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Monday, 30 October 2017, 15:10 HKT/SGT

Source: Toyota Motor Corporation
Toyota Announces Results for September 2017 and April-September 2017

Toyota City, Japan, Oct 30, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its production, domestic sales, and export results, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd., and Hino Motors, Ltd., for September 2017 and for April to September 2017.

September 2017 Key Points (year-on-year)

Production in Japan

- Decreased

- Seventeenth consecutive month of increase

- First decrease in three months

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First decrease in two months

Sales in Japan

- Decreased
- Lexus vehicle sales totaled 3,632 units (16.2 percent decrease)
- Minivehicle sales totaled 2,760 units (7.9 percent increase)
- 42.5 percent share of market excluding minivehicles (3.4 percentage point decrease)
- 27.8 percent share of market including minivehicles (3.3 percentage point decrease)

- Sixth consecutive month of increase
- Minivehicle sales totaled approximately 50,700 units (1.7 percent increase); sixth consecutive month of increase
- 28.7 percent share of minivehicle market (2.6 percentage point decrease)

- First decrease in three months
- Standard truck sales totaled approximately 2,500 units (33.7 percent decrease); first decrease in three months
- 30.2 percent share of the truck(1) market (3.0 percentage point decrease)

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First decrease in two months
- 39.8 percent share of market including minivehicles (3.4 percentage point decrease)


- First decrease in two months; due to decreased exports to Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa

- There were no exports for Daihatsu.

- Third consecutive month of increase; due to increased exports to North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Second consecutive month of increase

Production Outside of Japan

- First increase in four months; due to increased production in Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa

- Decreased; due to decreased production in Indonesia

- Third consecutive month of increase; due to increased production in Asia

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First increase in two months

(1) Maximum loading capacity of four tons or more (excluding imported trucks)

About Toyota Motor Corporation

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the global mobility company that introduced the Prius hybrid-electric car in 1997 and the first mass-produced fuel cell sedan, Mirai, in 2014. Headquartered in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota has been making cars since 1937. Today, Toyota proudly employs 370,000 employees in communities around the world. Together, they build around 10 million vehicles per year in 29 countries, from mainstream cars and premium vehicles to mini-vehicles and commercial trucks, and sell them in more than 170 countries under the brands Toyota, Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino. For more information, please visit

Public Affairs Division
Global Communications Department
Toyota Motor Corporation
Tel: +81-3-3817-9926

Oct 30, 2017 15:10 HKT/SGT
Source: Toyota Motor Corporation

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Automotive
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