Honda Sets Records for Worldwide Vehicle Production

AutoInformed.com on Honda Global Production January 2019Honda Motor Company today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of January 2019. Worldwide production experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in two months (since November 2018), also setting record total production for the month of January at 476,223 vehicles.

Production in Japan for the month of January 2019  at 76,776 experienced a year-on-year increase for the seventh consecutive month (since July 2018). Production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year decrease of -3.1% or 399,447 for the second consecutive month (since December 2018).

Sales in the Japanese Market

Total domestic automobile sales in the Japanese market for the month of January 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase at 75,776 (+24% )f or the fourth consecutive month since October 2018. New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in two months (since November 2018).

Exports from Japan

Total exports from Japan at 18,512 in January 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the 13th consecutive month since January 2018.

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