First time in FY21: Retail auto sales post growth in December

While wholesale despatches have proven growth for the previous few months, retail vehicle sales registered growth in December — first time thus far this fiscal.

According to knowledge launched by the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) on Monday, retail sales throughout classes grew 11 per cent throughout December on a year-on-year (y-o-y) foundation.

The growth was on the again of an excellent crop season, higher provides in the two-wheeler phase, new launches each in passenger car in addition to two-wheeler segments and a worry of worth enhance in January.

While retail sales of PV had proven growth in earlier months additionally, December for the primary time noticed sales of two-wheelers transfer into the optimistic territory, rising by 12 per cent y-o-y.

The sales growth isn’t a surprise as being the calendar 12 months ending month sellers clear their shares as customers desire new 12 months manufactured automobiles. To push sales in the course of the month each producers and sellers supply reductions that are better than earlier months. —FE


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