Transporters say #NoTruckForMe to turn into ‘autonomous’, Auto Information, Automobilnews
New Delhi: The All India Transporters Welfare Affiliation (AITWA), a physique representing over 9 million street transport service suppliers of India has put out an advisory for its members to not purchase any new vehicles for all the monetary 12 months 2020-21.In a letter addressed to the members of the street transport fraternity, the transporters physique mentioned: “As our sector goes by way of monetary turmoil through the ongoing pandemic, we’re constrained to undertake measures to safeguard our companies and commerce generally.”
AITWA rued the dearth of stimulus and determined to turn into autonomous. “Until now there is no such thing as a stimulus from the Authorities of India to help our business. We must be self-reliant as recommended by our Prime Minister,” AITWA wrote within the letter.
AITWA has given an advisory to its members of the street transport sector is to consciously resolve to not buy any new vehicles atleast for full 12 months of 20-21. This may assist in using the vehicles that are already on the roads, principally owned by single truck house owners.
“We strongly really feel for our commerce to outlive, the recent provide of vehicles must be stalled. Except we assist ourselves, we cant count on anybody to assist us. Our mantra for self reliance shall be #NoTruckForMe,” AITWA mentioned.
“We’re certain every certainly one of us will comply with this and take needed steps to make sure we don’t get lured by offers from monetary establishments or business automobile producers as there’s nonetheless lot of uncertainty on motion selecting up too,” the physique mentioned.”There are over 90 lakh vehicles that are working throughout India. Most of them haven’t been used within the final roughly 2 months because of numerous causes. It is a direct loss for all of them,” the transport physique mentioned.
They’ve paid or must pay street tax, insurance coverage, allow charges and so forth for the entire 12 months however can have lesser months to function.
AITWA mentioned that it’s feared that after some sort of normalcy prevails, the surplus capability of all autos will turn into too excessive because of demand contraction of exports, manufacturing and commerce.
Such a name by the truck house owners can have implications for NBFCs, authorities revenues and OEM producers.