|Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 12:01 HKT/SGT|
TOKYO, May 30, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for April 2017 are summarized below.
1. Domestic Production
Mazda's total domestic production volume in April 2017 decreased 6.0 % year on year due to decreased production of passenger vehicles.
Domestic production of key models in April 2017
CX-5: 33,402 units (up 25.4% year on year)
Mazda3 (Axela): 16,180 units (down 13.8% year on year)
CX-3: 10,041 units (up 10.3% year on year)
2. Overseas Production
Mazda's overseas production volume in April 2017 increased 14.4% year on year due to increased production of passenger vehicles.
Overseas production of key models in April 2017
Mazda3: 20,846 units (down 4.9% year on year)
Mazda6: 5,604 units (up 153.5% year on year)
CX-4: 5,255 units (up 1282.9% year on year)
II. Domestic sales
Mazda's total domestic sales volume in April 2017 decreased 1.4% year on year due to decreased sales of commercial vehicles. Mazda's registered vehicle market share was 4.0% (down 0.4 points year on year), with a 2.3% share of the micro mini segment (down 0.1 points year on year) and a 3.4% total market share (down 0.3 points year on year).
Domestic sales of key models in April 2017
CX-5: 2,237 units (up 75.0% year on year)
Mazda2 (Demio): 2,047 units (down 41.5% year on year)
Mazda3 (Axela): 1,591 units (up 37.3% year on year)
Mazda's export volume in April 2017 decreased 4.2% year on year, reflecting decreased shipments to North America, Europe, Oceania and other regions.
Exports of key models in April 2017
CX-5: 30,508 units (up 19.9% year on year)
Mazda3: 15,257 units (down 11.5% year on year)
CX-3: 9,168 units (up 12.6% 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
May 30, 2017 12:01 HKT/SGT
Topic: Press release summary
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