Sales of passenger vehicles drop 18 pct in June; car sales decrease 25 pcs: SIAM

New Delhi, July 10 () Sales of domestic passenger vehicles (PV) decreased by 17.54% to 2.25,732 units in June from 2.73,748 units in the same period of the previous year.

Domestic car sales fell 24.97 percent to 1.39,628 units from 1.83,885 units in June 2018, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Wednesday.

Motorcycle sales last month fell 9.57% to 10.84 million units from the previous year's 11.99.332 units.

Total sales of two-wheelers in June decreased by 11.69 percent to 16.49,477 units compared to 18.67,884 units in the same month of the previous year.

Sales of commercial vehicles decreased 12.27 percent to 70,771 units in June compared to 80,670 units in the same period last year, SIAM said.

Vehicle sales in all categories registered a decline of 12.34 percent to 19.97,952 units from 22.79,186 units in June 2018, he added.

In fact, all vehicle categories experienced a decrease in sales during the month.

In the April-June period, sales of photovoltaic energy decreased by 18.42% to 7.12,620 units compared to 8,73,490 units in the same period of the previous year. Vehicle sales in all categories decreased 12.35 percent to 60.85,406 units in the period from April to June, compared with 69.42,742 units in the same period last year. MSS ANS ANS

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