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Tokyo, May 27, 2011
Mitsubishi Motors Announces Production, Sales and Export Figures for April 2011
Tokyo, May 27, 2011-Mitsubishi Motors Corporation today announced global production, as well as domestic sales and export figures for April 2011.
 
  • Production: global total and Japan
    Total global production for April 2011 came in at 68,239 units, 14.6 percent down over the same month last year and the first consecutive year-on-year monthly decrease since March 2011. Production volume in Japan at 27,481 units was 31.7 percent down over the same period last year, the first consecutive year-on-year monthly decrease since March 2011. Passenger car output at 23,626 units was 33.9 percent down year-on-year. Commercial vehicle output at 3,855 units was 13.9 percent down over April 2010. As in March, the reduced output in Japan was due to restricted operation of the company's factories after the Great East Japan Earthquake.
  • Sales in Japan
    Vehicle sales in Japan in April totaled 8,700 units, 18.9 percent down on the same month last year and the eighth consecutive year-on-year monthly decrease since September 2010. Sales of passenger cars at 6,240 units were 19.5 percent down and sales of commercial vehicles at 2,460 units were 17.4 percent down over April 2010. Registered vehicle sales volume at 3,515 units was 20.1 percent down on the same month last year. Minicar sales volume at 5,185 units was 18.1 percent down over April 2010.
  • Production overseas
    Overseas production volume totaled 40,758 units, 2.6 percent up over April last year and the fourth consecutive monthly year-on-year increase since January 2011. By region, output in Asia at 32,613 units was 3.6 percent up year-on-year, boosted chiefly by 6.2 percent and 10.0 percent increases at MMTh in Thailand and KRM in Indonesia respectively. Output in China at 10,264 units was 0.4 percent down over April 2010. In North America, output at 3,019 units was 38.5 percent up over the same period last year, the increase being driven by fleet orders. In Europe, output at 1,824 units was 33.4 percent down year-on-year. In South America output at 2,940 units was 1.0 percent up on April 2010.
  • Export shipments from Japan
    Total exports from Japan of 19,491 units were 30.1 percent down on April 2010, the first consecutive year-on-year monthly decrease since March 2011 as shipments of built-up cars to certain regions were affected by the earthquake. Exports to Asia at 2,298 units were 28.0 percent down year-on-year. Exports to North America at 1,920 units were 40.3 percent down over the same period last year as shipments to Canada were impacted by the earthquake. Exports to Europe at 9,933 units were 13.0 percent down on April 2010, as shipments to the region were impacted by the earthquake.

 

  April
2011
Fiscal Year 2011
(11/04 - 11/04)
Calendar Year 2011
(11/01-11/04)
Volume YoY(%) Volume YoY(%) Volume YoY(%)
Domestic
Production
Passenger Cars 23,626 66.1 23,626 66.1 175,090 95.6
Commercial Vehicles 3,855 86.1 3,855 86.1 23,496 94.1
Total 27,481 68.3 27,481 68.3 198,586 95.4
Domestic
Sales *
Passenger
Cars
Registrations 3,405 82.4 3,405 82.4 17,400 64.7
Minicars 2,835 78.4 2,835 78.4 21,540 84.7
Total 6,240 80.5 6,240 80.5 38,940 74.4
Commercial
Vehicles
Registrations 110 41.2 110 41.2 856 82.5
Minicars 2,350 86.7 2,350 86.7 13,429 92.6
Total 2,460 82.6 2,460 82.6 14,285 91.9
Registrations Total 3,515 79.9 3,515 79.9 18,256 65.4
Minicars Total 5,185 81.9 5,185 81.9 34,969 87.6
Grand Total 8,700 81.1 8,700 81.1 53,225 78.5
Exports Passenger Cars 19,301 69.9 19,301 69.9 147,565 111.7
Commercial Vehicles 190 67.9 190 67.9 1,746 76.5
Total 19,491 69.9 19,491 69.9 149,311 111.1
 
Production Domestic Production 27,481 68.3 27,481 68.3 198,586 95.4
Overseas Production 40,758 102.6 40,758 102.6 187,888 106.1
Total 68,239 85.4 68,239 85.4 386,474 100.3
* Includes imports to Japan

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