Auto Sector Update - Second Wave Of Covid-19 Hits Hard: Motilal Oswal
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Auto Sector Update - Second Wave Of Covid-19 Hits Hard: Motilal Oswal

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Motilal Oswal Report

Regional lockdowns (in nine states) and the uncertainties due to the second wave of Covid-19 has led to a slowdown in the demand momentum in April 2021.

Passenger vehicles are better off on the back of a strong order book.

Supply-chain constraints are leading to lower inventories for passenger vehicles and tractors, leaving scope to replenish inventory in coming months.

Wholesales are expected to decline month-on-month due to the impact of Covid-19.

Our interaction with leading industry channel partners reflects caution.

Two-wheeler demand has been slowing, with inventory of 30-60 days at the dealers’ end, especially since the key marriage season and mini festive season were impacted due to Covid-19.

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