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2007/06/25


Mazda Production and Sales Results for May 2007 (Flash Report)

Mazda Motor Corporation’s production and sales results for May 2007 are summarized below.

 

I. Production

  Breakdown May 2007 Jan. - May. 2007
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
DOMESTIC
PRODUCTION
Passenger Cars 69,810 +11.3 369,379 +2.7
Commercial Vehicles 3,365 -33.0 17,939 -31.1
Total 73,175 +8.0 387,318 +0.4
OVERSEAS
PRODUCTION
Passenger Cars 12,989 -31.4 98,542 -22.7
Commercial Vehicles 6,252 -19.5 35,256 +8.4
Total 19,241 -27.9 133,798 -16.4
GLOBAL
PRODUCTION
Passenger Cars 82,799 +1.4 467,921 -3.9
Commercial Vehicles 9,617 -24.8 53,195 -9.2
Total 92,416 -2.1 521,116 -4.5

Note: As of January 2007, overseas production figures are based on Mazda brand units coming off the production line (does not include CKD kits).

 

1. Domestic Production
The domestic production volume for May 2007 has exceeded the figure for the same month last year, up 8% compared to May 2006. This increase was mainly due to healthy production volumes of the Mazda3 and Mazda5.

 

[Domestic production of key models in May 2007]

Mazda3: 33,815 units (up 33.3% year-on-year)
Mazda5: 9,048 units (up 6.5% year-on-year)

 

2. Overseas production
The overseas production volume was below the figure for the same month last year, down 27.9% on May 2006. Reduced production of the Mazda6, among other models, led to the result, despite increased production of the Mazda3.

 

[Overseas production of key models in May 2007]

Mazda3: 2,946 units (up 217.8% year-on-year)
Mazda6: 5,915 units (down 31.4% year-on-year)

 

II. Domestic sales

  Breakdown May 2007 Jan. - May. 2007
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
DOMESTIC
SALES
Passenger Cars 16,372 +1.5 96,985 -6.3
Commercial Vehicles 3,443 -16.0 17,792 -21.8
Registration Total 14,918 -9.0 89,150 -11.4
Micro-mini Total 4,897 +28.0 25,627 +0.1
Total 19,815 -2.0 114,777 -9.1

May 2007 sales of passenger vehicles such as the AZ-Wagon, Mazda3 and MX-5 were up over the previous year’s results. However, due to a decrease in commercial vehicle sales, the total domestic sales volume was below the figure for the same month last year, down 2.0% year-on-year.
Mazda’s registered vehicle market share was 6.3%, down 0.1 points over May 2006, with a 3.4% share of the micro-mini segment (up 0.8 points) and a 5.2% total market share, up 0.2 points over the same month last year.

 

[Domestic sales of key models in May 2007]

AZ-Wagon: 2,602 units (up 43.0% year-on-year)
Mazda3: 1,673 units (up 35.2% year-on-year)
MX-5: 542 units (up 106.9% year-on-year)

 

III. Exports

  Breakdown May 2007 Jan. - May. 2007
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
EXPORTS Passenger Cars 59,231 +14.4 310,923 +12.1
Commercial Vehicles 337 +17.8 1,444 +8.7
North America 18,512 -17.4 123,007 +9.6
Europe 22,734 +21.9 110,806 +3.1
Oceania 5,920 +79.6 26,072 +18.1
Others 12,402 +61.0 52,482 +41.7
Total 59,568 +14.4 312,367 +12.0

May 2007 exports exceeded the figure for the same month last year, up 14.4% year-on-year, mainly due to increased export volumes of the Mazda3 and Mazda6.
On a market basis, exports to Europe were particularly healthy, reaching 22,734 units (up 21.9% year-on-year) mainly due to an increased export volume of the Mazda3.

 

[Exports of key models in May 2007]

Mazda3: 31,767 units (up 22.6% year-on-year)
Mazda6: 9,148 units (up 28.7% year-on-year)

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