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  • Auto Industry Ends the Year in Positive Note

    10/04/2018 | New Delhi

    Production

    The industry produced a total 29,075,605 vehicles including Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Three Wheelers, Two Wheelers and Quadricycle in April-March 2018 as against 25,330,967 in April-March 2017, registering a growth of 14.78 percent over the same period last year.

     

    Domestic Sales

    The sale of Passenger Vehicles grew by 7.89 percent in April-March 2018 over the same period last year. Within the Passenger Vehicles, Passenger Cars, Utility Vehicle and Vans grew by 3.33 percent, 20.97 percent and 5.78 percent respectively in April-March 2018 over the same period last year.

     

    The overall Commercial Vehicles segment grew by 19.94 percent in April-March 2018 as compared to the same period last year. Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs) grew by 12.48 percent and Light Commercial Vehicles grew by 25.42 percent in April-March 2018 over the same period last year.

     

    Three Wheelers sales grew by 24.19 percent in April- March 2018 over the same period last year. Within the Three Wheelers, Passenger Carrier & Goods Carrier sales registered a growth of 28.65 percent and 7.83 percent respectively in April-March 2018 over April-March 2017.

     

    Two Wheelers sales registered a growth at 14.80 percent in April-March 2018 over April-March 2017. Within the Two Wheelers segment, Scooters and Motorcycles grew by 19.90 percent and 13.69 percent respectively, while Mopeds declined by (-) 3.48 percent in April-March 2018 over April-March 2017.

     

    Exports

     

    In April-March 2018, overall automobile exports increased by 16.12 percent. Two and Three Wheelers Segments registered a growth of 20.29 percent and 40.13 percent respectively, while Passenger Vehicles and Commercial Vehicles declined by (-)1.51 percent and (-) 10.53 percent respectively in April-March 2018 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