Kathmandu, Nov. 22 -- Festive season schemes and new launches led automobile dealers to see healthy sales for October and November. After recording zero sales during the four months of lockdown, March-end to July, sales finally started to pick up in the festive season that began in October, dealers said.

Amid pandemic, domestic automobile dealers said they are happy with the better-then-expected sales.

Krishna Dulal, president of Nepal Automobiles Dealers Association, said that overall sales declined 25 percent this festive season as compared to last year's festive sales. "But despite that, it was indeed a good sales record given the difficult situation," he said.

Auto sales were largely impacted due to the slowdown in the economy. A g...