The regular rise in
The CNG car gross sales prior to now three months jumped up by 375 per cent whereas sale of electrical automobiles has elevated by round 30 per cent, which signifies motorists now favor CNG and electrical automobiles to these run on petrol.
In Mumbai, petrol costs are simply wanting touching the three-digit mark of Rs 100 a litre for the primary time ever. Equally, diesel costs within the metropolis are additionally fairly near the all-time excessive of Rs 90.
The sale of automobiles run on petrol, nonetheless, has seen a pointy decline in February as in comparison with the earlier two months.
In keeping with the statistics obtained from the
Equally, 1,102 electrical automobiles had been registered in December 2020, and in February the determine rose to 1,429.
The sale of petrol automobiles, then again, has fallen from 2,10,715 in December to 1,49,820 in February, a decline of practically 29 per cent.
The sale of CNG-cum-petrol automobiles has additionally elevated from 6,415 in December 2020 to 7,412 in February.
“Although the numbers present a decline within the sale of petrol automobiles final month (February), the explanation can’t be attributed on to the hike in petrol costs. It’s a pattern that’s seen earlier than the top of the monetary yr. Nevertheless, the sharp rise within the gross sales of CNG and electrical automobiles undoubtedly reveals that motorists have began preferring the CNG and electrical automobiles. The variety of peopale choosing CNG and electrical automobiles is more likely to additional enhance since petrol costs are rising steadily,” stated an official.
Kirit Shah, who runs a automobile showroom in Dadar, stated, “Mumbaikars had already stopped shopping for vehicles because of the concern of parking and visitors chaos. And now because the gasoline costs are rising quickly, the sale of petrol and diesel automobiles will begin happening and the individuals would favor CNG or electrical automobiles.”
Shailesh Chandra, president, passenger car enterprise unit at
Whole gross sales
The general sale of automobiles had been lowering over the previous two years. Registration of latest automobiles fell by 5.52 per cent in 2019 as in comparison with 2018. In 2020, the registrations got here down by 23.68 per cent. Nevertheless, the gross sales began rising once more in January, and inside two months over 33 lakh automobiles had been registered within the state.