Japanese carmaker Mazda’s global production increased by 15.9pc to 683,310 units in the first seven months of the year from the same period in 2020.
July output, however, dropped by 20.7pc to 80,520 vehicles from the prior-year month.
The company’s domestic production saw a 31.4pc surge to 474,345 units between January and July compared to the same months in 2020, while there was a 19.3pc decline to 55,741 units in July.
Mazda’s overseas production fell by 8.6pc to 208,965 vehicles in the seven-month period annually and dropped by 23.6pc to 24,779 vehicles in July from the same month in 2020.
The carmaker’s global sales from January to July were up by 23.2pc to 819,176 vehicles from the same months last year while they rose by 1.2pc in July to 108,465 units from the previous year.
Domestic sales in the first seven months of the year inched down by 1.1pc to 101,671 units from the same months last year and were down by 16.7pc to 11,207 units in 2020. Mazda’s exports from January to July rose by 42pc to 392,719 units annually while they fell by 14.6pc to 43,570 units in July from the same month in 2020.