Hero Motocorp’s sales were nearly flat in June 2016 with the company registering a meagre Year-On-Year growth of 1.3% at 5,49,533 units as against 5,42,362 units in last June. The company still leads the market by a huge margin and is expecting to have a strong show during the festive season.
Honda 2 Wheelers
It was yet another month of strong growth rate for the Japanese automaker which has cemented its second position in India long back and is now in the consolidation phase. Honda clocked 4,27,384 units last month compared to 3,48,808 units in June 2015, a growth of 22.52%.
Sales in the domestic market stood at 4,08,141 units which is a 23% growth. At 1,42,702 units, sales of motorcycles improved by 27% compared to the same month last year. Scooter sales last month stood at 265,439 units, a growth of 21%.
Bajaj registered sales of 2,73,298 units in June 2016 (including exports). This when compared to sales registered in June 2015 (2,87,582 units), is a 5% decline. Domestic motorcycle sales stood at 1,68,625 units for June 2016 as against 1,54,596 units during the same month last year, increasing by 9%. Exports during June 2016 declined by 21% to 1,04,673 units as against 1,32,986 units in June 2015. YTD cumulative motorcyle sales have declined marginally, from 8,75,235 units to 8,72,540 units.
TVS too posted a sizeable sales growth last month. The Hosur-based brand sold 247,085 units (both two and three wheelers) last month as against 222,017 units in the same month last year. The growth rate stands at 11%. Domestic two wheeler sales grew by 16.4% to 206,784 units.
Scooters brought in 10.4% growth with 67,539 units while motorcycles clocked 95,465 units at a rate of 7.6%.
It was an excellent month for Yamaha in India as it posted a growth of 31% in domestic sales (including Nepal). The company sold 67,203 units last month as against 51,432 units in previous June.
New scooter variants and increased focus on Tier-II and Tier-II regions have been proving to be very useful for the brand.
Royal Enfield has been the fastest growing two wheeler brand in India and it kept up its momentum in June as well. The retro classic motorcycle maker registered an impressive growth of 34% in domestic sales with 49,060 units as against June 2015’s 36,597 units.
Exports grew by 112% to 1,622 units. Overall sales grew by 36% to 50,682 units.
Two Wheeler variant-wise sales – June 2016
Top 25 Two Wheeler sales – June 2016
Two wheeler companies sales report – June 2016
via Autocar Pro