|Thursday, 28 September 2017, 10:37 HKT/SGT|
TOKYO, Sept 28, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for August 2017 are summarized below.
1. Domestic Production
Mazda's domestic production volume in August 2017 decreased 4.1% year on year due to decreased production of passenger vehicles.
Domestic production of key models in August 2017
CX-5: 26,547 units (up 6.5% year on year)
CX-3: 11,236 units (up 45.7% year on year)
Mazda3 (Axela): 10,598 units (down 34.3% year on year)
2. Overseas Production
Mazda's overseas production volume in August 2017 decreased 10.7% year on year, reflecting decreased production of passenger vehicles.
Overseas production of key models in August 2017
Mazda3: 19,173 units (down 7.8% year on year)
Mazda2: 9,212 units (down 4.3% year on year)
CX-4: 6,192 units (up 37.1% year on year)
II. Domestic sales
Mazda's domestic sales volume in August 2017 decreased 7.1% year on year due to decreased sales of passenger vehicles. Mazda's registered vehicle market share was 4.6% (down 0.9 points year on year), with a 2.6% share of the micro-mini segment (up 0.3 points year on year) and a 3.9% total market share (down 0.5 points year on year).
Domestic sales of key models in August 2017
Mazda2 (Demio): 3,741 units (down 5.7% year on year)
CX-5: 2,523 units (up 104.0% year on year)
CX-3: 1,415 units (up 41.5% year on year)
Mazda's export volume in August 2017 decreased 7.2% year on year due to decreased shipments to Europe, Oceania and other regions.
Exports of key models in August 2017
CX-5: 26,351 units (up 5.0% year on year)
Mazda3: 9,921 units (down 40.3% year on year)
CX-3: 9,695 units (up 33.5% 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
Sept 28, 2017 10:37 HKT/SGT
Topic: Press release summary
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