Suzuki Discloses FY 2007 Results

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Japan's Suzuki Motor Corp. has released a breakout of business results for its fiscal year ended March 31.

Suzuki sold 3.065 million motorcycles and ATVs worldwide last year. Sales totaled 154,000 units in North America and 183,000 units in Europe. Suzuki says both markets showed increases due to stronger demand for large models.

Below are production and sales figures for the 2007 fiscal year, with 2006 sales figures provided for comparison.

Suzuki Motorcycle/ATV Production

2007
3.198 million units (production in Japan: 621,000)

2006
3.138 million units (production in Japan: 605,000)

2005
2.970 million units (production in Japan: 497,000)

2004
2.268 million units (production in Japan: 493,000)

2003
1.661 million units (production in Japan: 451,000)

Net Sales By Business

Motorcycle
2007 — 588,177 million yen; 18.6 percent ($5.1 billion)
2006 — 561,306 million yen; 20.4 percent ($4.9 billion)

Automobile
2007 — 2,503,817 million yen; 79.1 percent ($21.8 billion)
2006 — 2,119,940 million yen; 77.2 percent ($18.5 billion)

Other
2007 — 71,674 million yen; 2.3 percent ($623.4 million)
2006 — 65,206 million yen; 2.4 percent ($569.7 million)

Net Sales By Market

North America
2007 — 471,114 million yen; 14.9 percent ($4.1 billion)
2006 — 411,327 million yen; 15 percent ($3.6 billion)

Europe
2007 — 796,330 million yen; 25.2 percent ($6.9 billion)
2006 — 587,429 million yen; 21.4 percent ($5.1 billion)

Asia
2007 — 701,896 million yen; 22.2 percent ($6.1 billion)
2006 — 647,695 million yen; 23.6 percent ($5.7 billion)

Japan
2007 — 973,501 million yen; 30.8 percent ($8.5 billion)
2006 — 934,505 million yen; 34 percent ($8.2 billion)

Other
220,825 million yen; 7 percent ($1.9 billion)
2006 — 165,496 million yen; 6 percent ($1.4 billion)

For more details, see the full report.