A visitor walks under a logo of Toyota Motor Corp at the company's showroom in Tokyo

H Toyota κατάφερε για 4η συνεχόμενη χρονιά να είναι η μεγαλύτερη αυτοκινητοβιομηχανία του κόσμου από πλευράς πωλήσεων. Οι φίρμες που βρίσκονται κάτω από την ομπρέλα της (Toyota, Lexus, Daihatsu, Scion και Hino), κατά τη διάρκεια του περασμένου έτους πούλησαν συνολικά 10.151.000 αυτοκίνητα, 0,8% λιγότερα από τα 10.230.000 του 2014. Το ένα πέμπτο περίπου των συνολικών πωλήσεων της έγινε στην εγχώρια ιαπωνική αγορά, εκεί όπου πούλησε 2,15 εκατ. αυτοκίνητα. Η Lexus πούλησε το 2015 652.000 αυτοκίνητα, αύξηση 12% σε σχέση με το 2015.

Η Ιαπωνική εταιρία διατήρησε τα σκήπτρα της μεγαλύτερης αυτοκινητοβιομηχανίας παγκοσμίως για 4η συνεχόμενη χρονιά, με το VW Group με τις 9.930.600 πωλήσεις να τερματίζει στη δεύτερη θέση και την GM με 9.800.000 πωλήσεις στη τρίτη.

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TMC Announces Results for December 2015 and CY2015

Toyota City, Japan, January 27, 2016―Toyota Motor Corporation announces its production, domestic sales, and export results for December 2015 and for CY2015, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd., and Hino Motors, Ltd.

December 2015 Results Unit = vehicles; figures in ( ) show year-on-year percentage change

Toyota Daihatsu Hino Total
Production in Japan*1
Passenger cars 232,461(11.5) 39,186(-28.5) 271,647(3.2)
Trucks & buses 26,518(1.7) 12,814(-8.4) 11,440(-14.5) 50,772(-5.0)
Total 258,979(10.4) 52,000(-24.4) 11,440(-14.5) 322,419(1.8)
Sales in Japan*2
Passenger cars 103,499(18.0) 36,626(-38.0) 140,125(-4.5)
Trucks & buses 12,869(17.0) 10,046(-34.5) 5,488(-5.4) 28,403(-11.6)
Total 116,368(17.9) 46,672(-37.3) 5,488(-5.4) 168,528(-5.8)
Exports
Passenger cars 135,630(1.7) 23(-96.7) 135,653(1.2)
Trucks & buses 15,605(-15.4) 6,901(-16.1) 22,506(-15.6)
Total 151,235(-0.4) 23(-96.7) 6,901(-16.1) 158,159(-1.6)
Production outside Japan*3 451,019(-4.0) 22,436(1.4) 2,121(60.7) 475,576(-3.6)
Worldwide production 709,998(0.8) 74,436(-18.2) 13,561(-7.7) 797,995(-1.5)
*1Includes kits for overseas assembly; *2includes overseas production; *3excludes kits from Japan

December 2015 Key Points (year-on-year)

Production in Japan

Toyota
  • Fifth consecutive month of increase
Daihatsu
  • First decrease in three months
Hino
  • Decreased
Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
  • Third consecutive month of increase

Sales in Japan

Toyota
  • Third consecutive month of increase
  • Lexus vehicle sales totaled 4,111 units (43.1 percent increase)
  • Minivehicle sales totaled 1,999 units (2.8 percent increase)
  • 47.8 percent share of market excluding minivehicles (6.1 percentage point increase)
  • 31.5 percent share of market including minivehicles (8.6 percentage point increase)
Daihatsu
  • Decreased
  • Minivehicle sales totaled approximately 46,600 units (37.3 percent decrease)
  • 35.7 percent share of minivehicle market (1.5 percentage point decrease)
Hino
  • First decrease in nine months
  • Standard truck sales totaled approximately 2,900 units (7.1 percent decrease); first decrease in three months
  • 37.9 percent share of the truck* market (2.2 percentage point increase)
Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
  • Decreased
  • 45.6 percent share of market including minivehicles (4.2 percentage point increase)

Exports

Toyota
  • First decrease in three months; due to decreased exports to North America, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa
Daihatsu
  • First decrease in eleven months; due to decreased exports to Latin America, Oceania, Africa, and the Middle East
Hino
  • Decreased; due to decreased exports to Latin America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa
Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
  • First decrease in three months

Production outside Japan

Toyota
  • First decrease in four months; due to decreased production in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa
Daihatsu
  • Second consecutive month of increase; due to increased production in Indonesia
Hino
  • Tenth consecutive month of increase; due to increased production in Asia
Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
  • First decrease in two months

CY2015 Results Unit = one vehicle; figures in ( ) show year-on-year percentage change

Toyota Daihatsu Hino Total
Production in Japan*1
Passenger cars 2,827,349(-3.0) 530,784(-11.1) 3,358,133(-4.4)
Trucks & buses 361,095(2.7) 166,556(-10.0) 149,650(-7.9) 677,301(-3.1)
Total 3,188,444(-2.4) 697,340(-10.8) 149,650(-7.9) 4,035,434(-4.2)
Sales in Japan*2
Passenger cars 1,325,577(-4.6) 468,171(-14.5) 1,793,748(-7.4)
Trucks & buses 172,292(4.3) 142,255(-11.3) 61,174(6.5) 375,721(-1.9)
Total 1,497,869(-3.6) 610,426(-13.8) 61,174(6.5) 2,169,469(-6.5)
Exports
Passenger cars 1,568,638(-0.9) 8,743(11.3) 1,577,381(-0.8)
Trucks & buses 199,981(-3.1) 79,385(-12.9) 279,366(-6.1)
Total 1,768,619(-1.2) 8,743(11.3) 79,385(-12.9) 1,856,747(-1.7)
Production outside Japan*3 5,740,631(0.05) 282,385(-10.7) 25,333(26.9) 6,048,349(-0.4)
Worldwide production 8,929,075(-0.8) 979,725(-10.8) 174,983(-4.1) 10,083,783(-2.0)
*1Includes kits for overseas assembly; *2includes overseas production; *3excludes kits from Japan

REFERENCECY2015 Outside-Japan and Worldwide Sales Results Unit = one vehicle; figures rounded; ( ) show year-on-year percentage change

Toyota Daihatsu Hino Total
Sales outside Japan 7,691,000(1.3) 183,000(-11.4) 107,000(-3.4) 7,981,000(0.9)
Worldwide sales 9,189,000(0.5) 794,000(-13.3) 168,000(0.006) 10,151,000(-0.8)

CY2015 Key Points (year-on-year)

Production in Japan

Toyota
  • Decreased
Daihatsu
  • First decrease in four years
Hino
  • First decrease in six years
Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
  • Decreased

Sales in Japan

Toyota
  • Decreased
  • Lexus vehicle sales totaled 48,231 units (9.0 percent increase)
  • Minivehicle sales totaled 26,817 units (18.9 percent decrease)
  • 46.7 percent share of market excluding minivehicles (0.5 percentage point increase); first increase in three years
  • 29.7 percent share of market including minivehicles (1.7 percentage point increase)
Daihatsu
  • First decrease in two years
  • Minivehicle sales totaled approximately 609,000 (13.8 percent decrease); first decrease in two years
  • 32.1 percent share of minivehicle market (1.0 percentage point increase)
Hino
  • Sixth consecutive year of increase
  • Standard truck sales totaled approximately 33,000 (4.0 percent increase); sixth consecutive year of increase
  • 37.3 percent share of the truck* market (1.0 percentage point increase)
Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
  • First decrease in two years
  • 43.0 percent share of market including minivehicles (1.3 percentage point increase); first increase in three years

Exports

Toyota
  • Decreased, due to decreased exports to Latin America, Europe, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa
Daihatsu
  • Second consecutive year of increase, due to increased exports to Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East
Hino
  • Decreased, due to decreased exports to Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa
Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
  • Decreased

Production outside Japan

Toyota
  • Fourth consecutive year of increase and a record high, due to increased production in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Australia
Daihatsu
  • First decrease in six years, due to decreased production in Indonesia
Hino
  • First increase in three years, due to increased production in Asia
Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
  • First decrease in four years