January 2017 Two-wheeler Sales – Snapshot

Snapshot:

  • Two-wheeler brands under pressure and the industry de-grew by 7% YoY in Jan’17.
  • The biggest gainer was Piaggio. Aprilia SR150 has been accepted well and fueling the growth for the Italian OEM.
  • Luxury Bike Manufacturers reeling badly due to ‘Demon’itization. Harley & Kawasaki saw double digit degrowth.
  • However, Scooters saw a tough time in Jan’17. The segment saw sales falling down by 15%!

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Like cars; we have done segment-wise OEM ranking.

Top selling Motorcycle OEMs of Jan’17 –

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Top selling Scooter OEMs of Jan’17 –

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Top selling Moped OEMs of Jan’17  (only 1 OEM selling Mopeds!) –

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Indian 2 Wheeler Sales Figures – Dec 2016

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OEM-wise sales data (Source: AutocarPro)

Model-wise Sales Statistics:

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Top 25 Two Wheelers for Dec 2016 –

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Snapshot:

  • Mahindra 2 Wheelers degrew by 85.62%!!! Lesser said the better for this Indian OEM. Need fast-track progress in bringing new products from Mahindra (inspiration from BSA & Java motorcycles will help).
  • Honda is literally surviving on Activa’s performance. While Activa stood on top of the table; it was the only offering from Honda in Top 10 selling Two-wheelers!
  • Almost 42% of the TVS’s sales is contributed from Moped sales! XL Super has no immediate competition and has grown significantly in number over the years.
  • In the Top 5 selling models – 2 from Hero, 2 from TVS and only 1 from Honda!
  • Dominar dispatches have started from Dec’16 – 185 bikes offtake done in the first month.
  • Triumph has more offerings (products) in India when compared to Hero Moto Corp! While even with 20 models on sale; Triumph managed to sell only 84 units.
  • Aprilia SR150 on the sprint of reviving Piaggio’s fate in Indian soil. The product has been accepted well and has definitely shown promise.
  • Royal Enfield seems shielded from all kinds of adverse market scenarios – even Demonitization couldn’t shake the steller performance of this growing two wheeler manufacturer.

Indian 2 Wheeler Sales Figures – Nov 2016

Nov’16 was nothing but disastrous for the 2-wheeler Industry. ‘Demon’itization impact on the business was catastrophic and the Big 2 (Hero & Honda) degrew respectively.

PS: Mahindra 2 Wheelers witnessed a massive 90% degrowth. The company is currently clueless on what steps to be taken to revive sales. Though the acquisition of BSA & Jawa motorcycles has raised a lot of expectation from the Indian OEM; it will be an extremely time consuming process. We’ll have to wait and see how the Mahindra dealers will survive the tide ahead.

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OEM-wise sales data

Model-wise Sales Statistics:

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Top 25 Two Wheelers for Nov 2016 –

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2 TVS offerings in the Top 5 stable! Indeed a good time for the Chennai based Two Wheeler manufacturer.

State-wise 2 Wheeler Sales Statistics – India

Similar to Region-wise sales data which was published previously for cars (link); find here the 2 wheeler sales data. Much to our surprise; we saw significant variance in the state statistics of 2 wheeler sales when compared to cars.

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  • The 2 wheeler Industry had a double digit growth of 10% in the first half of the Financial Year 2016-17. 2 wheeler sales is poised to cross 1 crore units this FY!
  • West emerged as the Top Zone and contributed to over 30% of the national sales volume. It also grew by 30% in the second quarter.
  • South was close and lost out to West in the second quarter. Tamil Nadu emerged to be the biggest market in South Zone.
  • North saw a dip in overall volumes in Q2 and stood 3rd in overall Zone-wise ranking.

A look at %Contribution to the State’s numbers and Country’s volume –

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Take a look at the Rank of these states basis H1 sales statistics (4wh sales rank also mentioned for comparison) –

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Indian 2 Wheeler Sales Figures – Sep 2016

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Source: AutocarPro

Model-wise Sales Statistics:

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Top 25 Two Wheelers for Sep 2016 –

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SNAPSHOT:

  • Hero Moto Corp reported its highest-ever monthly sales for September 2016! The company sold 674,961 units last month, up by 11 percent YoY (September 2015: 606,744). Its previous highest was recorded in October 2015, when it had reported total sales of 639,802 units.
  • Honda also reported its best-ever performance for September 2016 🙂 Breaching the 500,000 unit mark for the first time in its history of Indian operations, Honda’s monthly sales skyrocketed to 569,011 units (including exports) in September 2016.
  • Yamaha recorded highest-ever sales milestone in the history of its operations in the country for the month of September 2016. The company, which has been consistently growing month-on-month on the back of surging demand for its scooter models, has breached one-lakh unit mark in September including its domestic as well as export sales for the first time.