Sep, 27 2018 20:09 JST

Source: Toyota Motor Corporation

Toyota Announces Results for August 2018


Toyota City, Japan, Sep, 27 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its production, domestic sales, and export results for August 2018, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd.

August 2018 Key Points (year-on-year)

Production in Japan

Toyota
- Second consecutive month of increase

Daihatsu
- First increase in five months

Hino
- Decreased

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First increase in three months

Sales in Japan

Toyota
- Second consecutive month of increase
- Lexus vehicle sales totaled 3,019 units (21.3% increase)
- Minivehicle sales totaled 2,811 units (1.9% increase)
- 46.3% share of market excluding minivehicles (0.6 percentage point increase)
- 30.4% share of market including minivehicles (0.4 percentage point decrease)

Daihatsu
- First decrease in two months
- Minivehicle sales totaled approximately 40,900 units (1.0% decrease)
- 31.3% share of minivehicle market (2.8 percentage point decrease)

Hino
- Decreased
- Standard truck sales totaled approximately 2,800 units (41.0% decrease)
- 38.6% share of the truck* market (6.4 percentage point decrease)

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First decrease in two months
- 43.9% share of market including minivehicles (1.5 percentage point decrease)

*Maximum loading capacity of four tons or more (excluding imported trucks)

Exports

Toyota
- Increased; due to increased exports to Latin America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa.

Daihatsu
- Daihatsu exported one unit.

Hino
- Decreased; due to decreased exports to North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Second consecutive month of increase

Production Outside of Japan

Toyota
- Second consecutive month of increase; due to increased production in Latin America and Asia

Daihatsu
- Eighth consecutive month of increase; due to increased production in Indonesia

Hino
- Fourteenth consecutive month of increase; due to increased production in Asia

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Second consecutive month of increase and a record high for August


About Toyota Motor Corporation
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the global mobility company that introduced the Prius hybrid-electric car in 1997 and the first mass-produced fuel cell sedan, Mirai, in 2014. Headquartered in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota has been making cars since 1937. Today, Toyota proudly employs 370,000 employees in communities around the world. Together, they build around 10 million vehicles per year in 29 countries, from mainstream cars and premium vehicles to mini-vehicles and commercial trucks, and sell them in more than 170 countries under the brands Toyota, Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino. For more information, please visit www.toyota-global.com.


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Toyota Motor Corporation
Tel: +81-3-3817-9926
Source: Toyota Motor Corporation
Sectors: Automotive

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