The Automobile Indian Market

  • After the small car segment (which accounts for 60% of the domestic passenger vehicle market), the mid-size vehicles segment is the second largest by volume (accounts for 15% of the overall volume).
  • Car exports reported a healthy growth of 14% in 2011-12 of which sedans remained the second-largest category.
  • The cumulative production for April-June 2012 registered a growth of 7.65% over April-June 2011, manufacturing 1,700,675 vehicles in June 2012.
  • While Passenger vehicle segment grew at 9.71% during April-June 2012, overall commercial vehicle segment registered an expansion of 6.06% year-on-year (y-o-y).
  • Two Wheelers sales registered a growth of 10.51% during April-June 2012 wherein Mopeds, Motorcycles and Scooters grew by 6.60%, 6.79% and 29.14%, respectively.
  • Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) is the market leader with 49.31% of the share, followed by Toyota Kirloskar Motor India Pvt with 20.08%, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) with 16.7% and Tata Motors with 7.87% of the pie (at the end of May 2012).