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  • Second Half Sees Subduded Growth Across All Segments of Vehicles Year Ends with Mere 5% Overall Growth

    08/04/2019 | New Delhi

    Production

    The industry produced a total 30,915,420 vehicles including passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, three wheelers, two wheelers and quadricycle in April-March 2019 as against 29,094,447 in April-March 2018, registering a growth of 6.26 percent over the same period last year.

     

    Domestic Sales

    The sale of Passenger Vehicles grew by 2.70 percent in April-March 2019 over the same period last year. Within the Passenger Vehicles, the sales of Passenger Cars, Utility Vehicle & Vans grew by 2.05 percent, 2.08 percent and 13.10 percent respectively in April-March 2019 over the same period last year.

     

    The overall Commercial Vehicles segment registered a growth of 17.55 percent in April- March 2019 as compared to the same period last year. Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs) increased by 14.66 percent and Light Commercial Vehicles grew by 19.46 percent in April-March 2019 over the same period last year.

     

    Three Wheelers sales increased by 10.27 percent in April-March 2019 over the same period last year. Within the Three Wheelers, Passenger Carrier sales registered a growth of 10.62 percent and Goods Carrier grew by 8.75 percent in April-March 2019 over April-March 2018.

     

    Two Wheelers sales registered a growth at 4.86 percent in April-March 2019 over April-March 2018. Within the Two Wheelers segment, Scooters declined by (-) 0.27 percent, whereas Motorcycles and Mopeds grew by 7.76 percent and 2.41 percent respectively in April-March 2019 over April-March 2018.

     

    Exports

    In April-March 2019, overall automobile exports grew by 14.50 percent. While Passenger Vehicles exports declined by (-) 9.64 percent, Commercial Vehicles, Three Wheelers and Two Wheelers registered a growth of 3.17 percent, 49.00 percent and 16.55 percent respectively in April-March 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

    ssen@siam.in