Honda Sets Monthly Records for Automobile Production Worldwide, Overseas, in North America, Asia and China

TOKYO, Jun 27, 2019 – (JCN Newswire) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of May 2019.

Production in Japan for the month of May 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month (since April 2019).

Production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month (since April 2019), setting record high production for the month of May. This includes record high production for the month of May in North America, Asia and China.

Worldwide production experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month (since April 2019), also setting record high production for the month of May.

Total domestic automobile sales in the Japanese market for the month of May 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month (since April 2019).

New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month (since April 2019).

Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month (since April 2019), setting record high sales for the month of May.

Vehicle registrations – excluding mini-vehicles
– FREED was the industry’s eighth best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of May 2019 with sales of 6,573 units. Fit was the industry’s ninth best-selling car with sales of 6,531 units.

Mini-vehicles – under 660cc
– N-BOX was the industry’s top-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of May 2019 with sales of 22,231 units.

Total exports from Japan in May 2019 experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month (since April 2019).

About Honda

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE:7267 / NYSE:HMC / LSE:HNDA) is one of the leading manufacturers of automobiles and power products and the largest manufacture of motorcycles in the world. Honda has always sought to provide genuine satisfaction to people worldwide. The result is more than 120 manufacturing facilities in 30 countries worldwide, producing a wide range of products, including motorcycles, ATVs, generators, marine engines, lawn and garden equipment and automobiles that bring the company into contact with over 19 million customers annually.

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