The Chennai based 2 & 3 wheeler manufacturer ended 2016 on a very happy note as it was granted an Indian patent for automatic hybrid transmission (AHT) system for two-wheelers.

The invention is related to a system involving a combination of a fixed speed transmission mechanism (FSTM) and a continuously variable transmission mechanism (CVTM).

TVS Motors reported sales of 184,901 units in December, 2016 against 202,021 units during the same time last year.

  • Two Wheeler sales stood at 179,508 units against 194,001 units
  • Domestic two-wheeler sales at 153,413 units against 168,160 units
  • Motorcycles registered sales of 58,189 units against 71,435 units
  • Scooters registered sales of 55,536 units against 65,025 units
  • Two-wheeler sales stood at 5,393 units against 8,020 units
  • Exports were almost 2,000 units to 30,694 units
  • Two-wheeler exports stood at 26,095 units against 25,841 units

Note: Sales numbers presented here are manufacturer reported sales numbers i.e. factory dispatches to dealerships. They are NOT retail sales figures to end customers.

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