Automobile gross sales rise 11% in January


New Delhi, February 11

Passenger vehicle wholesales in India increased by 11.14% to 2,76,554 units last month as compared with same month last year amid supply chain challenges, unavailability of semiconductors and higher container charges, auto industry body SIAM said on Thursday. Passenger vehicle sales in January 2020 stood at 2,48,840 units.


Numbers at glance

  • Car sales rose to 2,76,554 units in January as compared to 2,48,840 vehicles in January last year
  • Two-wheeler dispatches to dealers also rose 6.63% to 14,29,928 units as compared to 13,41,005 units in January 2020

As per the latest data by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), two-wheeler dispatches to dealers also rose 6.63% to 14,29,928 units as compared to 13,41,005 units in January 2020.

Motorcycle sales increased 5.1% to 9,16,365 units as against 8,71,886 in January 2020. Scooter sales were also up 9.06% at 4,54,315 units from 4,16,567 units a year ago.

Three-wheeler sales, however, declined by 56.76% to 26,335 units as compared to 60,903 units in January last year. Vehicle sales across categories rose by 4.97% to 17,32,817 units last month as against 16,50,812 units a year ago. — PTI



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