Honda has recently announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of November 2017. Its total production for the domestic market from January till November works out to 740,742 units (down 0.2 percent from 2016), while global markets total hits 4,808,517 units (up 4.2 percent from previous year). For November alone, its total production picks up a record high of 481,869 (5 percent increase).

Production in its home country for the month of November 2017 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the third consecutive month (since September 2017). But, production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year increase for the seventh consecutive month (since May 2017), setting record high production for the month of November. This includes record high production for the month of November in North America and all-time records in Asia and China.

Worldwide production experienced a year-on-year increase for the seventh consecutive month (since May 2017), also setting record high production for the month of November.

Honda sales in Japan and exports

New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year decrease for the third consecutive month (since September 2017). Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year increase for the third consecutive month (since September 2017). The two (new registrations and Mini Vehicles) combined for 671,475 units, representing a 2.9 percent spike. The Honda Jazz (FIT) was the industry’s third best-selling model among new car registrations for the month of November 2017 with sales of 9,217 units.

For minis, under 660cc, Honda N-BOX was the industry’s top-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of November 2017 with sales of 20,992 units. N-WGN was the industry’s 10th best-selling car with sales of 4,537 units.

Finally, total exports from Japan in November 2017 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the sixth consecutive month (since June 2017).

Edited: Honda