November 24, 2020

Delhi sees over 23,000 car registrations in June, up from 8,455 a month in the past

NEW DELHI: In an indication of revival of financial actions in Delhi, over 23,000 autos have been registered within the metropolis in June, up from simply 8,455 a month in the past, Transport division officers mentioned right here on Sunday. Registration of automobiles and two-wheelers picked up after the restrictions as a result of coronavirus-triggered lockdown have been relaxed, they mentioned.

“The registration of autos picked up after ‘Unlock 1‘ was declared, and whole registrations have been 23,940 within the month,” mentioned a senior Delhi Transport division officer.

Official information exhibits the registrations in June included 18,741 two-wheelers(bikes and scooters) and 4,755 four-wheelers, he mentioned.

Seventy-four three-wheelers (each items and passenger autos) and 280 e-rickshaws have been additionally registered within the month, it acknowledged.

As compared, 6,711 two-wheelers, 1,650 automobiles, 72 e-rickshaws and 7 three-wheelers have been registered in Could, the figures confirmed.

The scenario remains to be removed from what it was once earlier than COVID-19. Again then, almost 40,000-45,000 autos have been registered in Delhi each month, the officers mentioned.

J S Nayol, president of the All India Automobile Sellers Affiliation, mentioned the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the enterprise and the scenario will take time to return to regular.

“Individuals are dealing with monetary hardships, so they’re going for used automobiles as a substitute of latest ones. We now have demanded the federal government to offer aid from GST in order that sale of latest automobiles additionally picks up,” he mentioned.

Many of the autos being purchased by the individuals are within the vary of Rs one lakh to Rs eight lakh. There’s not a lot demand in high-end automobiles upwards of Rs 10 lakh. The best demand is within the small automotive phase, he added.