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  • Auto Industry: Downhill Drive Continue in May 2019

    11/06/2019 | New Delhi

    Production

    The industry produced a total 4,879,375 vehicles including Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Three Wheelers, Two Wheelers and Quadricycle in April-May 2019 as against 5,380,019 in April-May 2018, registering a de-growth (-) 9.31 percent over the same period last year.

     

    Domestic Sales

    The sale of Passenger Vehicles declined by (-)18.82 percent in April-May 2019 over the same period last year. Within the Passenger Vehicles, the sales for Passenger Cars, Utility Vehicle & Vans declined by (-) 22.98 percent, (-) 6.15 percent and (-) 28.57 percent respectively in April-May 2019 over the same period last year.

     

    The overall Commercial Vehicles segment registered a decline of (-) 8.05 percent in April-May 2019 as compared to the same period last year. Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs) declined by (-) 16.72 percent and Light Commercial Vehicles declined by (-) 2.44 percent in April-May 2019 over the same period last year.

     

    Three Wheelers sales declined by (-) 6.56 percent in April-May 2019 over the same period last year. Within the Three Wheelers, Passenger Carrier sales registered a de-growth of (-) 7.55 percent and Goods Carrier declined by (-) 2.53 percent in April-May 2019 over April-May 2018.

     

    Two Wheelers sales registered a de-growth of (-) 11.68 percent in April-May 2019 over April-May 2018. Within the Two Wheelers segment, Scooters, Motorcycles and Mopeds declined by (-) 17.67 percent, (-) 8.36 percent and (-) 17.72 percent respectively in April-May 2019 over April-May 2018.

     

    Exports

     

    In April-May 2019, overall automobile exports declined by (-) 0.27 percent. While Passenger Vehicles and Two Wheelers exports grew by 5.24 percent and 1.65 percent respectively and Commercial Vehicles and Three Wheelers registered a de-growth of (-) 55.01 percent, and (-) 10.91 percent respectively in April-May 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