India new cars sales rose 5% in September scoring the 11th year-on-year growth in a string with two new models, the Hyundai Creta and the Ford Aspire landed immediately on the shoulders of top selling models.
India Car figures rose in double-digit in July fueled by a solid economic growth albeit raising political trouble for the ambitious government reform agenda. Honda outpaced Mahindra keeping the third step of the podium.
India Vehicles Market up a shy 5% in first half 2015 with June sales just +0.5%. Strong sales from Mercedes, Toyota and Honda with Maruti market share over 45 percent.
India Vehicle Sales Summary March 2015 confirms the growth of Mercedes that after two years took back the leadership among premium brands overtaking Audi, while BMW is struggling.
In January the Car Market in India rose 6% despite macro-economic data, led by a strong Maruti that advanced the 45% of market share. Tata is recovering fueled by new Zest & Bolt.
Indian Car Scene was positive in November fueled by excise benefit extension and the month reported a 7% sales increase. Honda boomed new City sales jumping in third place while Datsun Go is diving into the list of flops.
Weak October sales break India Automotive honeymoon with the new government and the year is projected to end almost flat from the previous, keeping the horizontal profile started in the 2011. Honda was still on a fast track.
Indian Auto Market kept momentum in September thanks to a fast economy recovery and almost positive consumer’s sentiment. Honda and Nissan have been again the fastest growing brand, while the Hyundai i20 advanced in 5th place.
IHonda sales whopped 88% in resurging August Indian vehicle market. Following the renewed mood generated in the market by the new government announce of radical revolution inside the automotive legislations, August Indian car sales boomed 16%..
India Vehicle Sales boomed in June corroborated by duties cut and announcement for vehicles price increased for many brands announced for July. Honda kept momentum booming sales 75% and surging in third place, best place ever.
Indian automotive industry recovers confidence as May domestic car market rebound scoring a 5% sales increase that has broken a seventeen months declining series. All the eyes are on the new Modi’s government acts towards the sector.
April 2014 Indian Car Sales figures & Analysis is presenting a hopeless picture reporting the seventeen year-on-year decrease in a row with sales in line with expectations, down 6.8% from correspondent month last year, with outlook negative.
The launch of new Datsun Go was the event of the year in March in India, where the car market posted another losing month despite strong final fiscal year rebates.
In February the Indian car market was down again posting the 15th year on year loss in a row. Future perspectives keep worsening as also commercial vehicles market started declining and economic scenario does not report improvement, while a political battle started for next elections.
December 2013 Indian car market was down again ending the whole year below the previous, first time since 2002. Honda was voted the Brand of the Year, followed by Maruti and Renault. Model of the Year was the Renault Duster, ahead of Amaze and Dzire.
November 2013 confirmed the negative momentum for Indian car market, a former “emerging” and now clearly “declining” market. Following over one year of decline, India has lost one position in Global car markets ranking, outpaced by UK. See forecast inside.
October 2013 was the ten declining month out of last eleven finally moving local car manufacturers association (SIAM) to reduce the market growth estimates. Although it is becoming a single product seller, Honda improved sales by 36% to Amaze success.
September 2013 Indian car market was again negative, losing 3.5% from last year, hit by vehicles price increased and high interest rates. Year to date sales were down 7.9%. Ford hit the all-time sales record thanks to Ecosport, the new SUV, locally produced.