TVS Motor Company has announced its sales results for October 2020 and the company sold 394,724 units (domestic+exports) last month, witnessing a hike of 22 per cent as against 323,368 units sold in October 2019. The hike in volumes shows a strong recovery for the manufacturer as the auto sector recovers from the effects of the pandemic. The increase is also higher compared to last year, given the slowdown in the market at the time due to a low buying sentiment. The festive period has immensely contributed to the growth spurt in volumes.
With respect to two-wheeler sales, TVS sold 382,121 units in October 2020, a growth of 24 per cent as opposed to 308,161 units sold during the same period last year. Domestic sales for two-wheeler grew by 19 per cent with 301,380 units sold last month, against 252,684 units sold in October 2019.
Motorcycle sales witnessed a strong hike witnessing a 38 per cent growth with 173,263 units sold in October 2020. In comparison, TVS had sold 125,660 motorcycles during the same month last year. Scooter sales, on the other hand, grew by five per cent at 127,138 units, as opposed to 121,437 units in October last year.
TVS Motor Company also recorded a 33 per cent hike in export volumes with 92,520 units shipped in October this year, as against 69,339 units in October 2019. Two-wheeler exports grew by 46 per cent at 80,741 units last month, over 55,477 units shipped in October 2019. Lastly, three-wheeler sales stood at 12,603 units for TVS in October 2020, witnessing a decline of 17 per cent with 15,207 units sold during the same month last year.