CV sales

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The auto in­dus­try pro­duced a to­tal of 19,575,255 ve­hi­cles in April-Oc­to­ber 2018 against 17,112,236 in April-Oc­to­ber’17, reg­is­ter­ing a growth of 14.39 per cent. The com­mer­cial ve­hi­cles seg­ment reg­is­tered a growth of 48.55 per cent in April-Oc­to­ber 2018 with 667,488 units pro­duced against the same pe­riod last year with 449,336 units. Out of the units sold, a to­tal of 574,463 CVs were sold, up by 35.68 per cent when com­pared to 423,393 units sold in April-Oc­to­ber’17. A to­tal of 266,665 M&HCVs were pro­duced, up by 64.68 per cent in com­par­i­son to 161,926 units pro­duced in April-Oc­to­ber’17. M&HCVs sold dur­ing April-Oc­to­ber’ 18 were 221,627 units, up by 42.80 per cent com­pared to 155,203 M&HCVs sold in April-Oc­to­ber’17. In April-Oc­to­ber’18, 400,823 LCVs were pro­duced, reg­is­ter­ing a growth of 39.46 per cent in com­par­i­son to 287,410 units sold in April-Oc­to­ber’ 17. April-Oc­to­ber ‘18 saw the sale of 352,836 LCVs against 268,190 units in April-Oc­to­ber’ 17, up 31.56 per cent. A to­tal of 423,762 three­wheel­ers were sold in April-Oc­to­ber’ 18 against 321,116 units sold in same pe­riod last year, reg­is­ter­ing 31.97per cent growth. In Oc­to­ber 2018, 87,147 CVs were sold against the sale of 69,816 units in Oc­to­ber 2017, up 24.82 per cent. In Oc­to­ber 2018, 30,832 M&HCVs were sold, up 17.76 per cent when com­pared to 26,181 units sold in Oc­to­ber 2017. In Oc­to­ber 2018, 56,315 LCVs were sold as against the sale of 43,635 units in Oc­to­ber 2017, up 29.06 per cent. In Oc­to­ber 2018, 69,483 three wheel­ers were sold against the sale of 61,568 units in Oc­to­ber 2017, up 12.86 per cent. The month of Oc­to­ber 2018 saw the pro­duc­tion of around 354 Quadri­cy­cles, up by 160.29 per cent against 136 Quadri­cy­cles pro­duced in Oc­to­ber last year. Around 75 units were sold this month. April-Oc­to­ber 2018 also saw 3,262 Quadri­cy­cles pro­duced against 1,092 units in April-Oc­to­ber’17 up by 198.72 per cent. This pe­riod wit­nessed a sale of 163 units.

Ex­ports

In April-Oc­to­ber 2018, over­all au­to­mo­bile ex­ports grew 24.10 per cent, cour­tesy 2,803,932 units as against the ex­port of 2,259,341 units April-Oc­to­ber 2017. In April-Oc­to­ber 2018, 60,317 CVs were ex­ported, up 26.58 per cent when com­pared to the ex­port of 47,650 units in April-Oc­to­ber 2017. M&HCVs ex­ports grew 29.80 per cent at 29,040 units com­pared to 22,373 units in April-Oc­to­ber 2017. In April-Oc­to­ber 2018, LCVs grew by 23.74 per cent with the ex­port of 31,277 units when com­pared to 25,277 units in April-Oc­to­ber 2017. A to­tal of 342,235 three wheel­ers were ex­ported in April-Oc­to­ber 2018 as com­pared to 209,971 units in April-Oc­to­ber 2017, up 62.99 per cent. In Oc­to­ber 2018, M&HCVs ex­ports were up by 11.47 per cent at 3,789 against the ex­port of 3,399 units in Oc­to­ber 2017. In Oc­to­ber 2018, 4,222 LCV units were ex­ported, down (-) 0.07 per cent when com­pared to 4,225 units in the same pe­riod last year. In Oc­to­ber 2018, 52,212 three wheel­ers were ex­ported, up 68.72 per cent as com­pared to 30,946 ex­ported in Oc­to­ber 2017. In Oc­to­ber 2018, 348 units of Quadri­cy­cles were ex­ported, show­ing an up­trend by 163.64 per­cent, com­pared to 132 units in Oc­to­ber’17.

Whereas a to­tal of 3,156 units of Quadri­cy­cles were ex­ported in April-Oc­to­ber’18 com­pared to 1,096 units in April-Oc­to­ber 2017, up by 187.96 per cent.

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