New Delhi. Vehicle sales in the domestic market declined nearly 14 percent in the fiscal year 2020-21 amid the Kovid-19 epidemic. According to the data released today by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, SIAM, a total of 1,86,15,588 vehicles were sold in the country for the financial year ended March 31, which is 13.60 percent less than 2,15,45,551 vehicles in the financial year 2019-20. . Domestic sales of passenger vehicles, such as cars, utility vehicles and vans, declined by two per cent and two-wheelers by more than 13 per cent. Three-wheeler sales declined by more than 56 percent and commercial vehicle sales by nearly 21 percent. Vehicle exports have also decreased by 13 percent.
SIAM Director General Rajesh Menon said the figures for all categories except passenger vehicles are negative in the fourth quarter of the financial year. SIAM President Kenichi Ayukawa said the Indian automobile industry still faces difficulties due to the challenges presented by the second wave of the Kovid-19. Production and sales have to be increased while ensuring the safety of our employees, partners and customers. He said that there was still uncertainty about semiconductors, lockdowns and raw materials.
What are the figures like
Sales of passenger vehicles declined by 2.24 per cent to 27,11,457 units in the last financial year.
– Car sales fell 9.06 percent to 15,41,866 units.
– The van declined 17.62 per cent to 1,08,841 units.
– Useful vehicle sales rose 12.13 percent to 10,60,750.
Two-wheeler sales declined by 13.19 percent.
– During the last financial year, 1,51,19,387 two-wheelers were sold in the country.
– Sales of motorcycles declined by 10.65 per cent to 1,00,19,836 units.
– Scooters were down by 19.51 per cent to 44,79,848 units.
– Moped sales were down by three per cent.
– Electric two-wheeler sales nearly doubled to 2,456.
– Sales of commercial vehicles declined by 20.77 per cent to 5,68,559 units.
– 1,60,688 medium and heavy commercial vehicles were sold during the entire financial year.
– Light commercial vehicle sales fell 17.30 percent to 4,07,871 units.
Three-wheeler sales fell by 56.06 per cent to 2,16,197 units.
– Total exports of vehicles declined by 13.05 per cent to 41,28,928 units.
– Passenger vehicles exports were down by 38.92 percent.
Two-wheeler exports declined by 6.87 percent.
– There was a decline of 16.64 per cent in commercial vehicles and 21.67 per cent in three-wheelers.