SIAM – Auto Industry Registers Lower But High Growth


The overall production data for April-June 2010 shows production growth of 33.27 percent over same period last year with industry producing 4,091,485 vehicles.

Domestic Sales

Passenger Vehicles segment in April-June 2010 grew at 32.70 percent over same period last year. Passenger Cars grew by 33.43 percent, Utility Vehicles grew by 25.36 percent and Multi Purpose Vehicles grew by 39.19 percent in April-June 2010 over same period last year.

The overall domestic sale of Commercial Vehicles segment registered growth at 54.72 percent in April-June 2010 as compared to the same period last year. Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCVs) registered growth at 83.12 percent and Light Commercial Vehicles grew at 35.68 percent.

During April-June 2010, Three Wheelers sales recorded a growth rate of 15.17 percent. While Passenger Carriers grew by 16.53 percent and Goods Carriers grew at 9.98 percent in this period.

Two Wheelers registered a growth rate of 27.60 percent in April-June 2010. Scooters, Mopeds and Motorcycles grew by 48.18 percent, 24.39 percent and 24.13 percent respectively.


In April-June 2010, overall automobile exports registered a growth rate of 59.30 percent.

Passenger Vehicles, Two Wheelers, Commercial Vehicles and Three Wheelers segments grew by 11.20 percent, 67.50 percent, 103.37 percent and 150.33 respectively in April-June 2010 over April-June 2009.

SIAM – Comparative Production, Domestic Sales and Exports Data for April – June 2010