Jul 30, 2020 15:26 JST

Source: Honda

Honda Sets Monthly Records for Automobile Production in China


TOKYO, Jul 30, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of June 2020 and the first half of the calendar year (January-June 2020).

World Production

June 2020
- Production in Japan experienced a year-on-year decrease for the 10th consecutive month.
- Production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year decrease for the ninth consecutive month.
- Worldwide production experienced a year-on-year decrease for the 11th consecutive month.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2020
- Production in Japan for the first half of calendar year 2020 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in five years (since the first six months of 2015).
- Production in regions outside of Japan for the first half of calendar year 2020 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the second consecutive year (since the first sixth months of 2019).
- Production worldwide for the first half of calendar year 2020 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in five years (since the first six months of 2015).

Sales in the Japanese market

June 2020
- Total Japanese sales experienced a year-on-year decrease for the ninth consecutive month.
- New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year decrease for the ninth consecutive month.
- Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year decrease for the fourth consecutive month.
- Fit was the industry?s fourth best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of June 2020 with sales of 9,016 units. Freed was the industry's seventh best-selling car with sales of 5,595 units.
- N-BOX was the industry's top-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of June 2020 with sales of 15,557 units.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2020
- Total domestic automobile sales in the Japanese market for the first half of calendar year 2020 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in four years (since the first six months of 2016).
- New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in two years (since the first six months of 2018).
- Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in four years (since the first six months of 2016).
- Fit was the industry's third best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the first six months of 2020 with sales of 50,029 units.
- Freed was the industry's seventh best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the first six months of 2020 with sales of 38,843 units.
- N-BOX was the industry's top-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the first six months of 2020 with sales of 101,454 units.
- N-WGN was the industry's eighth best-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the first six months of 2020 with sales of 34,083 units.

Exports from Japan

June 2020
- Total exports from Japan experienced a year-on-year decrease for the third consecutive month.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2020
- Total exports from Japan for the first six months of 2020 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in three years (since the first six months of 2017).

For the full press release, visit https://global.honda/newsroom/news/2020/c200730eng.html.

Source: Honda
Sectors: Automotive

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