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2009/04/23


Mazda Production and Sales Results for March 2009 and Fiscal Year 2008 (Flash Report)

Mazda Motor Corporation’s production and sales results for March 2009 and fiscal year (FY) 2008 are summarized below.

 

I. Production

  Breakdown Mar. 2009 Apr. 2008 - Mar. 2009 Jan. - Mar. 2009
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
DOMESTIC
PRODUCTION
Passenger Cars 39,839 -57.9 864,704 -13.8 107,301 -61.9
Commercial Vehicles 2,601 -41.4 34,744 -20.5 6,964 -42.8
Total 42,440 -57.2 899,448 -14.1 114,265 -61.1
OVERSEAS
PRODUCTION
Passenger Cars 12,768 -36.7 178,061 -13.1 37,545 -39.4
Commercial Vehicles 2,319 -69.7 56,646 -23.2 8,905 -56.5
Total 15,087 -45.8 234,707 -15.7 46,450 -43.7
GLOBAL
PRODUCTION
Passenger Cars 52,607 -54.2 1,042,765 -13.7 144,846 -57.8
Commercial Vehicles 4,920 -59.3 91,390 -22.2 15,869 -51.4
Total 57,527 -54.7 1,134,155 -14.4 160,715 -57.3

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
(1) March 2009

Due to a reduction in global demand, Mazda’s domestic production volume of passenger and commercial vehicles in March 2009 decreased 57.2% compared to March 2008.

 

[Domestic production of key models in March 2009]

Mazda3 (Axela):  21,607 units (down 40.9% year-on-year)
Mazda2 (Demio):  8,904 units (down 48.4% year-on-year)

 

(2) FY2008
Due to a reduction in global demand during the second half of the fiscal year, Mazda’s domestic production volume of passenger and commercial vehicles in FY2008 decreased 14.1% compared to FY2007.

 

[Domestic production of key models in FY2008]

Mazda3 (Axela):  349,717 units (down 16.3% year-on-year)
Mazda2 (Demio):  178,651 units (up 15.9% year-on-year)

 

2. Overseas Production
(1) March 2009

Due to a reduction in global demand, Mazda’s overseas production volume of passenger and commercial vehicles in March 2009 decreased 45.8% compared to March 2008.

 

[Overseas production of key models in March 2009]

Mazda6:  7,038 units (down 38.8% year-on-year)
Mazda3:  3,393 units (down 15.6% year-on-year)

 

(2) FY2008
Due to a reduction in global demand during the second half of the fiscal year, Mazda’s overseas production volume of passenger and commercial vehicles in FY2008 decreased 15.7% compared to FY2007.

 

[Overseas production of key models in FY2008]

Mazda6:  126,568 units (up 10.0% year-on-year)
BT-50:  56,646 units (down 23.2% year-on-year)

 

II. Domestic Sales

  Breakdown Mar. 2009 Apr 2008 - Mar 2009 Jan. - Mar. 2009
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
DOMESTIC
SALES
Passenger Cars 19,943 -33.4 184,215 -14.5 46,344 -33.5
Commercial Vehicles 3,708 -21.7 34,344 -14.7 8,277 -24.7
Registration Total 17,217 -36.3 164,180 -17.3 39,244 -37.1
Micro-mini Total 6,434 -16.1 54,379 -5.1 15,377 -16.0
Total 23,651 -31.8 218,559 -14.5 54,621 -32.3

 

(1) March 2009
Amid diminished overall market demand, Mazda’s total domestic sales volume of passenger and commercial vehicles in March 2009 decreased 31.8% compared to March 2008.
Mazda’s registered vehicle market share was 5.3% (down 0.4 points year-on-year), with a 2.9% share of the micro-mini segment (down 0.1 points year-on-year) and a 4.3% total market share (down 0.4 points year-on-year).

 

[Domestic sales of key models in March 2009]

Mazda2 (Demio):  6,256 units (down 32.7% year-on-year)
AZ-Wagon:  3,585 units (down 18.7% year-on-year)

 

(2) FY2008
Amid diminished overall market demand, Mazda’s total domestic sales volume of passenger and commercial vehicles in FY2008 decreased 14.5% compared to FY2007.
Mazda’s registered vehicle market share was 5.7% (down 0.1 points year-on-year), with a 3.0% share of the micro-mini segment (unchanged year-on-year) and a 4.6% total market share (down 0.2 points year-on-year).

 

[Domestic sales of key models in FY2008]

Mazda2 (Demio):  58,241 units (down 15.5% year-on-year)
Mazda6 (Atenza):  12,523 units (up 12.9% year-on-year)

 

III. Exports

  Breakdown Mar. 2009 Apr 2008 - Mar 2009 Jan. - Mar. 2009
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
EXPORTS Passenger Cars 31,709 -53.1 740,253 -9.8 80,600 -63.2
Commercial Vehicles 302 -1.9 2,318 -42.4 540 -36.4
North America 13,761 -28.3 235,917 -15.6 35,588 -50.2
Europe 6,530 -70.6 284,462 -9.7 17,139 -80.0
Oceania 5,927 -19.2 70,568 -5.8 12,966 -38.6
Others 5,793 -69.7 151,624 -2.5 15,447 -63.1
Total 32,011 -52.8 742,571 -10.0 81,140 -63.1

 

(1) March 2009
Due to a reduction in global demand, Mazda’s export volume of passenger and commercial vehicles in March 2009 decreased 52.8% compared to March 2008.

 

[Exports of key models in March 2009]

Mazda3:  21,872 units (down 29.4% year-on-year)
Mazda2:  3,646 units (down 61.6% year-on-year)

 

(2) FY2008
Due to a reduction in global demand during the second half of the fiscal year, Mazda’s exports of passenger and commercial vehicles in FY2008 decreased 10.0% compared to FY2007.

 

[Exports of key models in FY2008]

Mazda3 (Axela):  340,836 units (down 12.7% year-on-year)
Mazda2 (Demio):  122,362 units (up 46.8% year-on-year)

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