In September 2022, Indian automakers have recorded a 91 per cent increase in sales, according to FADA Chairman Vinkesh Gulati, the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations. In September 2022, Maruti, Hyundai, Tata, Mahindra and Mahindra, and several others, a total of 3,54, 956 passenger vehicles were dispatched as opposed to 1,85, 908 units in September 2021, a number that was not reported by car makers such as Maruti, Hyundai, Tata, Mahindra and Mahindra.
India's largest carmaker Maruti, which sold the maximum number of passenger vehicles, reported a 135 per cent growth in sales in September 2022 over the previous year. In September 2021, the company sent 1,48, 380 units from its factory to dealerships, as opposed to 63,111 units in September 2021.
In September 2022, Maruti Suzuki India also reported an over two-fold increase in vehicle production at 1,77, 468 units. In the same month last year, the company produced 81,278 units. In a regulatory filing, Maruti Suzuki also revealed that the shortage of electronic components had a minor impact on the production of vehicles during the month. In September 2022, Mahindra sold 34,508 units over 13,134 units over 13,134 units in the same month, which was the biggest year-on-year growth of 163 per cent. With almost twofold growth, Mahindra has also emerged as the top player in the domestic SUV market.
In September, Mahindra recorded its highest ever monthly wholesales of 64,486 vehicles, a two-fold jump from the year-ago period. It now holds fourth place among domestic carmakers in terms of dispatches to dealers.
Hyundai sold 49,700 units in September 2022, up 50 per cent over last year, making it the country's second-largest carmaker. In September 2021, the company sold 33,087 units. The SUV Creta continues to dominate the mid SUV space, with an increase of 36 per cent in bookings for September over the last year.
Tata Motors sold 47,654 passenger vehicles in September 2022, up 85 per cent over the last year, up 85 per cent more than last year, which is currently India's third largest passenger vehicle maker and top player among electric cars. In September 2021, the Tata group sold 25,730 cars.
Shailesh Chandra, the Managing Director of Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles, said the company had its highest monthly sales last month, led by record sales of Nexon and Punch.
In September 2022, South Korean company Kia saw 79 per cent growth in sales and sold 25,857 units. In the same month last year, the company sold 14,441 cars.
In September 2022 MG Motor India delivered 3,808 units as opposed to 3,241 in September 2021. In September 2022, Toyota Kirloskar's domestic sales of 15,387 units was up 66 per cent compared to 9,284 units in the same period last year.
In September 2022, Skoda Auto recorded a 17 per cent growth and sold 3,543 units in September 2021, against 3,027. In September of this year, Honda delivered a growth of 29 per cent per cent and sent 8,714 vehicles. In September 2021, it sold 6,765 cars.
French automobile manufacturer Renault dispatched 7,623 cars last month, compared to 7,326 in September last year.