Jul, 30 2019 17:02 JST

Source: Honda

Honda Sets All-Time Accumulated Production Records for the First Half of Year Worldwide and in China


TOKYO, Jul, 30 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of June 2019 and the first half of the calendar year (January-June 2019).

June 2019
- Production in Japan for the month of June 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the third consecutive month (since April 2019).
- Production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in three months (since March 2019).
- Worldwide production experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in three months (since March 2019).

The First Half of Calendar Year 2019
- Production in Japan for the first half of calendar year 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the fourth consecutive year (since the first six months of 2016).
- Production in regions outside of Japan for the first half of calendar year 2019 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in eight years (since the first sixth months of 2011), setting record high production for first half-year periods of the calendar year in China.
- Production worldwide for the first half of calendar year 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the fourth consecutive year (since the first six months of 2016).

Sales in the Japanese Market
- Total domestic automobile sales in the Japanese market for the month of June 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the third consecutive month (since April 2019).
- New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year increase for the third consecutive month (since April 2019).
- Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year increase for the third consecutive month (since April 2019).

Vehicle registrations - excluding mini-vehicles
Fit was the industry's fourth best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of June 2019 with sales of 8,671 units. FREED was the industry's 10th best-selling car with sales of 7,869 units.

Mini-vehicles - under 660cc
N-BOX was the industry's top-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of June 2019 with sales of 23,605 units.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2019
- Total domestic automobile sales in the Japanese market for the first half of calendar year 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the third consecutive year (since the first six months of 2017).
- New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in two years (since the first six months of 2017).
- Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year increase for the third consecutive year (since the first six months of 2017).

Vehicle registrations - excluding mini-vehicles
FREED was the industry's ninth best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the first six months of 2019 with sales of 45,542 units.

Mini-vehicles - under 660cc
N-BOX was the industry's top-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the first six months of 2019 with sales of 131,234 units.

Exports from Japan

June 2019
- Total exports from Japan in June 2019 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in three months (since March 2019).

The First Half of Calendar Year 2019
- Total exports from Japan for the first six months of 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive year (since the first six months of 2018)

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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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Source: Honda
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