The negative effects of the lockdown caused by the corona virus are still being felt in passenger vehicle sales, while the country is still in unlock 2. Passenger vehicle sales in June were down 49.59 percent from a year earlier. In June this year, only 1,05,617 passenger vehicles were sold, compared to 2,09,522 vehicles sold in the same month in 2019. Auto industry body SIAM said on Tuesday that the auto sector was trying to recover from the damage caused by the coron virus epidemic lockdown.
According to the latest figures from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), two-wheeler sales also declined by 38.56 per cent to 10,13,431 units from 16,49,475 units in the same month last year. Motorcycle sales were 7,02,970 units in June 2019, compared to 10,84,596 units. Scooter sales fell 47.37 per cent to 2,99,611 units from 5,12,6262 units in the same month last year. The unit was.
Things were bad in May too
According to the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), retail sales of passenger vehicles fell 8.9.9 percent to 30,7449 units in May. In May 2019 it was 2,35,933 units. The FADA collects vehicle registration data from 1,225 of the 1,435 Regional Transport Offices (RTOs).
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According to the data, two-wheeler sales in May declined by 7.8 per cent to 1,99,099 units from 14,19,8442 units in the same month a year ago. Similarly, sales of commercial vehicles declined by 99.63 per cent to just 2,711 units from 60,992 units in May 2016. Sales of three-wheelers also declined by 966.34 per cent to 1,81 units from 51,430 units in the same month a year ago. Total vehicle sales in May fell by 8.77 per cent to 2,02,6977 units from 19,22,650 units in May.