The cumulative production data for April-May 2012
shows production growth of 8.15 percent over same period last year. The
industry produced 1,783,384 vehicles in May 2012 as against 1,613,872 in May 2011.
The overall growth in domestic sales during April-May 2012
was 10.26 percent over same period last year.
Passenger Vehicles segment grew at 8.42 percent during
April-May 2012 over same period last year. Passenger Cars grew by 3.10 percent,
Utility Vehicles grew by 51.05 percent and Vans grew by (-5.31) percent during April-May
2012 as compared to same period last year.
The overall Commercial Vehicles segment registered growth of 6.81 percent
in April-May 2012 as compared to the same period last year. While Medium &
Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs) registered negative growth at (-11.07) percent,
Light Commercial Vehicles grew at 20.18 percent.
Three Wheelers sales recorded de-growth at (-0.88) percent
in April-May 2012. Passenger Carriers grew by 3.82 percent during April-May 2012
and Goods Carriers registered de-growth at (-15.77) percent during this period.
Two Wheelers registered a double digit growth of 11.17 percent during
April-May 2012. Mopeds, Motorcycles and Scooters grew by 8.04 percent, 6.89 percent
and 32.35 percent respectively in the period of April-May 2012.
During April-May 2012 overall automobile exports
registered a marginal growth rate of 2.87 percent. Passenger Vehicles & two
wheelers grew by 9.54 percent and 8.65 percent respectively in April–May 2012.
Commercial Vehicles and Three Wheelers recorded de-growth at (-10.59) percent
(-30.37) percent respectively.
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Senior Director, SIAM