News November 2010 Motorcycle Production Stats

November 2010 Motorcycle Production Stats

Motorcycle Sales

In November of 2010, 58,550 motorcycles were produced in Japan, according to the Japan Automobile Manufacture’s Association (JAMA).

In comparison to November of 2009, 48,581 units were produced; this represents an increase of 9,969 units or 20.5%. Following are the statistics:                                        

November 2010 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class

  • 50cc or under 6,748 units, up 2,060 units or 43.9%
  • 51 – 125cc 6,851 units, up 268 units or 4.1%
  • 126 – 250cc 9,787 units, up 110 units or 1.1%
  • Over 250cc 35,164 units, up 7,531 units or 27.3%

Domestic sales (factory shipment) in November 2010 stood at 30,730 units, an increase of 43.3% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

November 2010 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class

  • 50cc or under 15,912 units, up 11.4%
  • 51 – 125cc 11,625 units, up 178.0%
  • 126 – 250cc 1,982 units, up 5.0%
  • Over 250cc 1,211 units, up 11.1%

Exports (result) stood at 119.5% as compared with the same month of the previous year.

Motorcycle Production Figures by Manufacturer Motorcycle

  • Honda 17,027 (units), Change from Previous Year 116.0 %
  • Suzuki 14,671 119.6%
  • Yamaha 14,131 141.1%
  • Kawasaki 12,705 109.3%
  • Others 16 266.7%
  • Total 58,550 120.5%

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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