SIAM is the Apex National Body representing Indian Automobile Industry

Overview

 

Performance of Auto Industry during 2015-16

Production

The industry produced a total 23,960,940 vehicles including passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, three wheelers, two wheelers and quadricycle in April-March 2016 as against 23,358,047 in April-March 2015, registering a marginal growth of 2.58 percent over the same period last year.

Domestic Sales

The sales of Passenger Vehicles grew by 7.24 percent in April-March 2016 over the same period last year. Within the Passenger Vehicles, Passenger Cars, Utility Vehicles and Vans grew by 7.87 percent, 6.25 percent and 3.58 percent respectively during April-March 2016 over the same period last year.

The overall Commercial Vehicles segment registered a growth of 11.51 percent in April-March 2016 as compared to the same period last year. Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs) registered a growth at 29.91 percent and Light Commercial Vehicles grew marginally by 0.30 percent during April-March 2016 over the same period last year.

Three Wheelers sales grew by 1.03 percent in April-March 2016 over the same period last year. Passenger Carrier sales grew by 2.11 per cent & Goods Carrier sales declined by (-) 3.62 percent respectively in April-March 2016 over April-March 2015.

Two Wheelers sales registered a growth at 3.01 percent during April-March 2016 over April-March 2015. Within the Two Wheelers segment, Scooters grew by 11.79 percent while Motorcycles and Mopeds dropped by (-) 0.24 percent and (-) 3.32 percent respectively in April-March 2016 over April-March 2015.

 Exports

In April-March 2016, overall automobile exports grew by 1.91 percent. Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Three Wheelers and Two Wheelers registered a growth of 5.24 percent, 16.97 percent (-) 0.78 percent and 0.97 percent respectively in April-March 2016 over April-March 2015.