc class 4,486 down 475 units or 9.6%
Over 250cc class 25,554 down 9,808 units or 27.7%
November 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 2,031 up 35.7
Middle-East 612 up 155.0
Europe 14,124 down 16.5
(EU) 13,215 down 16.0
North America 10,287 down 45.4
(U.S.A). 9,450 down 45.6
Latin America 2,377 up 5.5
Africa 1,499 up 49.9
Oceania 2,150 down 2.9
Others 0
TOTAL 33,080 down 23.0