Growth ta­pers

Commercial Vehicle - - WHAT'S INSIDE -

The In­dian auto in­dus­try pro­duced 16,646,445 ve­hi­cles in April-Septem­ber 2018, up 13.32 per cent com­pared to 14,690,347 ve­hi­cles pro­duced in April-Septem­ber 2017. The in­dus­try pro­duced a to­tal of 29,44,510 ve­hi­cles in­clud­ing pas­sen­ger ve­hi­cles, com­mer­cial ve­hi­cles, three wheel­ers, twowheel­ers and quadri­cy­cles in Septem­ber 2018, up 7.97 per cent when com­pared to pro­duc­tion of 27,27,188 ve­hi­cles in Septem­ber 2017. In Septem­ber 2018, 101,669 com­mer­cial ve­hi­cles were pro­duced, up 40.78 per cent, when com­pared to the pro­duc­tion of 72,217 units in Septem­ber 2017. A to­tal of 95,867 CVs were sold, up 24.14 per cent, com­pared to 77,227 units sold in Septem­ber 2017. 44,042 M&HCVs were pro­duced, up 54.62 per cent com­pared to 28,484 M&HCVs pro­duced in Septem­ber 2017. 39,208 M&HCVs were sold, up 25.97 per cent com­pared to 31,125 units sold in Septem­ber 2017. 57,627 LCVs were pro­duced, up 31.77 per cent when com­pared to 43,733 LCVs pro­duced in Septem­ber 2017. 56,659 LCVs were sold, up 22.90 per cent com­pared to 46,102 LCVs sold in Septem­ber 2017. 118,456 three-wheel­ers were pro­duced, up 27 per cent in com­par­i­son to 93,271 three-wheel­ers pro­duced in Septem­ber 2017. The in­dus­try sold 69,066 three-wheel­ers, up 11.65 per cent com­pared to 61,860 units sold in April 2017. 408 quadri­cy­cles were pro­duced com­pared to 192 units pro­duced the same pe­riod last year. 21 quadri­cy­cles were sold in the do­mes­tic mar­ket com­pared to a zero base in Septem­ber 2017.

Ex­ports

In April-Septem­ber 2018, the auto in­dus­try ex­ported 24,18,368 ve­hi­cles, up 24.34 per cent com­pared to 19,44,944 ve­hi­cles ex­ported in the same pe­riod last year. 10,021 com­mer­cial ve­hi­cles were ex­ported in Septem­ber 2018 com­pared to 8,852 units ex­ported in the same pe­riod last year, and reg­is­ter­ing a growth of 13.21 per cent. Out of the to­tal ex­ported com­mer­cial ve­hi­cles, 4,853 M&HCVs were ex­ported, up 27.54 per cent com­pared to 3,805 units ex­ported in Septem­ber 2017. 5,168 LCVs were ex­ported, up 2.40 per cent com­pared to 5,047 ve­hi­cles ex­ported in the same pe­riod last year. 48,733 three-wheel­ers were ex­ported, up 39.11 per cent com­pared to 35,031 units ex­ported in the same pe­riod last year. In April-Septem­ber 2018, 2,908 quadri­cy­cles were pro­duced, up 204.18 per cent com­pared to 956 units ex­ported in the same pe­riod last year. It reg­is­tered a growth of 128.13 per cent with 438 units ex­ported in Septem­ber 2018 com­pared to 192 units in Septem­ber 2017.

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