Honda Sets Monthly Record for Auto Production in China

AutoInformed.com on China Leads Honda Global Production - November 2019

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Honda Motor Company set a sales record in November for production in China at 153,000 vehicles, twice the amount produced a year ago. This makes China Honda’s largest single market by far. North America at 135,000 is second, and the home market in Japan at 53,000 is a footnote.

All told, Honda globally produced 4.81 million vehicles year to date. China now represents 29% of all Honda Motor production ytd at 1.4 million. Toyota Motor made 8.4 million – 1.3 million in China.

Honda worldwide production experienced a year-on-year decrease for 4th consecutive month. Total Japanese sales experienced a year-on-year decrease for the 2nd consecutive month. Both new vehicle registrations and mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year decrease for the 2nd consecutive month.

Toyota remains a powerhouse globally – especially in North America, Asia and Japan.  China remains strong in spite of economic uncertainty and the Trump Admiration’s trade war by tweet.

AutoInformed.com on Toyota Global Production - November 2019

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Ken Zino is an auto industry veteran with global experience in print, broadcast and electronic media. He has auto testing, marketing, public relations and communications expertise garnered while working in Asia, Europe and the U.S.
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