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Toyota Announces Results for April 2018

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Toyota City, Japan, May 30, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces its production, domestic sales, and export results for April 2018, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd.

April 2018 Key Points (year-on-year)

Production in Japan

Toyota
- Seventh consecutive month of increase

Daihatsu
- First decrease in twenty-four months

Hino
- Seventh consecutive month of increase

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First decrease in seven months

Sales in Japan

Toyota
- Decreased
- Lexus vehicle sales totaled 4,632 units (51.9 percent increase)
- Minivehicle sales totaled 3,899 units (64.5 percent increase)
- 49.3 percent share of market excluding minivehicles (1.1 percentage point decrease)
- 31.4 percent share of market including minivehicles (1.1 percentage point decrease)

Daihatsu
- Thirteenth consecutive month of increase
- Minivehicle sales totaled approximately 46,600 units (4.7 percent increase); fourth consecutive month of increase
- 33.1 percent share of minivehicle market (1.0 percentage point decrease)

Hino
- First increase in two months
- Standard truck sales totaled approximately 2,100 units (39.2 percent increase); first increase in eight months
- 38.5 percent share of the truck market (6.8 percentage point increase)

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First increase in three months
- 45.9 percent share of market including minivehicles (0.6 percentage point decrease)
- Maximum loading capacity of four tons or more (excluding imported trucks)

Exports

Toyota
- Seventh consecutive month of increase; due to increased exports to all regions (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa)

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

Hino
- Third consecutive month of increase; due to increased exports to North America, Latin America, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- Ninth consecutive month of increase

Production Outside of Japan

Toyota
- First increase in three months; due to increased production in North America, Latin America, and Africa

Daihatsu
- Fourth consecutive month of increase; due to increased production in Indonesia

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

Toyota + Daihatsu + Hino
- First increase in three months; record high for April

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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