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Lockdown crushes Motown: Sales of top auto makers decline 64% in March

Auto sales decline by 64% as manufacturers shut down to prevent spread of coronavirus

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Lockdown | Auto sales | Coronavirus

Arindam Majumder  |  New Delhi 



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A nationwide to prevent the spread of has brought an already struggling auto industry to its knees. The country’s automobile sales are down by an average 64 per cent as all manufacturing plants have been shut since the announced on March 24.

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First Published: Wed, April 01 2020. 20:01 IST

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