According to a report, the country’s IT capital Bengaluru saw the highest sales of electric vehicles. Delhi and Mumbai stood second and third in demand for electric cars. Talking about Tier-2 i.e. small cities, these include the most demanding cities of South India as well as cities like Indore, Kozhikode, Surat, Madurai.
These electric cars have the highest demand
Due to the festive season, people are flocking to the showrooms of vehicles. In such a situation, along with petrol vehicles, electric vehicles are also benefiting from it. Talking about electric cars, Tata Nexon EV is in high demand, followed by Tata Tigor EV, MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona EV.
Apart from electric cars, the demand for other cars has also seen a good growth. The demand for fuel-powered passenger cars has registered a growth of 39 per cent this festive season. Maruti, Hyundai, Tata, Mahindra, Kia and Toyota are among the top car sellers during the festival.
According to the report, the demand for fuel-powered cars remained stagnant in big cities during festivals, but the demand for cars in smaller cities grew by 73 per cent. Among the smaller cities, Lucknow, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Patna and Coimbatore have the highest demand for cars among customers.
Record sales of vehicles have been registered in Navratri this year. A total of 5,39,227 units of vehicles have been sold in India between September 26 and October 5, 2022, according to Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA). These sales are 57 percent higher than the 3,42,459 vehicles sold in September last year.
FADA said that in the year 2019, the total vehicle sales during Navratri was 4,66,128 units which reached 5.39 lakh units, breaking the old record this year. FADA said that the automobile market is now back on track after three years after recovering from the effects of the Corona epidemic. Retail sales of two wheelers during this year’s Navratri stood at 3,69,020 units as against 2,42,213 units during the festive period last year, showing a growth of 52.35 per cent. On the other hand, sales of passenger vehicles (cars) stood at 1,10,521 units as against 64,850 units last year, a growth of 70.43 percent.
The three wheeler category has also witnessed growth. This year Navratri saw sales of 19,809 units of three wheelers as compared to 9,203 units last year. Tractor sales this Navratri grew by 57.66 per cent to 17,440 units as against only 11,062 units in last year’s Navratri.