April 28, 2015

Japanese Automakers’ Overseas Production Statistics:
Fourth Quarter of 2014 & Annual Total, Calendar 2014

Overseas vehicle production by Japanese automakers during the fourth quarter of calendar year 2014 totaled 4,495,318 units, a gain of 2.4% from the same quarter in the previous year. This outcome reflects expanded local production in all overseas regions, with the exception of the Asia, Africa and Oceania areas, during the quarter under review.
The growth in local production worldwide is also reflected in the cumulative total for January 2014 through December 2014, which stands at 17,476,219 units, up 4.3% from the yearly total for calendar 2013.

■ 2014 Overseas Production: Fourth Quarter of 2014
Oct. 2014 – Dec. 2014 Oct. 2013 – Dec. 2013 Chg. from Previous Year
Asia 2,348,949 2,442,680 96.2%
Middle East 290 0
Europe 433,382 429,195 101.0%
EU 365,854 95.2% 94.7%
North America 1,198,216 1,124,746 106.5%

U.S.A. 888,401 107.1% 98.2%
Latin America 432,448 303,981 142.3%
Africa 57,449 62,750 91.6%
Oceania 24,584 25,284 97.2%
TOTAL 4,495,318 4,388,636 102.4%

 

2014 Overseas Production: Annual Total (Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014)
  Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014 Jan. 2013 – Dec. 2013 Chg. from Previous Year
Asia 9,112,629 9,056,388 100.6%
Middle East 596 0
Europe 1,654,217 1,537,025 107.6%
  EU 1,379,733 100.2% 96.1%
North America 4,785,769 4,540,685 105.4%
  U.S.A. 3,627,226 105.1% 103.4%
Latin America 1,591,042 1,284,187 123.9%
Africa 241,841 232,191 104.2%
Oceania 90,125 106,278 84.8%
TOTAL 17,476,219 16,756,754 104.3%