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Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 13:42 HKT/SGT

Source: Toyota Motor Corporation
Toyota Announces Results for October 2017

Toyota City, Japan, Nov 29, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its production, domestic sales, and export results for October 2017, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd., and Hino Motors, Ltd.

October 2017 Results

October 2017 Key Points (year-on-year)

Production in Japan

- First increase in six months

- Eighteenth consecutive month of increase

- First increase in two months

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First increase in two months

Sales in Japan

- First increase in four months
- Lexus vehicle sales totaled 3,904 units (2.3 percent increase)
- Minivehicle sales totaled 2,405 units (17.0 percent decrease)
- 52.4 percent share of market excluding minivehicles (3.0 percentage point increase)
- 33.2 percent share of market including minivehicles (0.8 percentage point increase)

- Seventh consecutive month of increase
- Minivehicle sales totaled approximately 49,000 units (4.9 percent increase); seventh consecutive month of increase
- 34.8 percent share of minivehicle market (0.4 percentage point increase)

- Decreased
- Standard truck sales totaled approximately 2,000 units (12.5 percent decrease)
- 34.4 percent share of the truck* market (2.9 percentage point decrease)

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First increase in two months
- 48.3 percent share of market including minivehicles (2.1 percentage point increase)

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


- First increase in two months; due to increased exports to Latin America, Asia, Oceania, and the
Middle East

- There were no exports for Daihatsu.

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

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Third consecutive month of increase

Production Outside of Japan

- Second consecutive month of increase; due to increased production in Latin America, Europe, and Asia

- Decreased; due to decreased production in Indonesia

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

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Second consecutive month of increase

Year to Date (January 1 to October 30, 2017)

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

Nov 29, 2017 13:42 HKT/SGT
Source: Toyota Motor Corporation

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Automotive
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