In terms of growth, SMIPL saw its scooter sales grow by 17.16 per cent in April-September this financial year- the only scooter maker among top the top five manufacturers to post positive numbers. Hero MotoCorp, on the other hand, witnessed a decline of 36.23 per cent in the same period.
The total scooter market had declined by 16.94 per cent to 31,17,433 units in the first half of the ongoing fiscal as compared to 37,53,064 units a year ago, as per SIAM.
As for market leader HMSI, scooter sales stood at 17,32,579 units as compared to 21,82,860 units in the same period last fiscal, down 20.62 per cent. Second placed TVS Motor sold 5,98,617 units in the April-September period as against 6,44,981 units, a decline of 7.19 per cent.
India Yamaha Motor continued to be in the fifth spot with a sales of 1,57,483 units as compared to 1,98,385 units in the corresponding period last fiscal, a decline of 20.61 per cent, according to the SIAM data.