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January 28, 2009

2008 Honda SALES & PRODUCTION RESULT

< Motorcycles >

Unit (thousands)

  2007
2008
Jan-Dec
Result
Jan-Dec
Result
% Change
Global Sales 13,476 15,126* 112%
Domestic 331 248 75%
Overseas 13,145 14,878 * 113%
North America 470 391 83%
South America 1,534 1,721* 112%
Europe, the Middle & Near East and Africa 377 354 94%
Asia and Oceania 9,596 11,054* 115%
China 1,166 1,356 116%
Global Production 13,658 15,392* 113%
Domestic 482 354 73%
Overseas 13,176 15,038* 114%

*New record

  • Motorcycles: including ATVs
  • North America: including Mexico
  • Domestic production: Completely built unit (CBU) + complete knock-down (CKD)
  • Overseas production: CBU at local plants (excluding CKD)

< Automobiles >

Unit (thousands)

  2007 2008
Jan-Dec
Result
Jan-Dec
Result
% Change
Global Sales 3,767 3,783* 100%
Domestic 621 624 100%
Registrations 398 423 106%
Mini vehicles 223 200 90%
Overseas 3,145 3,159* 100%
North America 1,776 1,656* 93%
(U.S. only) 1,551 1,428* 92%
South America 117 157* 134%
Europe, the Middle & Near East and Africa 479 499* 104%
(Europe) 376 387* 103%
Asia and Oceania 343 367* 107%
China 428 479* 112%
Global Production 3,911 3,957* 101%
Domestic 1,331 1,264 95%
Overseas 2,579 2,692* 104%
Export sales from Japan 707 650 92%

*New record

  • North America: including Mexico
  • South America: including Central America and Caribbean countries
  • Europe: West/Central/East Europe + Russia and Ukraine
  • Domestic production: CBU + CKD
  • Overseas production: CBU at local plants (excluding CKD)
  • Export sales from Japan: CBU + CKD

<Power Products>

Unit (thousands)

  2007
2008
Result Result % Change
Global Sales 6,092 5,746 94%
Domestic 536 564* 105%
Overseas 5,556 5,182 93%

*New record