China’s MPV Market in 2019

2020-10-19 NEW

In China, the MPV market has been shrinking in recent years due to the slump in the new automobile market as a whole and the strong popularity of SUVs. In 2019, MPV sales declined 25.2% year-on-year to 1.53 million units, overall share of the passenger vehicle market dropping 2.0pp to 7.1%. The share of B-MPVs (B segment-sized, mainly dual-purpose vans) of the overall MPV market dropped from 40.3% to 39.9%. Meanwhile the share of C-MPVs (C segment-sized MPVs) fell from 35.1% to 24.7%. In contrast, the share of D-MPVs (D segment-sized MPVs) increased fromRead more...

Date Country Category Report Title
2020.10.12 China Sales Production Policy BMW Expands New-energy Vehicle Sales and Infrastructure in China
2020.10.05 China Sales Production Policy PSA Sees Worsening Decline in China
2020.09.28 China Sales Production Policy Renault Shifts Focus to LCVs and Electric Vehicles in China
2020.09.21 China Sales Policy Rural China Is Anticipated to Become a Growth Market of NEVs
2020.09.14 China Sales Production Policy China’s Motorcycle Industry in 2019: Electric, Large Displacement Models Increase Market Presence
2020.09.07 China Supplier SenseTime Advances Development of Self-driving Technology
2020.08.31 China Regulation 2019 CAFC and NEV Credit Results of Automakers and Importers in China
2020.08.24 China Sales Policy Lishen Battery Launches Two New NEV Battery Factories in 2019

Toyota Motor Reforms Domestic Production System

2020-10-19 NEW

Toyota Motor has been working on optimizing its domestic production system in recent years. In 2020, Toyota’s Tsutsumi Plant began production of the Lexus ES whose production was also launched by Toyota Motor Kyushu. Also in 2020, Toyota Auto Body’s Fujimatsu Plant and Inabe Plant started production of the Alphard and its twin the Vellfire. Parallel production was also scheduled to start of the Yaris Cross at two plants of Toyota Motor East Japan in the summer of 2020. In 2021, Toyota’s Motomachi Plant and Toyota Auto Body’s Fujimatsu Plant are scheduledRead more...

Date Country Category Report Title
2020.10.12 Japan Sales Production Policy Honda Motor’s Global Motorcycle Business
2020.10.05 Japan Sales Porsche Increases Sales in Japan Despite the Pandemic
2020.09.28 Japan Production Domestic Production of Japanese Passenger Vehicle Manufacturers in 2019
2020.09.21 Japan Sales Market Japan’s Imported Automobile Sales in the First Half of 2020
2020.09.14 Japan Sales Japan’s Automobile Sales in the First Half of 2020
2020.09.07 Indonesia Japan Malaysia Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam Mazda: 2019 Sales In 6 ASEAN Countries Decreased By 15.6% Due to Economic Stagnation, Aiming for Sales Recovery With CX-30 In 2020
2020.09.07 Indonesia Japan Malaysia Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam Sales Mitsubishi Motors: 2019 ASEAN Sales Fell By 1.0% To 310,000 Units, But Increased In Thailand and Vietnam Thanks To Xpander
2020.09.07 Japan Indonesia Malaysia Philippines Thailand Vietnam Sales Honda Motor’s ASEAN Sales Decline 8.9% to 417,000 Units in 2019
2020.08.31 Japan Indonesia Malaysia Sales UD Trucks’s 2019 Sales Decline Over 30% in ASEAN
2020.08.24 Japan Malaysia Sales Policy Daihatsu’s Malaysian Subsidiary Perodua Increases Investment to Launch New Models

Ashok Leyland Launches Two New Platforms to Consolidate Technology, Expand Product Lineup

2020-10-19 NEW

Ashok Leyland: Sales Revenue and Net Profit (FY 2015–2019, FY Q1 2019 / 2020) (Billion INR) Ashok Leyland Launches Two New Platforms to Consolidate Technology, Expand Product Lineup Indian commercial vehicle giant Ashok Leyland is working to diversify its business with the aim of becoming one of the top 10 truck manufacturers in the world. Ashok Leyland is second only to Tata Motors in the Indian medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle market, and its market share has been stable at around 30-35%. On the other hand, its presence is low in light coRead more...

Date Country Category Report Title
2020.10.12 India Sales Policy Motherson Sumi Systems Aims Improved Efficiency Through Restructuring
2020.10.05 India Sales Production Export India Remains Top Motorcycle Market in Asia in H1 2020
2020.09.28 India Sales India’s Automobile Sales in the First Half of 2020
2020.09.21 China India Increasing Presence of Chinese Automakers in India
2020.09.14 India Sales India’s Automobile Sales in the First Half of 2020
2020.09.07 India Indonesia Malaysia Thailand Production Wheel Manufacturers Boost Investment in India to Increase Capacity, Set Up New Plants
2020.08.31 India Japan Sales Production Policy Toyota Motor in India Discontinues Sales of the Etios and Corolla, Launches Second OEM-supplied Model
2020.08.24 India Sales Production Policy Honda Motor Revamps Vehicle and Engine Lineups in India

Sino-US Trade Friction, Pandemic Make Vietnam an Attractive Destination for Manufacturing

2020-10-19 NEW

Following the outbreak of the new coronavirus, large-scale automobile-related investment projects have been postponed or put on hold in 2020 in the Asia. This is not surprising given the current business environment, such as uncertainty about the future due to the shrinking automobile market and physical restrictions such as restrictions on overseas business trips. However, despite this situation the manufacturing industry, including automobile parts, is moving into Vietnam. Even in September 2020, when this report was written, several auto parts compRead more...

Date Country Category Report Title
2020.10.12 Pakistan Sales Production Policy Impact of the New Coronavirus in Pakistan: Local CDK Sales from January to June 2020 Fell by 63% Year-on-Year
2020.10.12 Asia(General) Sales Production Policy BMW Promotes Contactless Customer Service in Asia
2020.10.05 S. Korea Sales South Korea’s Automobile Sales in the First Half of 2020
2020.09.28 Philippines Sales Production Policy Impact of the New Coronavirus in the Philippines: Car Sales Dropped By 50% From January To May 2020 Due to the Prolonged Quarantine Measure
2020.09.28 Taiwan Sales Taiwan’s Automobile Sales in the First Half of 2020
2020.09.21 Vietnam Sales Policy Impact of the New Coronavirus in Vietnam: Stay-at-Home Order Suspended Auto Production and Sales for 3 Weeks
2020.09.21 Laos Sales Production Policy Laos’s Automobile Industry; Sales Drop 5.4% in 2019
2020.09.21 Vietnam Sales Vietnam: YTD June 2020 Sales Declined To 107,000 Units, Import Volume Also Dropped
2020.09.14 Indonesia Sales Indonesia’s Automobile Sales in the First Half of 2020
2020.09.14 Indonesia Policy Regulation Impact of the New Coronavirus in Indonesia: Implementation of New Emission Rules Are Postponed Amid the Pandemic
2020.09.14 Malaysia Sales Policy Impact of the New Coronavirus in Malaysia: Automakers Expect Sales Recovery Due to the Sales Tax Exemption on New Vehicle Purchase
2020.09.07 Thailand Sales Thailand’s H1 2020 Automobile Sales Decline 37.3% to 329,000 Units
2020.08.31 Taiwan Market Policy Taiwan’s Motorcycle Market Sees Limited Impact of the New Coronavirus
2020.08.24 Malaysia Sales Malaysia’s Automobile Market by Segment in 2019: Sales Rise 1.0% to 604,000 Units