India’s passenger vehicle retail sales see steepest fall

21 October, 2019 12:00 AM printer

NEW DELHI: India’s passenger vehicle retails sales in September declined 20.1 percent to 157,972 units against the same period last year, the steepest fall on record, according to data released by India’s Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) Friday.

Passenger vehicle sales stood at 197,653 units in September 2018, according to FADA, reports Xinhua.

Retail sales of two wheelers also decreased 12 percent year-on-year to 1,098,271 units as compared to 1,248,998 units in the year-ago period.

Commercial vehicle sales declined by 18.5 percent year-on-year to 63,518 units against 77,980 units in September last year.