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Top Auto News Headlines 04 May 2021

Auto News Headlines

Here are todays auto headlines for your reference:

  • Ashok Leyland planning to shut their plants for 3 weeks in this month of May.
  • Motherson Sumi Mexican arm acquires Bombardier’s electrical wiring systems.
  • M&M planning to shut their plants amid surging COVID19 cases.
  • Is COVID19 is an opportunity for Indian electrical vehicles for domestic and export growth?
  • M&M looks to support Ssang Yong’s Electronic Vehicles business.
  • Volvo hikes car prices viewing raw material prices in an upward trajectory.
  • Sonalika tractors will vaccinate their employees.
  • Closure notice is received by Amara Raja batterie for two plants due to an increase in COVID19 cases from APPCB.
  • Barclays cuts FY22 India’s GDP growth forecast to 10% due to restrictions and partial lockdown in the country.
  • TSMC says can catch up with auto chip demand by the end of June: CBS
  • Intel CEO says chip shortage will persist for a couple of years.
  • How Tesla pivoted to avoid the global chip shortage that could last years.

Passenger Vehicles

  • Silk-FAW to build sports car plant in Italy’s ‘Motor Valley’.
  • Ford decides to cut productions at two German plants due to chip shortage.
  • Honda N7X SUV concept showcased, may arrive in India.
  • China puts Tesla under scrutiny: source

Two Wheelers

  • TVS Motor April 2021 sale: 238983 units.
  • Suzuki motorcycle India sells 77849 units in April 2021.
  • Bajaj Auto sells 134471 units in April 2021.
  • for more details see table:
No.2 Wheelers DomesticApr 2021Mar 2021Growth(%)
1Hero342614544340-37.06
2Honda240100395037-39.22
3TVS131386202155-35.01
4Bajaj126570181393-30.22
5Suzuki63879602226.07
6Enfield4878960173-18.92
Total9533381443320-33.95
Indian Auto Sales in Apr 2021
No.2 Wheeler ExportApr 2021Mar 2021Growth (%)
1Bajaj22160314874048.99
2TVS94807105282-9.95
3Honda4294516000168.41
4Hero2967132617-9.03
5Suzuki13970972043.72
6Enfield45095885-23.38
Total40750531824428.05
Indian Auto Sales in Apr 2021
Four Wheelers

Auto sales numbers have been release of April 2021 in India.

Some car makers have negative growth and others have positive too.

The restrictions and lockdown have impacted the sales of some companies.

The detailed sales numbers are tabulated as under:

No.Name of CompanyApr 2021Mar 2021Growth(%)
1Maruti135879146203-7.1
2Hyundai4900252600-6.8
3Tata25095245412.3
4Mahindra18285167009.5
5Kia1611119100-15.6
6Toyota962214997-35.8
7Honda9072710327.7
8MG25655528-53.6
Total365631286772-7

The auto sales numbers are released every month.

This brings an idea of growth and de-growth in auto industry.

The data of auto sales is very important to determine various factors which affects the industry.

As restriction and lockdown is on in the country, in turn the impact on auto industry is visible.

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