Passenger automobile wholesales within the nation declined by 19 laptop in November because the semiconductor scarcity continued to influence automobile manufacturing and subsequent deliveries to seller companions, auto business physique SIAM stated on Friday.
The passenger automobile (PV) dispatches final month stood at 2,15,626 models, down 19 per cent from 2,64,898 models in November 2020.
Similarly, whole two-wheeler gross sales declined sharply by 34 per cent to 10,50,616 models final month from 16,00,379 models within the year-ago interval.
Total three-wheeler dispatches stood at 22,471 models, down 7 per cent from 24,071 models in November 2020. Total vehicle gross sales throughout classes drooped to 12,88,759 models final month in comparison with 18,89,348 models within the year-ago interval.
“Industry continues to face headwinds due to global semi-conductor shortage. In the festive season, industry was hoping to make up for the lost ground, but the sales in the month of November 2021, were the lowest in seven years for passenger vehicles, the lowest in 11 years for two-wheelers and the lowest in 19 years for three-wheelers,” Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) Director General Rajesh Menon stated in a press release.
Amidst the rising risk of Omicron, the brand new Covid variant, business is pro-actively making certain worker security and monitoring any provide chain hiccups, he added.