|Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 15:03 HKT/SGT|
TOKYO, Mar 29, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for February 2017 are summarized below.
1. Domestic Production
Mazda's total domestic production volume in February 2017 decreased 9.7 % year on year due to decreased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.
Domestic production of key models in February 2017
CX-5: 19,985 units (down 29.5% year on year)
CX-3: 15,991 units (up 34.1% year on year)
Mazda3 (Axela): 15,356 units (down 25.8% year on year)
2. Overseas Production
Mazda's overseas production volume in February 2017 increased 21.3% year on year due to increased production of passenger and commercial vehicles.
Overseas production of key models in February 2017
Mazda3: 19,905 units (up 16.1% year on year)
CX-4: 5,303 units
Mazda6: 4,730 units (up 25.7% year on year)
II. Domestic sales
Mazda's total domestic sales volume in February 2017 decreased 10.1% year on year due to decreased sales of passenger vehicles. Mazda's registered vehicle market share was 4.7% (down 1.6 points year on year), with a 2.2% share of the micro mini segment (down 0.1 points year on year) and a 3.8% total market share (down 1.0 point year on year).
Domestic sales of key models in February 2017
Mazda2 (Demio): 4,922 units (down 13.6% year on year)
CX-5: 4,085 units (up 23.3% year on year)
Mazda3 (Axela): 2,290 units (up 7.7% year on year)
Mazda's export volume in February 2017 decreased 15.3% year on year, reflecting decreased shipments to North America, Europe, Oceania and other regions.
Exports of key models in February 2017
CX-5: 16,642 units (down 34.3% year on year)
CX-3: 11,946 units (up 39.5% year on year)
Mazda3: 11,265 units (down 38.9% year on year)
Mazda Motor Corporation (TSE: 7261) 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
Corporate Communications Division
Mazda Motor Corporation, Japan
Mar 29, 2017 15:03 HKT/SGT
Topic: Press release summary
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