Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. announced its results of production, domestic sales and exports for August 2016. According to these results, global production climbed 33.4% from the previous year to 86,119 units, resulting in a surplus for the fourth consecutive month.
Domestic production increased 28.1% to 51,976 units, while production overseas also went up, rising 42.4% to 34,143 units, due to factors such as growth in Indonesia. Both domestic and overseas production climbed for the fourth month in a row.
Domestic sales grew for the second straight month, rising 4.8% yoy to 38,560 units. Daihatsuâ€™s market share of mini cars went up 1.6 percentage points to 33.2%.
(Translated by Masayuki Shikata)