2022 sees sale of 6L new vehicles in Delhi, 32% jump since last year

NEW DELHI: The yr 2022 observed the sale of about six lakh new motor vehicles in the national money, registering an improve of 32% in comparison to 2021.
Although a overall of 6,05,905 autos ended up registered in Delhi between January 1 and December 30 this yr with an normal each day sale of 1,665, the 12 months 2021 noticed a total of 4,59,231 non-public, passenger and cargo cars rolling out on the town streets.
Due to a thrust by the Delhi government that released a devoted EV policy in August 2020 and strengthened its general public charging system, the town witnessed a sale of 61,150 electrical automobiles, which constituted 10.1% of the complete automobile sale this year. In 2021, 25,816 EVs had been registered in Delhi, which was 5.6% of the complete motor vehicles registered in that yr. The car or truck sale in the recent calendar 12 months was much increased than previously two decades, but it unsuccessful to touch the pre-pandemic mark of 6,41,413 registered in 2019.
Officials, on the other hand, stated that the yr 2018 was the finest year in terms of car income with 7,26,830 new vehicles rolling out in the metropolis involving January 1 and December 31 with an common daily amount of 1,991. Whilst the two-wheeler sale in 2022 went up by a staggering 34% vis-à-vis 2021, the number of cars registered this yr improved by 25% in comparison to the former year.
Not only private, professional cars also witnessed a massive progress in gross sales in 2022 in comparison to very last year. While 43,452 business ‘transport’ motor vehicles were being registered in Delhi last yr, the variety swelled to 61,139 this 12 months, registering an boost of more than 40% in the sale concerning January 1 and December 30. The professional transportation cars involve buses, cabs, goods carriers, e-rickshaws, 3-wheelers, ambulances and fireplace tenders among many others.
The optimum range of autos were being sold in Oct, which is thought of as an auspicious thirty day period, with 76,228 new sets of wheels hitting the road in Delhi. The number came down to 62,512 in November, the second most effective month in phrases of profits of cars in 2022. However, the sale of autos arrived down considerably in December, with just 39,846 personal and commercial motor vehicles registered by the transport department of the Delhi federal government.
“Fewer men and women like to acquire personal automobiles in December as they think that their vehicles or two-wheelers would be thought of a year old within a span of just one month. December has often been the worst month in phrases of registration of new vehicles,” mentioned a Delhi govt official.
In 2021, the thirty day period of November experienced recorded the major spike in auto sales, during the festive period.
Even though the charge of development of CNG (industrial) and CNG/Petrol (non-public automobiles) remained on a par with the total quantity of vehicles bought in the metropolis, Delhiites seem to have caught the fancy of petrol hybrid vehicles this 12 months. In comparison to 2021, when 6,328 petrol/hybrid autos registered in Delhi, there was an improve of 105% in product sales with 12,980 these types of cars purchased by the citizens of the metropolis.
The dip in vehicle revenue in the past two yrs had also affected revenue era for the Delhi governing administration. But thanks to the superior quantity of autos marketed in Delhi this 12 months, the government managed to gather Rs 2,476 crore in 2022 in comparison to Rs 1,778 crore in 2021 and Rs 1,304 crore in 2020. In 2019, the authorities had collected 1,770 crore from the transport sector. The volume consists of not just the motor automobile tax, which is the major ingredient, but also from numerous kinds of price, like registration and transfer of vehicles, health and fitness and permit price from commercial classification of autos, rate towards issuance of driving licence amongst other people.