SIAM - Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers

10/11/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/11/2019 02:23

Auto Market De-Growth Continues Exports of Passenger Vehicles & Two Wheelers Positive

Production

The industry produced a total 14,427,724 vehicles including Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Three Wheelers, Two Wheelers and Quadricycle in April-September 2019 as against 16,645,330 in April-September 2018, registering a de-growth (-) 13.32 percent over the same period last year.

Domestic Sales

The sale of Passenger Vehicles declined by (-) 23.56 percent in April-September 2019 over the same period last year. Within the Passenger Vehicles, the sales for Passenger Cars, Utility Vehicle & Vans declined by (-) 30.30 percent, (-) 3.78 percent and (-) 35.46 percent respectively in April-September 2019 over the same period last year.

The overall Commercial Vehicles segment registered a decline of (-) 22.95 percent in April-September 2019 as compared to the same period last year. Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs) declined by (-) 35.79 percent and Light Commercial Vehicles declined by (-) 14.69 percent in April-September 2019 over the same period last year.

Three Wheelers sales declined by (-) 6.66 percent in April-September 2019 over the same period last year. Within the Three Wheelers, Passenger Carrier sales registered a de-growth of (-) 6.37 percent and Goods Carrier declined by (-) 7.98 percent in April-September 2019 over April-September 2018.

Two Wheelers sales registered a de-growth of (-) 16.18 percent in April-September 2019 over April-September 2018. Within the Two Wheelers segment, Scooters, Motorcycles and Mopeds declined by (-) 16.94 percent, (-) 15.24 percent and (-) 25.33 percent respectively in April-September 2019 over April-September 2018.

Exports

In April-September 2019, overall automobile exports grew by 1.29 percent where Passenger Vehicles and Two Wheelers exports grew by 4.38 percent and 4.10 percent respectively. However Commercial Vehicles and Three Wheelers registered a de-growth of (-) 41.58 percent, and (-) 11.59 percent respectively in April-September 2019 over the same period last year.

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For more information, please contact:

Sugato Sen, Deputy Director General, SIAM

91-11-24647810-12

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