September 25, 2022

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Full domestic wholesales for the month incorporates passenger cars, two wheelers, a few wheelers and quadricycles.

New Delhi: Vehicle wholesales in January 2022 dropped 18.8% to 1,406,672 models and the yr-on-yr income were in purple across the segments, in accordance to the most recent knowledge by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

In January 2021, the field recorded whole wholesales of 1,733,276 units. Full domestic wholesales for the thirty day period include things like passenger cars, two wheelers, 3 wheelers and quadricycles.

Passenger motor vehicles had been down 8% to 254,287 units in January this 12 months, as towards 276,554 models in the corresponding month of previous year. This involves product sales of 126,693 units of passenger automobiles, 116,962 models of utility automobiles and 10,632 units of vans.

The SIAM information does not consist of sales from BMW, Mercedes, Tata Motors and Volvo Car.

Rajesh Menon, director standard, SIAM stated, “Sales in January 2022 yet again declined in contrast to January 2021, due to both equally Omicron- similar considerations and semiconductor lack.”

Auto wholesales in red across segments, drop 19% in January: SIAM
Two wheelers saw a drop of 21% to 1,128,293 units in January 2022, in comparison to 1,429,928 units in January 2021. OEMs recorded 348,704 units scooters, 743,804 models bikes and 35,785 units mopeds.

“There is evidently a demand issue for two-wheelers due to reduced rural off-consider of entry-level designs. A few-heelers proceed to be seriously affected due to reduced profits. On the other hand, the passenger automobile segment is not able to fulfill the market place need due to provide facet challenges ensuing in income in January 2022 remaining even reduce than in January 2021,” Menon stated.

Three-wheeler product sales for January 2022 stood at 24,091 models, 10% down from 26,794 units in January 2021.

As per SIAM, the whole manufacturing of passenger autos, a few- wheelers, two-wheelers and quadricycles in January 2022 have been 1,860,809 models.

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