Essay: Export and Production volume globally
Here we want to look at statistic of manufactures, export and sales figures in different region. To be succinct and consistent, we only looking at the motor vehicles since this are the most important area of Japanese automobile.
Figure 1 shows the table of production (motor vehicle) from 1993 to 2009 of each manufactures. From the table, we can see the trend remains stable until 2006-2008 which production volume increases dramatically. This can be attributed by the release of new hybrid car of Toyota and the bankruptcy of the big three in North America. After 2009, production volume of Toyota decreases almost by half and total volume decreases by around 3000. Figure 2 show the export volume of each manufactures to each destination from 1990 to 2010. In the table, we can see the big three area dominated over half of the export volume which is North American, Europe and Asia. Figure 3 is the breakdown of each manufacture’s export volume from 1990 to 2010. Generally, Toyota, Honda and Nissan are the big three manufactures in Japan because their total production and export are the highest in the