Click here to close now.




















Welcome!

News Feed Item

Honda Sets All-Time Monthly Record for Automobile Production in Asia

Achieves All-Time Accumulated Production Records Worldwide and Overseas, as well as Sales Records in Japanese Domestic Market Sales and Japanese Mini-Vehicle Category for the First Half of Year 2014

Tokyo, July 30, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japanese domestic sales, and export results for the first half of the calendar year (January-June 2014) and the month of June 2014.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2014

Production in Japan for the first half of calendar year 2014 experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in two years (since the first six months of 2012).

Production in regions outside of Japan for the first half of calendar year 2014 experienced a year-on-year increase for the third consecutive year (since the first six months of 2012), setting record high production for the any half-year periods of the calendar year. This includes record high production in Asia and China.

Production worldwide for the first half of calendar year 2014 experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in two years (since the first six months of 2012), setting record high production for the any half-year periods of the calendar year.

June 2014

Production in Japan for the month of June 2014 experienced a year-on-year increase for the tenth consecutive month (since September 2013).

Production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year increase for the fifth consecutive month (since February 2014), setting record high production for the month of June. This includes all-time monthly record for production in Asia, and record high production for the month of June in China.

Production worldwide experienced a year-on-year increase for the 11th consecutive month (since August 2013), setting record high production for the month of June.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2014

Total Japanese domestic market auto sales for the first half of calendar year 2014 experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in two years (since the first six months of 2012), setting record high sales for the any half-year periods of the calendar year.

New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in two years (since the first six months of 2012).

Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year increase for the third consecutive year (since the first six months of 2012). , setting record high sales for the any half-year periods of the calendar year.

Vehicle registrations - excluding mini-vehicles

Fit was industry's second best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the first six months of 2014 with sales of 121,764 units. VEZEL was the industry's eighth best-selling car with sales of 46,679 units.

Mini vehicles - under 660cc

N-BOX was the industry's second best-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the first six months of 2014 with sales of 96,478 units. N-WGN was the industry's fourth best-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the first six months of 2014 with sales of 87,440 units.

June 2014

Honda's automobile sales in the Japanese market for the month of June 2014 experienced a year-on-year increase for the 11th consecutive month (since August 2013).

New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year increase for the tenth consecutive month (since September 2013).

Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in three months (since March 2014).

Vehicle registrations - excluding mini-vehicles

Fit was the industry's second best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of June 2014 with sales of 16,066 units. VEZEL was the industry's fourth best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of June 2014 with sales of 11,680 units. Freed was the industry's tenth best-selling car with sales of 5,380 units.

Mini-vehicles - under 660cc

N-BOX was the industry's third best-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of June 2014 with sales of 14,039 units. N-WGN was the industry's fifth best-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of June 2014 with sales of 11,868 units.

The First Half of Calendar Year 2014 (January - June)

Total exports from Japan for the first six months of 2014 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the second consecutive year (since the first six months of 2013).

June 2014

Total exports from Japan in June 2014 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the eighth consecutive month (since November 2013).

For more information visit http://world.honda.com/news/2014/c140730Automobile-Sales/index.html.

About Honda

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE:7267/NYSE:HMC) 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.



Source: Honda

Contact:
Honda
Media Inquiries
[email protected]
+81-3-5412-1512


Copyright 2014 JCN Newswire. All rights reserved. www.japancorp.net

More Stories By JCN Newswire

Copyright 2008 JCN Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of JCN Newswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of JCN Newswire. JCN Newswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that G2G3 will exhibit at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit Silicon Valley, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Based on a collective appreciation for user experience, design, and technology, G2G3 is uniquely qualified and motivated to redefine how organizations and people engage in an increasingly digital world.
Any Ops team trying to support a company in today’s cloud-connected world knows that a new way of thinking is required – one just as dramatic than the shift from Ops to DevOps. The diversity of modern operations requires teams to focus their impact on breadth vs. depth. In his session at DevOps Summit, Adam Serediuk, Director of Operations at xMatters, Inc., will discuss the strategic requirements of evolving from Ops to DevOps, and why modern Operations has begun leveraging the “NoOps” approa...
Too often with compelling new technologies market participants become overly enamored with that attractiveness of the technology and neglect underlying business drivers. This tendency, what some call the “newest shiny object syndrome,” is understandable given that virtually all of us are heavily engaged in technology. But it is also mistaken. Without concrete business cases driving its deployment, IoT, like many other technologies before it, will fade into obscurity.
Organizations from small to large are increasingly adopting cloud solutions to deliver essential business services at a much lower cost. According to cyber security experts, the frequency and severity of cyber-attacks are on the rise, causing alarm to businesses and customers across a variety of industries. To defend against exploits like these, a company must adopt a comprehensive security defense strategy that is designed for their business. In 2015, organizations such as United Airlines, Sony...
The Internet of Things is in the early stages of mainstream deployment but it promises to unlock value and rapidly transform how organizations manage, operationalize, and monetize their assets. IoT is a complex structure of hardware, sensors, applications, analytics and devices that need to be able to communicate geographically and across all functions. Once the data is collected from numerous endpoints, the challenge then becomes converting it into actionable insight.
Puppet Labs has announced the next major update to its flagship product: Puppet Enterprise 2015.2. This release includes new features providing DevOps teams with clarity, simplicity and additional management capabilities, including an all-new user interface, an interactive graph for visualizing infrastructure code, a new unified agent and broader infrastructure support.
Consumer IoT applications provide data about the user that just doesn’t exist in traditional PC or mobile web applications. This rich data, or “context,” enables the highly personalized consumer experiences that characterize many consumer IoT apps. This same data is also providing brands with unprecedented insight into how their connected products are being used, while, at the same time, powering highly targeted engagement and marketing opportunities. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Nathan Trel...
Amazon and Google have built software-defined data centers (SDDCs) that deliver massively scalable services with great efficiency. Yet, building SDDCs has proven to be a near impossibility for ‘normal’ companies without hyper-scale resources. In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, David Cauthron, founder and chief executive officer of Nimboxx, will discuss the evolution of virtualization (hardware, application, memory, storage) and how commodity / open source hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) so...
In their Live Hack” presentation at 17th Cloud Expo, Stephen Coty and Paul Fletcher, Chief Security Evangelists at Alert Logic, will provide the audience with a chance to see a live demonstration of the common tools cyber attackers use to attack cloud and traditional IT systems. This “Live Hack” uses open source attack tools that are free and available for download by anybody. Attendees will learn where to find and how to operate these tools for the purpose of testing their own IT infrastructu...
The web app is agile. The REST API is agile. The testing and planning are agile. But alas, data infrastructures certainly are not. Once an application matures, changing the shape or indexing scheme of data often forces at best a top down planning exercise and at worst includes schema changes that force downtime. The time has come for a new approach that fundamentally advances the agility of distributed data infrastructures. Come learn about a new solution to the problems faced by software organ...
With the Apple Watch making its way onto wrists all over the world, it’s only a matter of time before it becomes a staple in the workplace. In fact, Forrester reported that 68 percent of technology and business decision-makers characterize wearables as a top priority for 2015. Recognizing their business value early on, FinancialForce.com was the first to bring ERP to wearables, helping streamline communication across front and back office functions. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Kevin Roberts...
IBM’s Blue Box Cloud, powered by OpenStack, is now available in any of IBM’s globally integrated cloud data centers running SoftLayer infrastructure. Less than 90 days after its acquisition of Blue Box, IBM has integrated its Blue Box Cloud Dedicated private-cloud-as-a-service into its broader portfolio of OpenStack® based solutions. The announcement, made today at the OpenStack Silicon Valley event, further highlights IBM’s continued support to deliver OpenStack solutions across all cloud depl...
Red Hat is investing in Tesora, the number one contributor to OpenStack Trove Database as a Service (DBaaS) also ranked among the top 20 companies contributing to OpenStack overall. Tesora, the company bringing OpenStack Trove Database as a Service (DBaaS) to the enterprise, has announced that Red Hat and others have invested in the company as a part of Tesora's latest funding round. The funding agreement expands on the ongoing collaboration between Tesora and Red Hat, which dates back to Febr...
With the proliferation of connected devices underpinning new Internet of Things systems, Brandon Schulz, Director of Luxoft IoT – Retail, will be looking at the transformation of the retail customer experience in brick and mortar stores in his session at @ThingsExpo. Questions he will address include: Will beacons drop to the wayside like QR codes, or be a proximity-based profit driver? How will the customer experience change in stores of all types when everything can be instrumented and a...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is about the digitization of physical assets including sensors, devices, machines, gateways, and the network. It creates possibilities for significant value creation and new revenue generating business models via data democratization and ubiquitous analytics across IoT networks. The explosion of data in all forms in IoT requires a more robust and broader lens in order to enable smarter timely actions and better outcomes. Business operations become the key driver of I...