According to figures released by Toyota on production, sales and exports for 2014, total production was up 1.3% in 2014 over the previous year at a total of 9,004,825, marking the third straight year of record-setting production numbers.
Domestic production was down 2.7% at 3,266,805, marking the second year of decline.
Domestic sales were down 1.9% at 1,554,318, also showing a second year of decline. The Lexus brand saw a 5.4% decrease in sales domestically at 44,247 units sold. Kei-car sales were down 18.6% at 33,070. Its share of the non-kei market is 1.1 points down at 46.2%, marking the second year of decline.
Exports were down 5.8% at 1,799,337 units. Exports to North America, Latin America, Europe, Oceania, the Middle East and Africa were all down.
Production outside of Japan was up 3.7% at 5,738,020, setting a new record for the third straight year. Production was up in North America, Latin America, Europe and mainland Asia.
(Translated by Greg Scott)