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Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 13:15 HKT/SGT

Source: Toyota
Toyota Announces Results for January 2018

Toyota City, Japan, Feb 27, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its production, domestic sales, and export results for January 2018, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd., and Hino Motors, Ltd.

January 2018 Key Points (year-on-year)

Production in Japan

- Fourth consecutive month of increase

- Twenty-first consecutive month of increase

- Fourth consecutive month of increase

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Fourth consecutive month of increase

Sales in Japan

- Decreased
- Lexus vehicle sales totaled 6,448 units (59.7% increase)
- Minivehicle sales totaled 2,384 units (8.4% increase)
- 45.5 percent share of market excluding minivehicles (0.5 percentage point increase)
- 28.3 percent share of market including minivehicles (1.1 percentage point decrease)

- Tenth consecutive month of increase
- Minivehicle sales totaled approximately 51,400 units (9.4% increase); first increase in three months
- 33% share of minivehicle market (0.3 percentage point increase)

- Third consecutive month of increase
- Standard truck sales totaled approximately 2,200 units (2.1% decrease)
- 39.6% share of the truck(1) market (0.3 percentage point decrease)

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Fourth consecutive month of increase
- 42.9% share of market including minivehicles (0.3 percentage point increase)


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

- There have been no exports for Daihatsu since May 2017.

- First decrease in seven months; due to decreased exports to Latin America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Sixth consecutive month of increase

Production Outside of Japan

- First increase in three months and a record high for January, due to increased production in Asia and Africa

- First increase in six months; due to increased production in Indonesia

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

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First increase in three months and a record high for January

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

About Toyota

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

Feb 27, 2018 13:15 HKT/SGT
Source: Toyota

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Automotive
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