India’s December Motor Vehicle Production Details

Following is the table for India’s December motor vehicle production from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers or SIAM in New Delhi.

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                              Dec.      Nov.      Oct.     Sept.      Aug.
                              2011      2011      2011      2011      2011
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                        --------------Percent Change From Year Ago------------
Total production             10.9%     28.3%     -1.8%     20.0%     12.7%
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Passenger vehicles           -0.1%     16.1%    -24.6%     -5.8%     -4.9%
 Passenger cars              -1.8%     15.6%    -28.1%     -9.4%     -9.3%
 Utility vehicles            22.1%     41.6%     -0.9%     14.8%      8.4%
 Multi-purpose Vehicles     -14.2%     -8.3%    -18.6%      5.9%     23.2%
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Total commercial vehicle     10.9%     37.0%     25.3%     19.5%     28.8%
Medium & heavy vehicles      -3.6%     20.8%     41.1%     -1.2%     18.1%
 Buses                       -8.3%    -24.0%    -18.7%    -23.9%     -9.6%
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                              Dec.      Nov.      Oct.     Sept.      Aug.
                              2011      2011      2011      2011      2011
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                        --------------Percent Change From Year Ago------------
 Medium & heavy trucks       -2.7%     29.4%     56.3%      3.9%     24.5%
Light commercial vehicle     22.2%     50.4%     16.2%     39.3%     37.6%
 Buses                        4.7%     22.9%     16.2%     20.9%     36.3%
 Light trucks                23.7%     53.1%     16.2%     41.6%     37.8%
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2-wheel vehicles             14.1%     31.1%      1.4%     26.6%     15.9%
 Scooters                    19.7%     42.6%      8.9%     55.6%     28.4%
 Motorcycles                 13.9%     29.2%      0.7%     23.1%     14.3%
 Mopeds                       0.8%     22.2%    -10.3%      4.3%      3.4%
 Electric Two Wheelers         n/a       n/a       n/a       n/a       n/a
3-wheel vehicles             -2.5%     19.0%      5.9%     10.7%      8.8%
 Passenger carriers          -1.3%     19.7%      6.3%     10.9%      8.3%
 Goods carriers             -10.2%     13.5%      3.5%      9.7%     13.1%
                        --------------Unadjusted Production Level-------------
Total production         1,674,229 1,804,223 1,594,780 1,790,267 1,682,193
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                              Dec.      Nov.      Oct.     Sept.      Aug.
                              2011      2011      2011      2011      2011
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                        -------Unadjusted Production Level by Category--------
Passenger vehicles         243,710   268,014   198,031   240,984   234,093
 Passenger cars            195,887   219,566   156,090   191,327   182,402
 Utility vehicles           32,369    31,104    26,420    30,460    28,368
 Multi-purpose Vehicles     15,454    17,344    15,521    19,197    23,323
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Total commercial vehicle    81,188    82,010    65,546    77,736    76,438
Medium & heavy vehicles     31,137    32,834    27,208    31,400    31,592
 Buses                       4,602     3,307     3,181     4,488     4,538
 Medium & heavy trucks      26,535    29,527    24,027    26,912    27,054
Light commercial vehicle    50,051    49,176    38,338    46,336    44,846
 Buses                       3,407     3,513     3,206     4,395     4,662
 Light trucks               46,644    45,663    35,132    41,941    40,184
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2-wheel vehicles         1,281,327 1,377,082 1,253,757 1,392,776 1,294,410
 Scooters                  233,488   250,219   210,839   238,368   222,438
 Motorcycles               982,319 1,059,594   987,968 1,091,589 1,009,830
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                              Dec.      Nov.      Oct.     Sept.      Aug.
                              2011      2011      2011      2011      2011
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                        -------Unadjusted Production Level by Category--------
 Mopeds                     65,520    67,269    54,950    62,819    62,142
 Electric Two Wheelers           0         0         0         0         0
3-wheel vehicles            68,004    77,117    77,446    78,771    77,252
 Passenger carriers         59,569    68,056    67,921    70,117    68,419
 Goods carriers              8,435     9,061     9,525     8,654     8,833
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SOURCE: Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers.

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