Overall domestic passenger vehicle sales dips 1.36 percent, according to SIAM

3 months ago | 10-01-2017 | ANI

New Delhi, Jan. 10: The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Tuesday released the data for the sales in auto industry and highlighted the decline of 1.36 percent in the overall domestic passenger vehicle sales compared to last year.

Domestic car sales were down 8.14 per cent at 1,58,617 units last month as against 1,72,671 units in December 2015, according to data released by SIAM.

Major setback is witnessed in motorcycle sector as the industry saw sales dipped 22.5 percent to 5,61,690 units last month, from 7,24,795 units a year earlier.

Total two-wheeler sales in December tanked by 22.04 per cent to 9,10,235 units compared with 11,67,621 units in the year-ago month.

Vehicle sales across categories registered a decline of 18.66 percent at 12,21,929 units, from 15,02,314 units in December 2015.