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Honda Sets Monthly Records for Automobile Production in Asia and China

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Worldwide Production

Production Outside of Japan

Sales in the Japanese Market

Exports from Japan

TOKYO, May 30, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of April 2017.

Worldwide Production
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Production Outside of Japan
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Production in Japan for the month of April 2017 experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in three months (since January 2017).

Production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in nine months (since July 2016). This includes record high production for the month of April in Asia and China.

Worldwide production experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in nine months (since July 2016).

Sales in the Japanese Market
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Total domestic automobile sales in the Japanese market for the month of April 2017 experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in three months (since January 2017).

New vehicle registrations experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month (since March 2017).

Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year decrease for the third consecutive month (since February 2017).

Vehicle registrations - excluding mini-vehicles
FREED was the industry's fourth best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of April 2017 with sales of 9,111 units. Fit was the industry's seventh best-selling car with sales of 6,398 units.

Mini-vehicles - under 660cc
N-BOX was the industry's top-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of April 2017 with sales of 12,265 units. N-WGN was the industry's eighth best-selling car with sales of 5,016 units.

Exports from Japan
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Total exports from Japan in April 2017 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the fourth consecutive month (since January 2017).

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. For more information, please visit http://world.honda.com.

Source: Honda

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