Total two-wheeler sales of 8.34 lakh for the quarter was almost in line with last year second quarter number of 8.42 lakh. Two-wheeler export sales grew by 7.8 per cent compared to Q2 of last year. Motorcycles registered a sale of 3.66 lakh units in the quarter ended September 2020 as against sale of 3.42 lakh units in the quarter ended September 2019.
"In the urban market, demands are back to the pre-Covid levels, while sentiment in rural markets are good. In both urban and rural markets, premium products are seeing good traction," said K N Radhakrishnan, Director and Chief Executive Officer.
"We are cautiously optimistic about the festival season," said Radhakrishnan, adding TVS will grow faster than the market in both domestic and export markets with the existing product portfolio and new products.
The CEO said THE GST reduction will aid the revival of the market and is hopeful to keep the margin momentum in the third quarter on the backdrop of products and cost management initiatives.
Meanwhile, the company has reinstated the salary cuts with effect from October 1 as the company sales are increasing.
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