Mazda Global Production Down 11.4% in November, Exports up 1.4% image

Mazda Motor, on Thursday said its global production fell 11.4 percent in November to 107,947 vehicles.

Mazda’s total domestic production volume in November 2011 increased 1.6% compared to November 2010 due to increased production of both passenger and commercial vehicles.

In contrast, Mazda’s overseas production volume in November 2011 decreased 35.7% compared to November 2010, reflecting decreased production of both passenger and commercial vehicles.

According to the automaker, Mazda6 and Mazda3 production was down 20.1% and 15.2% year-on-year.
In Japan the automaker has sold 14,833 vehicles in November, up +49.5 percent.
Mazda’s registered vehicle market share was 4.3% (up 0.8 points year-on-year), with a 2.8% share of the micro-mini segment (up 0.4 points year-on-year) and a 3.7% total market share (up 0.6 points year-on-year).

Mazda’s export volume in November 2011 increased 1.4% year-on-year, reflecting increased shipments to North America, Oceania and others.

Production

Breakdown Nov. 2011 Jan. – Nov. 2011
Units YoY
Change (%)
Units YoY
Change (%)
DOMESTIC
PRODUCTION
Passenger Cars 79,386 +1.3 730,716 -10.9
Commercial Vehicles 1,344 +16.9 14,196 -22.6
Total 80,730 +1.6 744,912 -11.2
OVERSEAS
PRODUCTION
Passenger Cars 25,708 -30.3 279,442 -8.0
Commercial Vehicles 1,509 -72.1 44,112 -11.2
Total 27,217 -35.7 323,554 -8.4
GLOBAL
PRODUCTION
Passenger Cars 105,094 -8.8 1,010,158 -10.1
Commercial Vehicles 2,853 -56.5 58,308 -14.3
Total 107,947 -11.4 1,068,466 -10.3

Note: As of January 2007, overseas production figures are based on Mazda brand units coming off the production line (does not include CKD units).