Hyderabad: In what could bring cheer in Diwali season, four-wheelers’ sales have picked up in the state between April and October this year despite the pandemic and the extended lockdown. Registrations have shown a steady growth from just 3-4 four-wheelers in April to 18,156 units in October.
These sales figures are much better than the vehicle registrations in the corresponding months of 2019-20 financial year.
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