Bajaj Auto Sales Fall For The First Time In Two Years In July
The Bajaj Pulsar 220 F motorcycles at the company’s Chakan plant near Pune. Bajaj Auto’s total motorcycle sales in July fell 3 percent to 3,22,210 units from 3,32,680 units in the year-ago period. (Photographer: Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg)

Bajaj Auto Sales Fall For The First Time In Two Years In July

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Bajaj Auto Ltd. on Thursday reported its first fall in total sales in two years.

Bajaj Auto’s sales, including two-wheelers and three-wheelers, fell 5 percent to 3,81,530 units in July. The company had sold 4,00,343 units in the same month a year ago.

Domestic sales stood at 2,05,470 units as against 2,37,511 units a year ago, down 13 percent, the Pune-based firm said in a statement.

Total motorcycle sales in July fell 3 percent to 3,22,210 units from 3,32,680 units in the year-ago period. Total commercial vehicle sales were at 59,320 units as against 67,663 units in the same month last year, down 12 percent.

Bajaj Auto’s total exports, however, were up 8 percent in July—1,76,060 units against 1,62,832 units in the corresponding month last year.

Bajaj Auto Sales In July: Key Highlights (YoY)

  • Domestic motorcycle sales fell 15 percent to 1.71 lakh units
  • Motorcycle exports rose 15 percent to 1.51 lakh units
  • Total motorcycle sales fell 3 percent 3.22 lakh units
  • Domestic commercial vehicles sales declined 4 percent to 34,492 units
  • Commercial vehicles’ exports fell 21 percent to 24,828 units
  • Total domestic sales declined 13 percent to 2.05 lakh units
  • Total exports rose 8 percent to 1.76 lakh units

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