2 Wheeler Sales Report May 2021: Covid 19’s Second Wave Takes A Toll!

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2 Wheeler Sales Report May 2021
2 Wheeler Sales Report May 2021

Amid the second Covid wave lockdowns in multiple cities, almost all the industry have taken a severe hit in sales. The automobile industry is no exception in this. With cars taking a massive loss 2-wheeler sales report for May shows the same trends.

Two-Wheeler Sales Report May 2021
Two-Wheeler Sales Report May 2021

Hero MotorCorp

If you remember last year, the entire country was in lockdown, resulting in massive losses to all companies. This year is comparatively better except for scooters as they sold 2,306 units more last year.

May-21 May-20 Difference Growth(%) Share(%)
Motorcycles 1,78,706 1,06,038 72,668 68.53 97.63
Scooters 4,338 6,644 -2,306 -34.71 2.37
Domestic 1,59,561 1,08,848 50,713 46.59 87.17
Exports 23,483 3,834 19,649 512.49 12.83
Total 1,83,044 1,12,682 70,362 62.44 100.0

The yearly data shows similar trends as most 4 wheelers did with more sales this year than the last.  An even growth around all aspects except scooters.

May-21 April-21 Difference Growth(%) Share(%)
Motorcycles 1,78,706 3,39,329 -1,60,623 -47.34 91.15
Scooters 4,338 32,956 -28,618 -86.84 8.85
Domestic 1,59,561 3,42,614 -1,83,053 -53.43 92.03
Exports 23,483 29,671 -6,188 -20.86 7.97
Total  1,83,044 3,72,285 -1,89,241 -50.83 100.0

In a month difference, the domestic sales have taken a major hit compared to exports which are also in the red. The numbers of scooters sold tumbled hard as well.

Hero MotoCorp stated that May-21 to April-21 sales are not comparable due to the second wave of covid and May sales won’t be comparable to coming months as well.

Honda

Similar trends as every other automotive company Honda has also suffered in both domestic sales and exports.

May-21 May-20 Difference Growth(%
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Share(%)
Domestic 38,763 54,000 -15,237 -28.22 66.64
Exports 19,405 820 18,585 2266.46 33.36
Total 58,168 54,820 3,348 6.11 100.0

Honda lost domestic sales this year meanwhile gaining a massive increase in exports a whopping 2266.46% gain.

Just like Hero’s sale comparing May-21 to April-21 will not give significant insight into the trend as what happened last month is not a normal occurrence.

May-21 April-21 Difference Growth(%
)
Share(%)
Domestic 38,763 2,40,100 -2,01,337 -83,86 84.83
Exports 19,405 42,945 -23,540 -54.81 15.17
Total  58,168 2,83,045 -2,24877 -79.45 100.0

Red across unit sold in both domestic and exports as has been expected due to the circumstances. A couple of months with low numbers will come as no surprise but with some states relaxing lockdowns should help get the numbers up.

TVS

TVS suffered losses in the domestic sector meanwhile exporting more in the month of may compared to both May-20 and April-21 which comes as a pleasant surprise.

May-21 May-20 Difference Growth(%) Share(%)
Domestic 52.084 41,067 11,017 26.83 33.73
Exports 1,02,332 94,807 7,525 7.94 66.27
Total 1,54,416 1,35,874 18,542 13.6 100.0

Nothing out of the ordinary in the yearly sales report as it shows positive gains across all the numbers.

May – 21 April -21 Growth
Domestic 52,084 1,31,386 -60.36
Export 1,02,332 94,807 7.94
Total 1,54,416 2,26,193 -31.73

Bajaj

Just like other companies mentioned above Bajaj has also sold more units compared to last year

May-21 May-20 Growth(%)
Domestic 60,342 39,286 53.60
Export 1,80,212 73,512 145.15
Total 2,40,554 1,12,798 113

Nothing out of the ordinary in the year over year and with the monthly trend it’s similar to others with red across all the numbers.

May-21 April-21 Growth(%)
Domestic 60,342 1,26,570 -52.33
Exports 1,80,212 2,21,603 -18.68
Total 2,40,554 3,48,173 -30.90

Bajaj has exported the most number units in the past month taking 56.31% share in the market.

This concludes the 2-wheeler sales report for the month of May. The condition is expected to improve in the coming months as the virus recedes and the lockdowns are removed.

Source: Rushlane

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