Mazda Production and Sales Results for August 2018
TOKYO, Sep, 27 2018; Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for August 2018 are summarized below.
1. Domestic Production
Mazda's total domestic production volume in August 2018 decreased 7.1% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.
[Domestic production of key models in August 2018]
CX-5: 26,503 units (down 0.2% year on year)
CX-3: 9,903 units (down 11.9%)
Mazda3 (Axela): 9,210 units (down 13.1%)
2. Overseas Production
Mazda's overseas production volume in August 2018 decreased 6.3% year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.
[Overseas production of key models in August 2018]
Mazda3: 15,014 units (down 21.7% year on year)
Mazda2: 9,694 units (up 5.3%)
CX-4: 5,313 units (down 14.2%)
II. Domestic sales
Mazda's total domestic sales volume in August 2018 increased 11.6% year on year due to increased sales of passenger vehicles. Mazda's registered vehicle market share was 5.1% (up 0.5 points year on year), with a 2.7% share of the micro-mini segment (up 0.1 points) and a 4.2% total market share (up 0.3 points).
[Domestic sales of key models in August 2018]
Mazda2 (Demio): 4,010 units (up 7.2% year on year)
CX-5: 2,105 units (down 16.6%)
CX-8: 1,393 units
Mazda's export volume in August 2018 decreased 9.3% year on year, reflecting decreased shipments to North America, Oceania and other regions.
[Exports of key models in August 2018]
CX-5: 24,486 units (down 7.1% year on year)
CX-3: 10,072 units (up 3.9%)
Mazda3: 9,590 units (down 3.3%)
Mazda Motor Corporation started manufacturing tools in 1929 and soon branched out into production of trucks for commercial use. In the early 1960s, Mazda launched its first passenger car models and began developing rotary engines. Still headquartered in Hiroshima in western Japan, Mazda today ranks as one of Japan's leading automakers, and exports cars to the United States and Europe for over 30 years. For more information, please visit www.mazda.com