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

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TOKYO, Sept 28, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japan domestic sales, and export results for the month of August 2017.

Worldwide Production
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Production Outside of Japan
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Production in Japan for the month of August 2017 experienced a year-on-year increase for the first time in two months (since June 2017).

Production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year increase for the fourth consecutive month (since May 2017), setting record high production for the month of August. This includes record high production for the month of August in Asia and China.

Worldwide production experienced a year-on-year increase for the fourth consecutive month (since May 2017), also setting record high production for the month of August.

Sales in the Japanese Market
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Total domestic automobile sales in the Japanese market for the month of August 2017 experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month (since July 2017).

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

Sales of mini-vehicles experienced a year-on-year decrease for the first time in four months (since April 2017).

Vehicle registrations - excluding mini-vehicles
FIT was the industry's fourth best-selling car among new vehicle registrations for the month of August 2017 with sales of 7,705 units. FREED was the industry's sixth best-selling car with sales of 6,557 units.

Mini-vehicles - under 660cc
N-BOX was the industry's second best-selling car in the mini-vehicle category for the month of August 2017 with sales of 10,080 units. N-WGN was the industry's ninth best-selling car with sales of 4,658 units.

Exports from Japan
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Total exports from Japan in August 2017 experienced a year-on-year decrease for the third consecutive month (since June 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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Honda
Media Inquiries
corporate_pr@hm.honda.co.jp
+81-3-5412-1512




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