Toyota sold 1,537,371 new passenger cars in Japan in 2012, up 42.4% year on year. Total sales rose 40.9% to 1,692,228.

Car export rose 25.5% to 1,750,237 and total shipments were up 24% to 1,945,688 units.

Production outside Japan was up 25.8% to 5,243,616 units while total global output rose 26.1% to 8,736,529.

Global sales rose 22.8% to 8,717,000 of which 7,025,000 (+19.2%) were outside Japan.

Including minicar and LCV maker Daihatsu and truckmaker Hino, worldwide group output was up 26.1% to 9,909,440 with 5,489,282 (+25.5%) built outside Japan.

Global sales rose 22.6% to 9,748 with 7,336,000 (+19%) outside Japan.

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TMC Announces Results for December 2012 and CY2012

Toyota City, Japan, January 28, 2013—Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its production, domestic sales and export results, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd., for December 2012 and for CY2012. TMC also issues today its CY2012 worldwide sales results.

December 2012 Highlights (year-on-year

Production in Japan

Toyota

  • Decreased
  • Daihatsu

  • Decreased
  • Hino

  • Decreased
  • Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino

  • Decreased
  • Sales in Japan

    Toyota

  • First decrease in two months
  • Lexus-vehicle sales totaled 2,967 units (32.3 percent increase)
  • Minivehicle sales totaled 2,402 units (9.8 percent increase)
  • 44.2 percent share of market excluding minivehicles (0.4 percentage point increase)
  • 28.7 percent share of market including minivehicles (0.2 percentage point increase)
  • Daihatsu

  • Decreased
  • Minivehicle sales totaled approximately 41,500 units (12.4 percent decrease)
  • 33.4 percent share of minivehicle market (3.8 percentage point decrease)
  • Hino

  • Fourth consecutive month of increase
  • Standard-truck sales totaled approximately 2,400 units (45.3 percent increase); second consecutive month of increase
  • 34.4 percent share of the truck* market (2.8 percentage point increase)
  • Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino

  • Decreased
  • 42.2 percent share of market including minivehicles (0.9 percentage point decrease)
  • Exports

    Toyota

  • First decrease in two months, due to decreased exports to Latin America, Europe, Asia and Oceania
  • Daihatsu

  • Decreased, due to decreased exports to Latin America, Oceania, Africa, the Middle East and Europe
  • Hino

  • Decreased, due to decreased exports to North America, Latin America, Oceania and the Middle East
  • Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino

  • First decrease in two months Production outside Japan
  • Toyota

  • First decrease in three months, due to decreased production in Australia, Asia, Europe and North America
  • Daihatsu

  • First decrease in four months, due to decreased production in Indonesia
  • Hino

  • Eigthteenth consecutive month of increase, due to increased production in Asia
  • Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino

  • First decrease in three months
  • CY2012 Highlights (year-on-year)

    Production in Japan

    Toyota

  • First increase in two years
  • Daihatsu

  • First increase in four years
  • Hino

  • Third consecutive year of increase
  • Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino

  • First increase in two years
  • Sales in Japan

    Toyota

  • First increase in two years
  • Lexus-vehicle sales totaled 43,658 units (3.0 percent increase)
  • Minivehicle sales totaled 43,261 units (585.8 percent increase)
  • 48.6 percent share of market excluding minivehicles (4.2 percentage point increase); first increase in two years and a record high
  • 31.5 percent share of market including minivehicles (3.0 percentage point increase)
  • Daihatsu

  • First increase in two years
  • Minivehicle sales totaled approximately 674,000 (23.7 percent increase); first increase in two years
  • 34.1 percent share of minivehicle market (1.7 percentage point decrease)
  • Hino

  • Third consecutive year of increase
  • Standard-truck sales totaled approximately 234,000 (15.1 percent increase); third consecutive year of increase
  • 33.8 percent share of the truck* market (4.5 percentage point decrease)
  • Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino

  • First increase in two years and a record high
  • 44.9 percent share of market including minivehicles (2.5 percentage point increase); first increase in two years and a record high
  • Exports

    Toyota

  • First increase in two years, due to increased exports to North America, Latin America, Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, Africa and other regions
  • Daihatsu

  • Decreased, due to decreased exports to Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Europe
  • Hino

  • Third consecutive year of increase, due to increased exports to all regions
  • Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino

  • First increase in two years Production outside Japan
  • Toyota

  • First increase in two years and a record high, due to increased production in all regions
  • Daihatsu

  • Third consecutive year of increase, due to increased production in Indonesia
  • Hino

  • Third consecutive year of increase, due to increased production in Asia
  • Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino

  • First increase in two years and a record high
  • Maximum loading capacity of four tons or more; excluding imported trucks

    Original source: TMC