Overall domestic sales growth is marginal at 2.30% for during April-December 2013, attributed again to two wheelers sales growth. Passenger Vehicles sales decline stands at 5.72 % during April-December 2013. Within passenger vehicles, passenger cars, utility vehicles and vans reported 4.92%, 4.39% and 15.06% sales decline respectively for April-December 2013 as compared to the same period in 2012.
Overall commercial vehicles segment registered 18.38% sales decline in April-December 2013 as compared to the same period last year. Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs) recorded 26.92% sales decline, and light Commercial vehicle sales dropped by 13.90% for said 9 months.
3 Wheelers sales decline stands at 9.31% for April-December 2013 over the same period last year. Passenger Carriers and Goods Carriers registered 10.38% and 4.37% sales decline respectively in April-December 2013 over April-December 2012.
Two Wheelers sales growth stood at 5.40% during April-December 2013 over April-December 2012. Within the two wheelers segment, Scooters and Motorcycles sales growth is 19.89% and 2.48% respectively. Moped sales decline stands at 10.64% through April-December 2013 over April-December 2012.
During April-December 2013, overall automobile exports grew by 6.08%. Passenger vehicles, three wheelers and two Wheelers registered 8.49%, 16.13%, and 4.65% sales growth respectively, while commercial vehicles sales decline stands at 12.59% during April-December 2013 compared to the same period last year.