Toyota Motor’s Automobile Sales in China Increase 11% in 2020 to 1.8 Million Units
Toyota’s automobile sales in China in 2020 (announced by Toyota including Toyota and Lexus brand models) reached a record high of 1.79 million units, up 10.9% from the previous year. Due to the outbreak of the new coronavirus infection, sales fell 70.2% to 24,000 units in February 2020, but sales outlets resumed operations at the end of March and results surpassed those of the previous year from April. The increase in sales was attributable to the success of attracting store visits through regional motor shows and online events from May, as well as stronRead more...
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Japan’s Passenger Vehicle Sales by Engine Type and Displacement in 2020
Looking at Japan’s passenger vehicle sales in 2020 by engine type and displacement (excluding BEV and FCEV models), although the up-to-1.0L class increased significantly, all other classes decreased. In 2020, sales of gasoline vehicles (not including HEVs) fell 9.4% comparted to the previous year to 2.7 million units, accounting for more than 70% of total passenger vehicle sales. Of these, mini vehicles with a displacement of 660cc or less declined 10% to 1.33 million units. However mini vehicle share rose 0.6pp to 35.1%. Suzuki (down 6.9% to 403,000 Read more...
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|2021.03.22||Japan||Sales||Japan’s Electric Passenger Vehicle Sales in December 2020|
|2021.03.15||Japan||Sales||Japan’s Light Passenger Vehicle Market Drops 10% in 2020|
|2021.03.08||Japan||Sales||Japan’s Sports Car Market Inches Up 1.1% in 2020 Despite the Pandemic|
|2021.03.01||Japan||Sales Import||Japan’s Imported Vehicle Market Shrinks 8.7% to 318,000 Units in 2020|
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India: Automobile Sales Decline 23% to 2.94 Million Units in 2020
India’s automobile sales in 2020 fell 23.0% year-on-year to 2.94 million units. The impact of the nationwide lockdown implemented by the government in late March 2020 as a countermeasure against COVID-19 was significant, sales falling below 3 million units for the first time in 11 years since 2009. In India, the automobile market has been shrinking since the latter half of 2018, even before the pandemic, due to the slowdown of economic growth and the rise in vehicle prices pushed up by tightened automobile-related regulations. These factors and the outbrRead more...
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Vietnam: Automobile Sales Drop 3.3% to 407,000 Units in 2020; Hyundai Dethrones Toyota
Vietnam’s automobile sales in 2020 declined 8.0% compared to the previous year to 297,000 units, based on official data released by VAMA (Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association). Due to the outbreak of the new coronavirus infection, production and sales activities were temporarily suspended in April 2020, as a result of which consumption declined. For this reason, unit sales fell about 30% in the first half of 2020. Thanks to the early curtailment of the spread of the virus and the support of a robust economy, sales remained at a high level. If theRead more...
Malaysia: Ownership Volume of Automobiles Reaches 16.38 Million Units, One in Two People Owns an Automobile
The number of automobiles owned in Malaysia reached 16.37 million units as of the end of June 2020. By vehicle type, 15 million units were passenger cars, accounting for 91.6% of the total, followed by 1.3 million trucks and 63,000 buses. At the same time, automobile ownership rate was 500 vehicles per 1,000 people, which means one out of two people owns an automobile in Malaysia. Looking at the number of automobiles owned by region, 4.53 million units were on the roads in the Federal Territories, which consists of the national capital Kuala Lumpur, tRead more...
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|2021.04.05||Indonesia||Sales Motorcycles||Indonesia’s Luxury Tax System Is Proposed to Be Revised, Raising Tax Burden on HEVS|
|2021.04.05||Asia (General)||Ownership Automobiles||Middle East and Africa: Iran Leads in Automobile Ownership with Over 14 Million Units|
|2021.04.05||Indonesia||Policy HEV||Indonesia: Motorcycle Sales Fall 43.6% to 3.66 Million Units in 2020; Honda’s Share Reaching Nearly 80%|
|2021.03.29||Philippines||Sales||Philippines: Automobile Sales Fall 40.4% to 248,000 Units in 2020|
|2021.03.29||Indonesia||Sales||Indonesia: Automobile Sales Fall 48.5% to 532,000 Units in 2020|
|2021.03.29||Thailand||Sales||Thailand: Automobile Sales Decline 21.4% to 790,000 Units in 2020|
|2021.03.22||Vietnam||Market Policy||Vietnam’s Automobile Market Decreases 10% in 2020 While GDP Growth Stays Positive|
|2021.03.22||Pakistan||Market Policy||Pakistan’s Automobile Market Decreases by 30% in 2020|
|2021.03.15||Philippines||Market Policy||Philippines: The Automobile Market in 2020 Shrinks to 250,000 Units|
|2021.03.08||Asia (General)||Sales||Asia: Automobile Sales Overview for November 2020|
|2021.03.08||Malaysia||Sales||Malaysia: Automobile Sales Drop 12.4% to 529,000 Units in 2020|
|2021.03.01||Asia (General)||Production||Asia: Automobile Production Overview for November 2020|
|2021.02.22||Malaysia||Sales Policy||Malaysia: 14% Decrease in Automobile Sales in 2020, but the Sales Volume Is Expected to Recover Soon|