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Honda sets monthly records for automobile production in Asia and China

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of November 2020

World Production

  November 2020 YOY Jan.- Nov.
2020
YOY
Japan 64,843 122.5% 668,014 84.3%
Outside of Japan 392,828 109.7% 3,302,577 82.3%
North America 139,823 103.3% 1,333,190 77.7%
(USA) 89,138 105.8% 890,492 78.3%
Europe 8,490 104.4% 64,055 62.3%
Asia 231,902 * 115.9% 1,811,316 88.8%
(China) 183,487 * 120.0% 1,456,124 102.5%
Others 12,613 86.7% 94,016 60.2%
Total 457,671 111.4% 3,970,591 82.6%

* Record high for the month of November

-Production in Japan experienced a year-on-year increase for the third consecutive month.
-Production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year increase for the third consecutive month.
-Worldwide production experienced a year-on-year increase for the third consecutive month.

Sales in the Japanese Market

  November 2020 YOY Jan.- Nov.
2020
YOY
Total 51,640 116.2% 573,670 84.0%
Registrations 23,472 116.1% 272,789 80.3%
Mini-vehicles 28,168 116.3% 300,881 87.6%

-Total Japanese sales experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month.
-New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month.
-Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month.
-Fit was the industry’s eighth best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of November 2020 with sales of 7,161 units. Freed was the industry’s nineth best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of November 2020 with sales of 6,864 units.
-N-BOX was the industry’s top-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of November 2020 with sales of 15,685 units.

Exports from Japan

  November 2020 YOY Jan.- Nov.
2020
YOY
Total 6,994 111.1% 86,853 70.0%
North America 146 15.2% 5,573 20.6%
(USA) 145 15.1% 4,924 18.7%
Europe 5,884 135.0% 67,079 85.7%
Asia 681 136.5% 6,780 73.3%
Others 283 59.0% 7,421 78.9%

Total exports from Japan experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in three months.

SOURCE: Honda

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