October 30, 2013

Japanese Automakers’ 2013 Overseas Production Statistics
(Second Quarter and First Half Cumulative, Calendar 2013)

Overseas vehicle (passenger car, truck and bus) production by Japanese automakers in the second quarter of calendar 2013 totalled 4,132,602 units, up 1.1% from the same quarter in the previous year. This outcome reflects expanded local production in North America, Latin America and Oceania regions during the quarter under review.
The results for the first half (January through June) of 2013 likewise reflect the rise in local production worldwide except in Europe and Africa, with the total for that period finishing at 8,335,198 units, up 1.2% from the first half of 2012.

Calendar 2013 Second Quarter (April-June) Results
  Apr-Jun 2013
(units)
Apr-Jun 2012
(units)
Chg. (%)
from previous year
Asia 2,167,705 2,221,442 97.6
Middle East 0 0
Europe 348,746 375,226 92.9
(EU) 325,343 346,641 93.9
North America 1,195,956 1,106,859 108.0
(U.S.A.) 945,831 860,245 109.9
Latin America 333,089 298,329 111.7
Africa 60,595 61,424 98.7
Oceania 26,511 24,509 108.2
TOTAL 4,132,602 4,087,789 101.1

 

Calendar 2013 First Half (January-June) Results

 

Jan-Jun 2013
(units)
Jan-Jun 2012
(units)
Chg. (%)
from previous year*
Asia 4,444,095 4,410,666 100.8
Middle East 0 0
Europe 721,793 792,274 91.1
(EU) 684,224 733,027 93.3
North America 2,341,146 2,248,377 104.1
(U.S.A.) 1,876,252 1,752,476 107.1
Latin America 654,952 604,894 108.3
Africa 123,985 130,208 95.2
Oceania 49,227 49,166 100.1
TOTAL 8,335,198 8,235,585 101.2
* With the previous year’s result indexed at 100.