Talk about discipline. The Indian government’s massive lockdown plan has been so successful in India that not one–as in zero–of its 1.3 billion population bought a single vehicle in the country for the entire month of April.
According to Business Today, this is the first time that the India’s “US$120-billion automobile industry registered an unprecedented zero sales in the domestic market in the month of April”.
And while there were a number of exports and tractor sales that were registered during the lockdown — such as Mahindra, which exported around 56 units of tractors and sold 4,716 units last April, these figures are not included in the scope of the lockdown because tractors are considered an essential component needed in “agricultural activity.”
According to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) car makers has been losing an average revenue loss of Rs 2,300