July 2011 Motorcycle Production Up 10.2%

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Motorcycle Industry News

The Japan Automobile Manufacture’s Association (JAMA) recently released the July statistics regarding motorcycle information, such as production, sales and exports.

JAMA reports that motorcycle production for July 2011 was up 10.2 percent over the same period in 2010. All together, 56,896 motorcycles were produced, compared to 51,618 in July 2010.

July 2010 Motorcycle Production Figures by Class:

  • 50cc or under 10,677 units, up 1,754 units or 19.7%
  • 51 – 125cc 6,552 units, down 366 units or 5.3%
  • 126 – 250cc 13,206 units, up 2,695 units or 25.6%
  • Over 250cc 26,461 units, up 1,195 units or 4.7%

Regarding domestic July sales (factory shipment, 38,482 motorcycles were shipped, up 25.6 percent from July 2010.

July 2011 Motorcycle Domestic Sales Figures by Class

  • 50cc or under 20,520 units, up 5.9%
  • 51 – 125cc 12,382 units, up 123.2%
  • 126 – 250cc 3,623 units, up 33.0%
  • Over 250cc 1,957 units, down 34.5%

JAMA reports that motorcycle exports in July 2011 were up 19 percent over the same period in 2010. In July 2011, 41,486 motorcycles were exported, compared to 35,154 in July 2010.

July 2011 Motorcycle Export Figures by Class

  • 50cc or under class 2,649 units, up 2,112 units or 393.3%
  • 51 – 125cc class 5,653 units, down 132 units or 2.3%
  • 126 – 250cc class 10,255 units, up 1,663 units or 19.4%
  • Over 250cc class 23,289 units, up 3,049 units or 15.1%

JAMA reports that the total value of motorcycles exported for July 2011 was $353.767 million including $225.325 million for vehicles and $128.442 million for parts. This is a increase of $58.936 million or 20 percent as compared with $294.831 million recorded for the same month of the previous year.

July 2011 Motorcycle Export Figures by Export
Destination Units Change from prev. year (%)

  • Asia 3,895 117.9
  • Middle-East 197 48.8
  • Europe 11,413 89.4
  • (EU) 11,206 88.5
  • North America 16,149 229.7
  • (U.S.A). 14,116 259.2
  • Latin America 5,710 141.6
  • Africa 945 44.2
  • Oceania 3,537 64.5
  • Others 0 0
  • Total 41,846 119.0