Hero MotoCorp sales in September 2016 were their highest ever monthly sales. Sales registered stood at 6,74,961 units as against 6,06,744 units sold in September 2015. Reporting a growth of 11%, the company’s new Splendor iSmart 110 has had a positive influence on total sales while the company looks ahead to the festive season bringing in even better rewards. Taking into account the period April to September 2016, Hero MotoCorp sales stood at 35,68,887 units up from 34,07,652 units sold in the same period of the previous year.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has surged past previous sales records with over 5 lakh units sold during September 2016. Total sales in September stood at 5,39,662 units up from 4,11,635 units sold in September 2015, equating to a 31% increase in sales. This is the first time that Honda automatic scooter sales also crossed the 3.5 lakh unit mark with 3,55,655 units sold while total motorcycle sales in September stood at 1,84,007 units. Exports of the company increased from 19,089 units in September 2015 to 29,349 units in the past month.
TVS Motors, the flagship company of the USD 7 billion TVS Group has seen its September 2016 sales increase 26%. Total sales stood at 2.93 lakh units as against 2.32 lakh units sold in September 2015. Total two wheeler sales increased 30.1% to 2.87 lakhs up from 2.21 lakhs sold in the year ago period while domestic two wheeler sales surged 33.6% from 1.90 lakhs sold in September 2015 to 2.54 lakhs sold in the past month.
Taking only motorcycle sales into account, the company reported a 35.9% increase in sales to the extent of 1.22 lakh units in September 2016, up from 90,393 units sold in September 2015. Scooter sales increased 12.7% to 84,850 units from 75,307 units during the same period. Exports however dipped 8.5% to 38,164 units in September 2016 from 41,435 units in September 2015.
Sales of Bajaj Auto Limited surged 23% in September 2016. The company sold 2.30 lakh units in September 2016 as compared to 1.87 lakh units in the same month of the previous year Even as domestic sales increased, exports dipped by 29% to 1.01 lakh units in September 2016 as compared to 1.42 lakh units exported in September 2015.
Yamaha Motors has announced a 33% increase in sales in September 2016. The company sold a total of 1,01,153 units during the past month out of which 89,423 accounted for domestic sales while 11,730 units were exported. This was against 67,267 units sold in domestic market in September 2015.
Royal Enfield sales in September 2016 stood at 57,842 units. This includes domestic sales of 56,958 units and exports of 884 units. The company had sold 44,491 units in September 2015 resulting in growth of 30%. Taking the period April to September 2016 into account, the company sold 3,14,424 units as against 2,34,224 units in the same period in 2015.
Note – We will update the post once Mahindra and Suzuki reveal their sales figure.