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Toyota Announces Results for March 2018 and Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2018

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Toyota City, Japan, Apr 26, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - 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 March 2018 as well as the fiscal year from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018.

March 2018 Key Points (year-on-year)

Production in Japan

Toyota
- Sixth consecutive month of increase

Daihatsu
- Twenty-third consecutive month of increase

Hino
- Sixth consecutive month of increase

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Sixth consecutive month of increase

Sales in Japan

Toyota
- Decreased
- Lexus vehicle sales totaled 7,769 units (38.1 percent increase)
- Minivehicle sales totaled 4,022 units (27.1 percent increase)
- 42.0 percent share of market excluding minivehicles (1.9 percentage point decrease)
- 28.2 percent share of market including minivehicles (1.6 percentage point decrease)

Daihatsu
- Twelfth consecutive month of increase
- Minivehicle sales totaled approximately 72,300 units (2.0 percent increase); third consecutive month of increase
- 31.5 percent share of minivehicle market (0.8 percentage point increase)

Hino
- First decrease in five months
- Standard truck sales totaled approximately 5,200 units (27.9 percent decrease)
- 41.7 percent share of the truck(1) market (2.2 percentage point decrease)

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Decreased
- 41.0 percent share of market including minivehicles (0.9 percentage point decrease)

Exports

Toyota
- Sixth consecutive month of increase; due to increased exports to North America, Latin America, Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East

Daihatsu
- There have been no exports for Daihatsu since May 2017.

Hino
- Second consecutive month of increase; due to increased exports to North America, Latin America, Oceania, and Africa

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Eighth consecutive month of increase

Production Outside of Japan

Toyota
- Decreased; due to decreased production in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia

Daihatsu
- First increase in two months; due to increased production in Indonesia

Hino
- Ninth consecutive month of increase; due to increased production in Asia

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Decreased

Key Points for Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2018

Production in Japan

Toyota
- Second consecutive year of increase

Daihatsu
- Second consecutive year of increase

Hino
- Second consecutive year of increase

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Second consecutive year of increase

Sales in Japan

Toyota
- First decrease in three years
- Lexus vehicle sales totaled 52,658 units (7.2 percent increase)
- Minivehicle sales totaled 32,399 units (9.2 percent increase)
- 46.9 percent share of market excluding minivehicles (1.0 percentage point decrease)
- 30.7 percent share of market including minivehicles (1.5 percentage point decrease)

Daihatsu
- First increase in four years
- Minivehicle sales totaled approximately 611,000 (6.7 percent increase)
- 32.9 percent share of minivehicle market (0.4 percentage point decrease)

Hino
- First decrease in eight years
- Standard-truck sales totaled approximately 34,000 (7.1 percent decrease); first decrease in eight years
- 37.7 percent share of the truck(1) market (0.01 percentage point decrease)

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Second consecutive year of increase
- 44.4 percent share of market including minivehicles (0.6 percentage point decrease)

Exports

Toyota
- First increase in five years; due to increased exports to North America, Latin America, Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa

Daihatsu
- Daihatsu had one unit of export.

Hino
- First increase in seven years; due to increased exports to North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First increase in five years

Production Outside of Japan

Toyota
- First decrease in two years; due to decreased production in North America, Asia, Australia, and Africa

Daihatsu
- First decrease in two years; due to decreased production in Indonesia

Hino
- Third consecutive year of increase; due to increased production in Asia

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First decrease in two years

(1) Maximum loading capacity of four tons or more; excluding imported trucks

About Toyota

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the global mobility company that introduced the Prius hybrid-electric car in 1997 and the first mass-produced fuel cell sedan, Mirai, in 2014. Headquartered in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota has been making cars since 1937. Today, Toyota proudly employs 370,000 employees in communities around the world. Together, they build around 10 million vehicles per year in 29 countries, from mainstream cars and premium vehicles to mini-vehicles and commercial trucks, and sell them in more than 170 countries under the brands Toyota, Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino. For more information, please visit www.toyota-global.com.

Source: Toyota

Contact:
Public Affairs Division
Global Communications Department
Toyota Motor Corporation
Tel: +81-3-3817-9926




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