he 2016-17 economic yr kicked off on a superb observe for automakers as maximum manufacturers suggested growing numbers for April, 2016. With the starting off on a nice note, car makers are optimistic that the yr will convey in volumes with a bunch of recent models covered up for launch.
1) Maruti Suzuki
India’s biggest automaker, Maruti Suzuki continues to lead the bandwagon in terms of growth with 1,17,0.5 devices bought in April this yr. The manufacturer clocked a 12 months-on-year hike of seven.06 in line with cent in sales. however, its access-level fashions the Alto and Wagon R witnessed a drop in numbers with cumulative sales of 31,906 instead of 35,403 devices bought final year, a drop of 9.nine according to cent. however, the mid-size hatchback and compact sedan section were increase drivers for the automaker with forty five,seven hundred devices driven out with a hike of eight in keeping with cent. The Ciaz additionally reported a hike of twenty-two.three consistent with cent in April 2016. The automaker did witness a thirteen.7 in step with cent drop in export volumes with 9524 gadgets shipped remaining month compared to the equal duration final yr.
2) Hyundai India
a distant 2d, Hyundai India projected a 12 months-on-year increase of 9.7 in keeping with cent closing month clocking 42,351 devices in home income. The automaker’s increase momentum was largely pushed by using fashions just like the Creta, Elite i20 and Grand i10 which have proven staggering overall performance in their respective segments. The automaker became especially pleased with the growth in spite of the challenging rural market. The agency but, saw exports drop by way of 6.5 per cent in April 2016 with 12,069 devices shipped out, rather than the 12,904 devices bought in April 2015.
3) Renault India
developing at lightning pace thanks to the first-rate achievement of the Kwid, Renault India said an overwhelming growth of 211 in line with cent for April this 12 months with 12,426 devices bought. The employer attributed its success to its entry-stage supplying that has no longer handiest found takers in metros, however in tier II and III towns as properly. The organization is now that specialize in growing its presence across the country, at the same time as more variants of the Kwid with the 1.0-litre motor and an AMT unit are scheduled for release later this 12 months and are expected to power the growth momentum further.
four) Ford India
struggling to build volumes with the new Figo and Figo Aspire twins, Ford India witnessed a positive April, 2016 with 6531 devices shipped out. The automaker noticed income develop by using 32.45 per cent yr-on-year, whilst exports grew to 9939 devices, a hike of 7 according to cent compared to the identical duration ultimate year.
5) Honda automobiles India
Honda motors India (HCIL) registered sales of 10,486 units, a drop of 17 in step with cent compared to the 12,636 units bought all through the equal month ultimate year. HCIL additionally exported a complete of 496 gadgets throughout April 2016. the japanese automaker’s famous sellers churned out fewer numbers with the Amaze retailing 2639 devices, Jazz promoting 869 devices, whereas the Mobilio managed a paltry 374 units. The town although endured to maintain its sturdy figures with 5973 devices shipped out. distinctly, Honda additionally mentioned that 576 devices of the but to be released BR-V were dispatched final month. those devices but, include demo automobiles, show vehicles and production equipped vehicles despatched to dealers on the way to be added to customers as soon as the compact SUV is officially released on may 5.