NEW DELHI (Xinhua) : India's passenger vehicle sales rose 26.45 percent in September from a year earlier, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) said Friday.
According to the industrial body, 272,027 units were sold in September, compared to 2,15,124 units in the same month of 2019.
The SIAM data showed a year-on-year growth of 28.92 percent in the sales of passenger cars in September, while the growth was 24.50 percent for the sales of utility vehicles, and 10.64 percent for vans.
Meanwhile, the data showed the September sales of three-wheelers was down by 71.91 percent year-on-year, and that of two-wheelers was up by 11.64 percent.
"Total exports of passenger vehicles and three-wheelers witnessed a decrease of 35.89 percent and 5.35 percent respectively in September this year, as compared to September last year," SIAM said.
"The total exports of two-wheelers grew by 9.17 per cent in September this year, as compared to September last year," it said.