Honda Sets Monthly Records for Automobile Production in Asia and China

May 28, 2021, Japan

Corporate

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic  sales, and export results for the month of April 2021.

World Production

  Apr. 2021 YOY Jan.- Apr.
2021
YOY
Japan 65,794    123.9% 228,072 88.6%
Outside of Japan 348,738    218.5% 1,270,837 140.3%
North America 122,276    - 473,329 117.0%
USA 86,782    - 316,665 116.4%
Asia 209,156* 131.7% 727,214 164.0%
China 171,149* 112.3% 559,685 181.1%
Europe 8,687    - 31,708 146.4%
Others 8,619    1,052.4% 38,586 107.2%
Total 414,532    194.8% 1,498,909 128.9%

* Record high for the month of April

- Production in Japan experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in four months.
- 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

  Apr. 2021 YOY Jan.- Apr.
2021
YOY
Total 47,817 106.2% 229,659 98.9%
Registrations 20,733 92.8% 98,442 90.0%
Mini-vehicles 27,084 119.5% 131,217 106.9%

-Total Japanese sales experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month.
-New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year decrease for the third consecutive month.
-Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month.
-Freed was the industry’s ninth best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of April 2021 with sales of 5,426 units. 
-N-BOX was the industry’s top-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of April 2021 with sales of 16,733 units. 

Exports from Japan

  Apr. 2021 YOY Jan.- Apr.
2021
YOY
Total 6,001 73.1% 14,538 45.9%
North America 1,370 4,419.4% 2,139 98.4%
USA 1,370 4,419.4% 2,139 121.2%
Asia 756 178.7% 1,796 79.7%
Europe 2,729 37.5% 7,869 31.9%
Others 1,146 243.3% 2,734 104.6%

-Total exports from Japan experienced a year-on-year decrease for the fifth consecutive month.