Tata Motors total sales up 6% in October
New Delhi: Tata Motors Thursday reported 6 percent increase in its total vehicle sales to 71,771 units in October this year.
The company's domestic sales of 'Tata' branded commercial and passenger vehicles for October 2012 were at 68,145 units, up 6.74 percent, over 63,837 units in October last year, the company said in a statement.
Total passenger vehicle sales in the domestic market stood at 21,119 units in October, down 15.94 percent from 25,124 units in the same month last year.
Sales of the company's Nano small car stood at 4,004 units during the month compared to 3,868 units in the year-ago period, up 3.51 percent.
The 'Indica' range reported sales of 6,692 units as against 10,812 units in the year-ago period, down 38.1 percent, Tata Motors said.
The 'Indigo' family recorded sales of 5,748 units, down 8 percent from 6,268 units in the same month last year, it added.
Sales of the 'Sumo', 'Safari' and 'Aria' were up 12 percent to 4,675 units compared to 4,176 units in the year-ago month.
In the commercial vehicles segment, the company sold 47,026 units in the domestic market during the month under review compared to 38,713 units in the corresponding period last year, up 21 percent.
Light commercial vehicle sales during the month amounted to 34,905 units, up 59 percent over 21,890 units in the same month last year. Medium and heavy commercial vehicle sales stood at 12,121 units, down 28 percent from 16,823 units in October 2011.
The company's exports were down 13 percent to 3,626 units last month from 4,171 units in October last year, it added.