Passenger vehicle wholesales down 4% in March, two-wheeler sales down 21 per cent: SIAM
Passenger vehicle sales fell
SIAM has informed that the sales of two wheelers have come down by 21 percent to 11,84,210 units. At the same time, motorcycle sales also declined by 21 percent to 7,86,479 units in the same period.
Passenger vehicles in the month of March (Passenger vehicle) There has been a decline in wholesale sales. auto sector organization Siam ,SIAM) has given this information. According to SIAM, the decline in the supply of vehicles from the factory to the dealership i.e. wholesale sales has been seen due to problems related to supply. According to SIAM, the past year has brought many challenges and the industry is still facing it. The effect of which has been seen on the sales figures. According to the released data, the wholesale sales of passenger vehicles (wholesales) There has been a decline of 4 percent in the month of March to 2.79 lakh units. In March last year, 2.9 lakh vehicles were supplied to the dealers.
How were the sales figures
According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, the sale of two wheelers during the month has come down by 21 percent to 11,84,210 units. At the same time, motorcycle sales also declined by 21 percent to 7,86,479 units in the same period. A year ago in March, 9,93,996 units of the motorcycle were sold. At the same time, the sales of the scooter came down from 4,58,122 units to 3,60,082 units as compared to last year. On the other hand, if we look at the figures for the whole year, during the year 2021-22, the total wholesale sales of passenger vehicles has increased by 13 percent to 30,69,499 vehicles. In 2020-21, 27,11,457 vehicles were sold. However, in the last financial year, the wholesale sales of two-wheelers have come down by 11 percent to 1,34,66,412 units. Which was at the level of 1,51,20,783 in the previous financial year. At the same time, the sales of three wheelers increased from 2,19,446 units to 2,60,995 in the last financial year.
What is the opinion of veterans
SIAM President Kenichi Ayukawa said that the past year brought many challenges that were never seen before. However, the industry learned a lot from this. According to him, the company molded itself in these challenges as well as got a lot of help from the government. He also said that even though there has been a recovery in the sector, but all the four segments of the sector are still below the level of 2018-19. He also said that there is a recovery in the commercial vehicle and SUV segment, although there is a lot of pressure in the segment of two wheelers and small cars. Along with this, the problem of chip shortage in the sector still remains.