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Understanding the slowdown in the world’s largest two-wheeler market
Sales of two-wheelers in India have been on the decline for the last seven months. September isn’t looking good either.
Some dealers, who are sitting on old stock of 2017-18, may have to liquidate it at throwaway prices. A leading motorcycle dealer said the current level of discounting in two wheelers has probably never been witnessed in the last 20 years.