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  • Automobile Wholesale Picks-ups for Stock Replenishment

    11/08/2017 | New Delhi

    Production

    The industry produced a total 9,315,809 vehicles including passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, three wheelers, two wheelers and quadricycle in April-July 2017 as against 8,599,803 in April- July 2016, registering a growth of 8.33 percent over the same period last year.

    Domestic Sales

    The sale of Passenger Vehicles grew by 7.29 percent in April-July 2017 over the same period last year. Within the Passenger Vehicles, Passenger Cars, Utility Vehicle and Vans grew by 5.15 percent, 14.98 percent and 0.09 percent respectively in April-July 2017 over the same period last year.

    The overall Commercial Vehicles segment declined by (-) 3.67 percent in April-July 2017 as compared to the same period last year. Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs) declined by (-) 22.94 percent, however, Light Commercial Vehicles grew by 10.43 percent in April-July 2017 over the same period last year.

    Three Wheelers sales declined by (-) 21.33 percent in April-July 2017 over the same period last year. Within the Three Wheelers, Passenger Carrier sales registered a de-growth of            (-) 26.60 percent, however, Goods Carrier grew by 2.98 percent in April-July 2017 over April-July 2016.

    Two Wheelers sales registered a growth at 9.24 percent in April-July 2017 over April-July 2016. Within the Two Wheelers segment, Scooters and Motorcycles grew by 18.16 percent and 6.58 percent respectively, while Mopeds declined by (-) 13.04 percent in April-July 2017 over April-July 2016.

    Exports

    In April-July 2017, overall automobile exports grew by 11.09 percent. While Passenger Vehicles, Three Wheelers and Two Wheelers registered a growth of 11.98 percent, 17.15 percent and 12.29 percent respectively, Commercial Vehicle exports declined by (-) 34.42 percent in April-July 2017 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

    ssen@siam.in