The total sales of trucks for the month of July 2013 stood at 47,161 units. This registered a 15% decrease as in comparison with the July 2012 where 55,611 trucks were sold. The M&HCV sales were down by 23% in July 2013 at 14,572 units as against 18,833 units in July 2012. The sales for LCV segment stood at 32,589 in July 2013 which fall by 11% as in comparison with July 2012 where 36,778 units were sold.

The contribution of M&HCV segment has grown to 69% for July 2013 truck sales as opposed to 66% in July 2012. The M&HCV share for July 2013 was 31% which has come down from 34% during the July 2012.

M&HCV Truck Segment

  • The Indian truck market leaders Tata Motors had their sales in M&HCV segment got reduced their July 2013 sales by 24% as against July 2012.
  • Second placed Ashok Leyland sales are down by 21%, while Eicher saw a decline by 15%.
  • AMW’s performance is a worry in this segment as they sold a mere 325 units at 41% reduction for July 2013 as against July 2012.
  • Mahindra Trucks and Bus Ltd. managed to sell 165 units in July 2013 as against 256 units in July 2012 which is a 20% decline.
  • SML Isuzu sales declined heavily at 55% in July 2013 at 115 units in comparison with July 2012 where sales units stood at 256. Volvo had sold 84 trucks in July 2013.

Tata’s market share in M&HCV segment stay flat at 58% for July 2013 when compared with July 2012. Both Ashok Leyland and Eicher gained 1 point each in July 2013 and now poses 25 and 13 percentage respectively.

LCV Truck Segment 

  • The Tata Motors LCV sales are down by 15% at 17,646 units in July 2013 as against 20,728 units in July 2012.
  • M&M sales decline by 6% for July 2013 at 11,055 units as against 11,721 units July 2012.
  • Eicher registered positive growth of 5% at 409 units in July 2013 against July 2012 at 391 units.

Market leaders Tata Motors market share in LCV segment stood at 54% in July 2013 which has come down from 56% during July 2012. M&M has gained a few points from their share during July of 2012 and stay with 34% in July 2013.

Source : ACG, SIAM


Balasaheb Chaudhari

Dear Mr. Arun, Thanks a lot for the comprehensive details. I would kindly request you to add the Bharat Benz market share & sales volume in the analysis.

Best Regards,

August 17, 2013 - 9:20 am Reply

Sumit Aggarwal

Hi Arun,
The report is a good insight of industry’s current growth scenario. But I have query to get it more clear. Would you please tell me categorized load capacity for LCV and M&HCV of your report?

Thanks & Regards,
Sumit Aggarwal

August 17, 2013 - 9:20 am Reply

    Arun Aravindan

    Hi Sumit ,

    LCV – upto 7.5t
    M&HCV- 7.51 and above.


    August 17, 2013 - 9:20 am Reply

Vikash Ratan

Very Good Input ,our Automotive sites mainly captures Passenger Vehicle more than Commercial vehicles . Finally you are ice breaker .
Can we have a comparison in one sheet for less than 3.5 tons for both Passenger Car & LCV .

Vikash Ratan

August 17, 2013 - 9:20 am Reply

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