Japan Feb. Domestic Vehicle Company Market Share

Following is the table for Japan’s motor vehicle sales market share by maker released by the Japan Auto Dealers Association in Tokyo.

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               Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.    Sept.   Aug.    July
               2012    2012    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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Top 5 makers   87.1%   87.7%   79.9%   84.6%   86.3%   82.4%   82.7%   85.7%
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Toyota total   48.7%   48.5%   43.8%   49.2%   51.0%   43.6%   47.3%   44.0%
Nissan         16.7%   15.1%   15.4%   15.6%   13.6%   17.0%   15.6%   17.3%
Honda          15.1%   16.8%   13.9%   13.0%   14.7%   13.8%   11.8%   14.0%
Mazda           4.2%    4.9%    4.2%    4.3%    4.6%    5.5%    5.6%    7.5%
Suzuki          2.3%    2.4%    2.6%    2.4%    2.4%    2.3%    2.5%    3.0%
Fuji            2.3%    2.2%    3.1%    1.9%    2.3%    2.9%    2.5%    2.6%
Mitsubishi      1.7%    1.8%    1.6%    1.8%    1.6%    2.1%    1.9%    2.0%
Isuzu           1.4%    1.3%    1.9%    1.7%    1.2%    1.5%    2.4%    1.5%
Hino            0.9%    0.9%    1.6%    1.2%    1.1%    1.4%    1.9%    1.1%
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               Feb.    Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.    Sept.   Aug.    July
               2012    2012    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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Mitsubishi Fu   0.8%    0.8%    1.2%    1.3%    1.2%    1.0%    1.2%    0.9%
UD Trucks       0.2%    0.2%    0.4%    0.4%    0.3%    0.3%    0.4%    0.3%
Daihatsu        0.1%    0.1%    0.1%    0.1%    0.2%    0.1%    0.1%    0.1%
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Imports         5.5%    5.0%   10.4%    7.1%    5.7%    8.4%    6.9%    5.9%
Domestic       94.4%   95.0%   89.5%   92.8%   94.1%   91.5%   93.0%   94.0%
Total         100.0%  100.0%  100.0%  100.0%  100.0%  100.0%  100.0%  100.0%
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Note1: Domestic sales of new cars, trucks and buses. Excludes vehicles with less than 660cc of engine displacement. Market share calculated by Bloomberg News. Note2: Figures for import cars, which was reflected in the ‘Others’ categoary are included in each company’s domestic vehicle sales from January 2005. Note3: Toyota total numbers include Lexus figures from August 2005.

SOURCE: Japan Auto Dealers Association

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