A view of the traffic during morning rush hour in Bangalore, India. (Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

Passenger Vehicle Sales Rise 7.5% In April; Car Sales Up 4.89%

India’s domestic passenger vehicle sales rose 7.5 percent year-on-year to 2,98,504 units in April.

Domestic car sales rose 4.89 percent to 2,00,183 units as against 1,90,854 units same period last year, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

  • Motorcycle sales last month rose 19.38 percent year-on-year to 12,29,526 units.
  • Total two-wheeler sales in April rose 16.92 percent to 19,58,241 units.
  • Sales of commercial vehicles were up 75.95 percent to 72,993 units
  • Vehicle sales across categories registered a rise of 17.44 percent to 23,79,718 units

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