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August 28, 2013

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

August 28, 2013 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of July 2013.

Worldwide Production

  July 2013 Year-to-Date Total
(Jan. - Jul. 2013)
Units vs.'12 Units vs.'12
  Japan 66,368 -24.9% 417,083 -38.3%
  Outside of Japan 272,563* +6.2% 1,992,769 +8.8%
Worldwide Total 338,931 -1.8% 2,409,852 -3.9%

* Record high for the month of July

Production Outside of Japan

  July 2013 Year-to-Date Total
(Jan. - Jul. 2013)
Units vs.'12 Units vs.'12
  North America 127,739 +19.1% 1,041,563 +4.0%
  (USA) 93,262*1 +24.0% 760,147 +5.3%
  Europe 12,003 -31.3% 83,251 -16.6%
  Asia 122,178*2 +4.2% 774,176 +21.4%
  (China) 67,665 -2.4% 405,192 -3.5%
  Others 10,643 -26.8% 93,779 +1.1%
Overseas Total 272,563*1 +6.2% 1,992,769 +8.8%

*1 Record high for the month of July
*2 Record high for any month

Production in Japan for the month of July 2013 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the eighth consecutive month (since December 2012).

Production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year increase for the 18th consecutive month (since February 2012), setting record high production for the month of July. This includes record high production for the month of July in USA and all-time monthly record for production in Asia.

Worldwide production experienced a year-on-year decrease for the third consecutive month (since May 2013).

Sales in the Japanese Market

Vehicle type July 2013 Year-to-Date Total
(Jan. - Jul. 2013)
Units vs.'12 Units vs.'12
  Registrations 24,013 -47.4% 179,796 -42.9%
  Mini-Vehicles 33,380 +15.2% 245,623 +28.8%
Honda Brand Total 57,393 -23.1% 425,419 -15.8%

Honda’s automobile sales in the Japanese market for the month of July 2013 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the seventh consecutive month (since January 2013).

New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year decrease for the 12th consecutive month (since August 2012).

Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year increase for the 19th consecutive month (since January 2012).

<Vehicle registrations - excluding mini-vehicles>
Fit was the industry’s fourth best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of July 2013 with sales of 11,553 units. Step WGN was the industry’s ninth best-selling car with sales of 6,715 units.

<Mini-vehicles - under 660cc>
N BOX was the industry’s second best-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of July 2013 with sales of 19,736 units. N-ONE was the industry’s ninth best selling car with sales of 9,030 units.

Exports from Japan

  July 2013 Year-to-Date Total
(Jan. - Jul. 2013)
Units vs.'12 Units vs.'12
  North America 8,283 -22.8% 56,039 -41.2%
  (USA) 8,193 -23.0% 54,783 -41.3%
  Europe 665 -43.1% 3,394 -77.3%
  Asia 611 -60.5% 5,642 -77.5%
  Others 1,066 -40.7% 10,849 -60.2%
Total 10,625 -30.3% 75,924 -53.3%

Total exports from Japan in July 2013 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the 13th consecutive month (since July 2012).

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