The automobile enterprise needs to take a look at its personal shortcomings earlier than soliciting for stimulus from the authorities, stated Rajiv Bajaj, coping with director of Bajaj Auto.
“Most of the automobile slowdown in the industry’s own making,” he said, in an interview with CNBC-TV18 on Thursday.
Bajaj said that the Indian car products are mediocre in comparison to global-magnificence products and that the world wishes to invite itself if it is completed enough to grow to be globally aggressive.
“Lot of those organizations are not capable of export due to the fact frankly, via international-magnificence requirements, their products are mediocre. Obviously, I don’t want to call them however while you make the whole thing… whilst you’ll make scooters, and bikes and automobiles and jeeps and SUVs and vans and buses and the whole thing underneath the Sun, you are manifestly not going to be global-class at whatever,” he stated.
Talking about the two-wheeler section, he stated the retails sales within the space declined 5-7 percent. This drop, consistent with him, can not be referred to as a disaster.
“In terms of motor-cycle, I become searching at those numbers the day past, year on year, the decline in retail income is simplest around five-7 percent… If that may be referred to as a disaster then what is it we imply via the normal up and down cycle of a business?” he asked.
The Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) on Monday released the July 2019 vehicle registration facts, which confirmed that on a yr-on-year (YoY) basis, the overall sales declined 6 percent.
Two-wheeler sales dipped by means of five percent, passenger cars (PV) through 11 percent and industrial cars (CV) with the aid of 14 percentage, confirmed the records.
Bajaj, but, mentioned that it is a hard time for the arena and said that the authorities must now not make it worse by using raising registration charges.
Further, Bajaj said that the focal point turned into on now making sure that retail sales are as suitable as wholesales. “We will use the festive season to absolutely correct inventory at the dealership degree,” he added.