Passenger vehicle sales down 4%: Siam

The Asian Age.  | Michael Gonsalves

Business, Autos

The two-wheeler sales also fell 21 per cent to 11,84,210 units compared with 14,96,806 vehicles in March 2021

Passenger vehicle wholesales in India declined nearly 4 per cent to 2,79,501 units last month, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers. (Representational Photo: PTI)

PUNE: Passenger vehicle wholesales in India declined nearly 4 per cent to 2,79,501 units last month, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, or Siam, said on Wednesday. Passenger vehicle (PV) dispatches from factories to dealerships in March 2021 stood at 2,90,939 units.

The two-wheeler sales also fell 21 per cent to 11,84,210 units compared with 14,96,806 vehicles in March 2021.

Motorcycle sales declined 21 per cent to 7,86,479 units as against 9,93,996 units in March 2021.

Scooter sales were also down 21 per cent to 3,60,082 units from 4,58,122.
In 2021-22, total PV wholesales rose by 13 per cent to 30,69,499 units from 27,11,457 units in 2020-21.

However, total two-wheeler dispatches declined by 11 per cent to 1,34,66,412 units in last fiscal compared with 1,51,20,783 units in 2020-21.
Three-wheeler sales rose to 2,60,995 units last fiscal from 2,19,446 units.

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