Tata Motors sales jump 18% in July
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Last Updated: Tuesday, August 04, 2009, 17:11
New Delhi: Automaker Tata Motors today reported a jump of 17.98 per cent in sales during July at 48,054 units compared with 40,729 units the comparable month last year.

The homegrown firm's passenger vehicle sales in the domestic market grew by 17.33 per cent at 17,191 units in July against 14,652 units in the same month last year, the company said in a statement.

However, the company's exports in July plummeted by 33.58 per cent at 2,455 units compared with 3,696 units in the same month last year, it added.

Among individual cars, Tata Motors sold 2,475 units of its small car Nano since its launch on July 17 while Indica reported sales of 8,563 units, up 14 per cent over July 2008, Tata Motors said.

Indigo family, however, recorded sales of 3,499 units, a fall of 22 per cent over the same month last year. Sales of Sumo and Safari was flat at 2,638 units.

In the commercial vehicles segment, sales in July in the domestic market stood at 28,408 units, or up 26.93 per cent compared with 22,381 units in the same month last year.

Light commercial vehicle during the month saw an increase of 44 per cent over the last year at 17,750 units while sales of medium and heavy commercial vehicle stood at 10,658 units, up 6 per cent compared with July, 2008.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, August 04, 2009, 17:11

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