Here are some interesting facts about the Indian automotive
industry in terms of domestic sales and exports. These figures have been culled
out from the production, sales and exports figures for the month of September 2017 provided by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers
(SIAM) for vehicle manufacturers barring those of BMW, Audi, JLR, Mercedes, Volvo Auto India, Daimler and Scania.
A total of 2,490,034 units of vehicles that
included passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, three-wheelers and
two-wheelers were sold in the country
and 354,049 units exported.
· A total of 309995 passenger vehicles (including
cars and utility vehicles) were sold in
passenger vehicles (including cars and utility vehicles) were exported out of the country.
Suzuki sold the maximum number
of vehicles in the country clocking 150,521
units, followed by Hyundai Motor
India with 50028 units.
For obvious reasons, General Motors India which has made it clear that it is exiting the
Indian market by end of this year, sold one
unit in the domestic market. Just a little better than that was Fiat India Automobiles which sold 209 units.
Incidentally FCA India which is basically Fiat Chrysler India Ltd sold 2151 units in the country. This sale
can be attributed to the Jeep Compass
exporter of passenger vehicles
(cars and utility) was Hyundai Motor
India with 12257 units, followed by Maruti Suzuki with 11,410
In total, 2,041,024 units of two wheelers
(including scooters, motorcycles and mopeds) were sold in the country. Another 3,54,049
units of two-wheelers were exported.
In the two-wheeler space for domestic sales, Hero MotoCorp continued to lead with 703,473 units, followed by Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India
with 569,822 units.
The company that sold the least two-wheelers in
the domestic space was Mahindra Two
Wheelers with 1925 units, followed by Piaggio
Vehicles Pvt Ltd with 8059 units.
In the premium segment of two-wheelers, the
highest number in sales was clocked by Harley-Davidson
Motor Company India with 309
units and 128 units by India Kawasaki.
exporter of two-wheelers from India was Bajaj Auto with 122,260
units followed by TVS Motor Company
with 43,694 units.
A total of 61,860 units of three-wheelers were
sold in the domestic market with Bajaj Auto leading with 34,361 units, total exports of three-wheelers stood at 35,031 units.
In the commercial vehicle space, a total of 77,195 units were sold in the domestic
market while total exports stood at 8852 units.
seller of commercial vehicles in the domestic
market was Tata Motors at 34,631 units, followed by Mahindra & Mahindra at 19,201 units. JBM Auto sold only 7 units
while VECV-Volvo high-end CVs sold 149 units.
The largest exporter
of commercial vehicles was Tata Motors with 3872 units, followed by Mahindra
& Mahindra with 2144 units.
In the passenger
car segment, Maruti Suzuki
continued to lead in domestic sales
with 116,886 units, followed by Hyundai Motor India with 40,650 units.
In the passenger
car segment, Hyundai Motor India
led in exports with 11,951 units, followed by Nissan Motor India with 11,805 units.
In the passenger
utility vehicles segment, the leader in domestic sales was Mahindra
& Mahindra with 19,206 units,
followed by Maruti Suzuki with 18,423 units.
In the passenger
utility vehicles segment, Ford India
led in exports with 6837 units, followed by Hyundai Motor India with 4655
Incidentally, the Nano car from Tata Motors is seeing new lows with every passing
month. Only 209 units were sold in
the domestic market as compared to
602 in September 2016.
In the domestic
scooter market, Honda Motorcycle
& Scooter India was the clear leader with sales of 386456 units, followed by TVS
Motor Company with 118,174 units.
In the export
scooter market, the leader was Honda
Motorcycle & Scooter with 18,969
units followed by India Yamaha
with 5969 units.
In the motorcycle
segment, domestic sales leader
was Hero MotoCorp with 614,949 units, followed by Bajaj Auto with 247,418 units.
of motorcycles were led by Bajaj
Auto with 122,260 units,
followed by TVS Motor India with 39,871 units.
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