October 29, 2010

Japanese Automakers’ 2010 Overseas Production Statistics
(Second Quarter and First Half Cumulative, Calendar 2010)

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers in the second quarter of calendar 2010 totalled 3,177,316 units, up 39.4% from the same quarter in previous year. This outcome reflects expanded local production in all regions during the quarter under review.

The results for the first half (January through June) of 2010 likewise reflect the rise in local production worldwide, with the total for that period finishing at 6,411,259 units, up 51.1% from the first half of 2009.

Second Quarter (April-June) Calendar 2010 Results
  Apr-Jun 2010
(units)
Apr-Jun 2009
(units)
Chg. (%)
with previous year at 100%
Asia 1,669,515 1,169,142 142.8%
Middle East 0 0 -
Europe 328,811 287,801 114.2%
(EU) 306,733 265,257 115.6%
North America 860,488 581,821 147.9%
(U.S.A.) 660,205 439,478 150.2%
Latin America 239,445 188,782 126.8%
Africa 47,983 33,883 141.6%
Oceania 31,074 18,572 167.3%
TOTAL 3,177,316 2,280,001 139.4%

 

First Half (January-June) Calendar 2010 Results

 

Apr-Jun 2010
(units)
Apr-Jun 2009
(units)
Chg. (%)
with previous year at 100%
Asia 3,336,984 2,162,692 154.3%
Middle East 0 0 -
Europe 690,666 546,443 126.4%
(EU) 642,041 503,340 127.6%
North America 1,753,156 1,064,739 164.7%
(U.S.A.) 1,384,594 808,473 171.3%%
Latin America 468,323 350,494 133.6%
Africa 99,705 78,356 127.2%
Oceania 62,425 40,922 152.5%
TOTAL 6,411,259 4,243,646 151.1%