Feb, 27 2019 15:50 JST

Source: Honda

Honda Sets Monthly Records for Worldwide Automobile Production


TOKYO, Feb, 27 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has released a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of January 2019.

Production in Japan for the month of January 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the seventh consecutive month (since July 2018).

Production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year decrease for the second consecutive month (since December 2018).

Worldwide production experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in two months (since November 2018), also setting record high production for the month of January.

Total domestic automobile sales in the Japanese market for the month of January 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the fourth consecutive month (since October 2018).

New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in two months (since November 2018).

Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year increase for the fourth consecutive month (since October 2018).

Vehicle Registrations - Excluding Mini-Vehicles
FREED was the industry's seventh best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of January 2019 with sales of 6,699 units.

Mini-Vehicles - Under 660cc
N-BOX was the industry's top-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of January 2019 with sales of 19,192 units.

Total exports from Japan in January 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the 13th consecutive month (since January 2018).

For the complete report, visit https://global.honda/newsroom/news/2019/c190227eng.html.


About Honda
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE:7267 / NYSE:HMC / LSE:HNDA) is one of the leading manufacturers of automobiles and power products and the largest manufacture of motorcycles in the world. Honda has always sought to provide genuine satisfaction to people worldwide. The result is more than 120 manufacturing facilities in 30 countries worldwide, producing a wide range of products, including motorcycles, ATVs, generators, marine engines, lawn and garden equipment and automobiles that bring the company into contact with over 19 million customers annually.

For more information, please visit http://world.honda.com.


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