June 30, 2023
The total value of the vehicles amounted to US$ 108 billion
The commercial vehicle segment produced one million vehicles, generating a value of INR 1.7 trillion
In terms of value, the two-wheeler segment in India amounted to INR 1.8 trillion, comprising 21% of the total value
The Indian automobile industry employed approximately 1.9 crore people during the period under review
The Indian automobile industry manufactured 2.7 crore vehicles across various segments and types in FY23, amounting to a total value of around US$ 108 billion, according to a report by management consulting services firm Primus Partners.
The passenger vehicle segment contributed significantly, accounting for 57% of the total value at INR 5 trillion. Within the segment, the mid-size and full-size SUV sub-segments contributed to over half of the total value. The compact sub-segment also played a significant role, accounting for 25% of the value. Luxury vehicles within the segment contributed INR 63,000 crore, making up 13% of the segment’s value.
In terms of volume, the commercial vehicle segment produced one million vehicles, encompassing small 4-wheel carriers with less than 2-ton capacity, large tractor-trailers, and speciality vehicles like tippers. This segment generated a value of INR 1.7 trillion, representing 4% of the total volume and 19% of the total value.
The Indian automobile industry is undergoing unprecedented changes, with multiple factors reshaping the landscape. These factors included the shift toward electrification and green power, increased utilization of electronic components, autonomous advancements such as self-driven cars, and the rise of shared vehicle rentals and cab services.
In terms of electrification, the two-wheeler and three-wheeler segments saw significant progress in India, the report said.