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Passenger vehicle wholesales see over two-fold increase in May

Sales of two-wheelers additionally elevated final month to 12,53,187 items in opposition to the three,54,824 items in the identical interval in the previous year.

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HT Auto Desk

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Updated on:
11 Jun 2022, 12:49 PM

File photo used for representational purpose.
File photograph used for representational function.

Passenger vehicle dispatch in the nation elevated over two instances final month in comparison with the identical interval final year. According to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), wholesales of passenger vehicle items registered a development as much as 2,51,052 items in opposition to the 88,045 items in May final year.

Sales of two-wheelers additionally elevated final month to 12,53,187 items in opposition to the three,54,824 items in the identical interval in the previous year. Total dispatches of three-wheeler stood at 28,542 items in May as in opposition to 1,262 items in the identical interval in 2021. According to a report by PTI, the general gross sales of passenger automobiles, two-wheelers and three-wheelers elevated to fifteen,32,809 items final month. The total gross sales figures stood at 4,44,131 items in the previous year.

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SIAM Director General Rajesh Menon talked about gross sales of two-wheelers and three-wheelers remained sluggish final month, nonetheless, they remained low to what it was 9 to 14 years in the past. He additionally added the gross sales of the passenger vehicle phase nonetheless stayed under the 2018 degree. “Recent Government interventions would assist in easing of the supply-side challenges, however the second hike in repo charges by RBI and increase in third celebration insurance coverage charges may turn out to be more difficult for the shoppers, thereby impacting demand,” stated Menon.

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The whole manufacturing of passenger automobiles –excluding manufacturers akin to BMW, Tata Motors, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo – with two-wheelers, and quadricycle final month stood at 19,65,541 items. The report talked about these figures stood at 8,08,755 items in the identical month in the previous year because it was massively impacted as a result of second wave of the Covid pandemic.

First Published Date: 11 Jun 2022, 12:49 PM IST

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