Hero MotoCorp sales were up 15% in April 2016. The company sold 6,12,739 units in April 2016 as against 5,33,305 units in April 2015. This is the third consecutive month that Hero MotoCorp has seen increased sales having grown by 13.6% in February and by 14% in March 2016.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India registered increased sales in April 2016 both where motorcycles and scooters were concerned. HMSI total sales stood at 431,011 units in April 2016 as compared to sales of 340,679 units in April 2015.
The company sold 1,50,651 motorcycles during the month, an increase of 13% as against sale of 1,31,204 motorcycles in the same month of the previous year. Scooter sales increased from 1,97,776 units in April 2015 to 2,63,320 units sold in April 2016. Honda Activa was the company’s highest selling scooter with a 27% increase in sales.
Bajaj Auto Limited registered 2% growth in motorcycle sales in April 2016 with a total of 2,91,898 units sold during the month. This was as against 2,85,791 units sold in April 2015. Exports, however, took a 36% dip in sales to 1,03,976 units from 1,61,598 units seen in the same month of the previous year.
Sales of commercial vehicles also fell 24% from 50,483 units sold in April 2015 to 38,211 units sold in the last month. This took total sales to 3,30,109 units, down 2%, as compared to 3,36,274 units sold in April 2015.
TVS Motor Company
TVS saw an increase in domestic sales to the extent of 21.6% in April 2016. Sales stood at 197,692 units in April 2016 as compared to 162,516 units in April 2015. Where sales of scooters were concerned a 28.3% increase was noted in April 2016 with 63,341 units sold during the month as against 49,375 units sold in April 2015.
Motorcycle sales increased 20.7% from 74,953 units sold in April 2015 to 90,491 units sold in April 2016. Total two wheeler sales increased by 19.5% to 222,350 units in April 2016 from 186,041 units sold in April 2015 while exports increased by 4.8% to 24,658 units in April 2016 from 23,525 units in April 2015.
India Yamaha Motor announced a 66% increase in sales. 63,927 units were sold during the past month as compared to 38,568 units sold in April 2015. Expansion to Tier II and Tier III cities along with increased marketing strategies accounted for this increase in sales.
Yamaha continues to expand their networks and with the new Saluto RX the company seeks a 10% market share by end of this year. Yamaha also inaugurated a new spare parts center in Tamil Nadu spread over an area of 30,000 sq mtrs.
Royal Enfield reported a 42% increase in domestic sales and a 45% increase in exports during April 2016. Domestic sales stood at 47,037 units in April 2016 from 33,118 units sold in April 2015 while exports increased from 800 units exported in April 2015 to 1,160 units exported in the past month.
Mahindra Two Wheelers and Suzuki Motorcycles have not released sales report for the month yet. If they do release, the post will be updated.
Also Read – March 2016 Two Wheeler Sales Report