At around 1.05 PM, Nifty Auto was trading at 10,608.90 down 60.55 points or 0.57%, after touching a low of 10,559.20 and high of 10,664.95 during intraday trade.
After a bearish start due to weak global cues, BSE Sensex was trading at 52,417.20 down 84.78 points or 0.16% and Nifty50 at 15,738.55 down 29.00 points or 0.18%.
Ashok Leyland was the biggest laggard at Rs123.40 per piece followed by Motherson Sumi which dropped 1.5% at Rs241.70 per piece. Maruti also dragged by tumbling 1.5% at Rs7,008.40 per piece. Hero MotoCorp contracted by 1.4% at Rs2,934.85 per piece.
Bosch, TVS Motor and Exide India slipped around 1% each. Meanwhile, Bajaj Auto, Tata Motors and Amara Raja Batteries also traded in the red.
Balkrishna Industries gained over1.5% at Rs2,279.00 per piece emerging as the top gainer. MRF, Bharat Forge, Eicher Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra also traded in the green.