produced 1,684,011 vehicles in April 2013 as against 1,721,455 in April 2012,
decline of (-) 2.81 percent over same month last year.
domestic sales in the month of April 2013 declined by (-) 0.34 percent over
same month last year.
The overall sales
in Passenger Vehicles declined by (-) 8.21 percent in April 2013 over same month
last year. Within the Passenger Vehicles, passenger cars and vans dropped by
(-) 10.43 percent and (-) 13.42 percent respectively, while utility vehicles
grew marginally by 3.99 percent in April 2013 compared to the same month last
The overall Commercial Vehicles
segment registered marginal growth of 0.75 percent in April 2013 as compared to
the same month last year. Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs) registered negative growth at (-) 6.66 percent
and Light Commercial Vehicles grew at 4.81 percent.
Wheelers sales recorded growth of 7.19 percent in April 2013 over same month
last year. Passenger Carriers and Goods Carriers grew by 7.24 percent and 7 percent
respectively in April 2013 over April 2012.
Two Wheelers registered marginal growth
of 0.95 percent in April 2013. Within the Two Wheelers mopeds and motorcycles
declined by (-) 7.20 percent and (-) 2.06 percent respectively, while scooters
grew by 14.72 percent in April 2013 over April 2012.
In the month
of April 2013 overall automobile exports registered de-growth of (-) 9.14
percent. Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles and Three Wheelers grew by
10.81 percent 11.13 percent and 18.45 percent respectively while Two Wheelers
dropped significantly by (-) 17.84 percent in April 2013 over April 2012.
For more information, please contact:
Sugato Sen, Deputy Director General, SIAM