Passenger vehicle sales dip 66% in May as Covid disruptions take toll, Auto News, ET Auto
NEW DELHI: Passenger automobile wholesales in India declined by sixty six for every cent to 88,045 models in Might as in comparison to April this yr as lockdowns throughout numerous states impacted dispatches to dealers, car field human body SIAM reported on Friday.
Passenger automobile wholesales in April stood at two,61,633 models.
As for every the most current data by the Society of Indian Vehicle Brands (SIAM), two-wheeler dispatches to dealers dropped by sixty five for every cent to 3,fifty two,717 models, in comparison to 9,ninety five,097 models in April.
Motorbike product sales declined fifty six for every cent last thirty day period to two,ninety five,257 models, as from 6,sixty seven,841 models in April.
Equally, scooter product sales were down 83 for every cent to fifty,294 models, from 3,00,462 models in April this yr.
Three-wheeler product sales declined by ninety one for every cent to one,251 models, as in comparison to thirteen,728 models in April.
Car product sales throughout classes witnessed a dip of sixty five for every cent to four,forty two,013 models last thirty day period, as from 12,70,458 models in April this yr.
Commenting on the product sales data, SIAM Director Basic Rajesh Menon reported that several states were below lockdown thanks to COVID-19 conditions for the most section of Might thus impacting all round product sales and creation for the duration of the thirty day period.
“Numerous associates (car cos) experienced also shut down their producing plants to divert oxygen from industrial use for health care purposes,” he additional.