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2008/12/24


Mazda Production and Sales Results for November 2008 (Flash Report)

Mazda Motor Corporation’s production and sales results for November 2008 are summarized below.

 

I. Production

  Breakdown Nov. 2008 Jan. - Nov. 2008
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
DOMESTIC
PRODUCTION
Passenger Cars 74,414 -20.3 988,172 +14.3
Commercial Vehicles 2,947 -7.1 37,994 -4.6
Total 77,361 -19.8 1,026,166 +13.5
OVERSEAS
PRODUCTION
Passenger Cars 18,929 -2.3 188,120 -4.4
Commercial Vehicles 4,368 -35.7 66,877 -8.5
Total 23,297 -11.0 254,997 -5.5
GLOBAL
PRODUCTION
Passenger Cars 93,343 -17.2 1,176,292 +10.9
Commercial Vehicles 7,315 -26.6 104,871 -7.1
Total 100,658 -17.9 1,281,163 +9.1

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

 

1. Domestic Production
Domestic production in November 2008 decreased 19.8% compared to November 2007, despite increased production of the Mazda2 (Demio) and Mazda6 (Atenza).

 

[Domestic production of key models in November 2008]

Mazda2 (Demio):  18,374 units (up 8.9% year-on-year)
Mazda6 (Atenza):  10,781 units (up 3.8% year-on-year)

 

2. Overseas Production
Although the Mazda6 overseas production volume increased year-on-year, the total overseas production volume of all models decreased 11.0% compared to the same month last year.

 

[Overseas production of key models in November 2008]

Mazda6:  13,597 units (up 13.3% year-on-year)

 

II. Domestic Sales

  Breakdown Nov. 2008 Jan. - Nov. 2008
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
DOMESTIC
SALES
Passenger Cars 11,146 -28.6 197,685 -1.6
Commercial Vehicles 2,394 -25.0 34,933 -8.4
Registration Total 9,724 -32.4 178,617 -4.4
Micro-mini Total 3,816 -13.6 54,001 +3.2
Total 13,540 -28.0 232,618 -2.7

 

The domestic sales volume for November 2008 decreased 28.0% compared to November 2007, reflecting a decline in total market demand.
Mazda’s registered vehicle market share was 4.5% (down 0.3 points year-on-year), with a 2.5% share of the micro-mini segment (down 0.4 points year-on-year) and a 3.7% total market share (down 0.5 points year-on-year).

 

[Domestic sales of key models in November 2008]

Mazda2 (Demio):  3,387 units (down 34.4% year-on-year)

 

III. Exports

  Breakdown Nov. 2008 Jan. - Nov. 2008
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
EXPORTS Passenger Cars 62,408 -14.7 823,356 +16.2
Commercial Vehicles 127 -61.9 2,518 -28.7
North America 16,361 -30.0 252,534 -2.8
Europe 27,187 +0.2 335,705 +28.1
Oceania 6,637 -9.6 73,904 +18.1
Others 12,350 -21.3 163,731 +28.1
Total 62,535 -14.9 825,874 +15.9

 

Despite increased shipments of the Mazda2, the export volume for November 2008 decreased 14.9% year-on-year due to a decline in shipments of other models.
On a market basis, while the export volume to Europe increased 0.2% compared to the same month last year, export figures for North America and other markets (the Middle East and Africa) decreased when compared to November 2007.

 

[Exports of key models in November 2008]

Mazda3:  28,138 units (down 5.8% year-on-year)
Mazda2:  11,656 units (up 1.4% year-on-year)

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