Japanese automaker Mazda produced 207,233 units in the first two months, down by 8.3pc to on an annual basis while in February alone, output dropped by 3.9pc to 96,024 units from February last year.
Global production of private cars fell by 6.2pc to 205,182 units while commercial vehicles dropped by 72pc to 2,051 units in the first two months of the year compared to the same period in 2020. In February alone, the passenger vehicles production saw a 1.9pc decrease to 92,125 units while commercial vehicles saw a 69.8pc fall to 899 units compared to February last year.
The car manufacturer’s domestic output fell by 8.6pc to 144,613 units in January-February compared to the same period in 2020 while February prodcution fell by 4.9pc to 72,633 units from the same month in 2020.
Mazda’s total global sales in January-February increased by 0.8pc to 211,462 units compared to the same two months last year while it rose by 4.4pc to 102,317 units in February this year on an annual basis.
During this period, its domestic sales in the first two months of the year grew by 1.3pc to 33,455 units and overseas sales grew by 0.7pc to 178,007 units from a year ago. In February alone, the domestic sales increased by 1.2pc to 18,038 units and overseas sales rose by 5.1pc to 84,279 units compared to February in 2020.
Mazda’s export of passenger vehicle in the first two months of the year dropped by 6.6pc to 116,285 units on an annual basis while its passenger vehicle exports in February alone declined by 8pc to 59,842 units from February last year.