Tata Motors 4% sales decline with 75,773 vehicles sold in sees September 2012

Total passenger vehicle sales in domestic markets of Tata Motors stood at 21,652 units in the month of September 2012. This was down 17.73% from…

Total passenger vehicle sales in domestic markets of Tata Motors stood at 21,652 units in the month of September 2012. This was down 17.73% from 26,319 units in the same month in the previous year. Total vehicle sales too were down 3.82% to 75,773 units in September while the company sold 78,783 units in the same month in 2011.

Sales of Tata Nano held more promise for the company as sales during September stood at 5,491 units as compared to 2,936 units in September 2011 resulting in a whopping 87.02% increase. Indica sales were down 22.82% in September 2011 and that of Indigo too were down 52.44% in the same month. Sales of Tata Motors SUV segment comprising of Sumo, Safari and Aria too were down 14.86% as they stood at 4,519 units in September 2012, as compared to 5,308 units in September 2011.

Where commercial vehicle sales were concerned the company sold 48,680 units as compared to 46,247 units in September 2011 which resulted in a 5.26% increase in sales. Tata Motors’ exports too suffered a setback in the month of September 2012 which saw a decrease by 12.48% to 5,441 units as against 6,217 units in September 2012. The new Tata Safari Storme launch is expected this month.

India auto news release: Tata Motors September sales at 75,773 nos.

Tata Motors’ total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in September 2012 were 75,773 vehicles, lower by 4%, over September 2011. The company’s domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for September 2012 were 70,332 nos., lower by 3%, over 72,566 nos., sold in September last year.

Cumulative sales (including exports) for the company for the fiscal are 409,898 nos., higher by 3%, over 399,661 nos., sold last year.

Commercial Vehicles

The company’s sales of commercial vehicles in September 2012 in the domestic market were 48,680 nos., a 5% growth, compared to 46,247 vehicles, sold in September last year. LCV sales were 33,393 nos., a growth of 19%, compared to 28,092 vehicles sold in September last year. M&HCV sales stood at 15,287 nos., lower by 16%, compared to 18,155 vehicles sold in September last year.

Cumulative sales of commercial vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal are 251,507 nos., a growth of 3% over last year. Cumulative LCV sales are 173,810 nos., a growth of 18% over last year, while M&HCV sales stood at 77,697 nos., lower by 19%, over last year.

Passenger Vehicles

Sales of passenger vehicles for September 2012 are at 21,652 nos., lower by 18%, over 26,319 nos., sold in September last year. Sales of the Tata Nano were 5,491 nos., higher by 87%, compared to 2,936 nos., sold in September last year. The Indica range sales were 7,936 nos., lower by 23%, over 10,282 nos., sold in September last year. The Indigo range recorded sales of 3,706 nos., lower by 52%, over 7,793 nos., sold in September last year. The Sumo/ Safari/ Aria/ Venture range sales were 4,519 nos., lower by 15%, over 5,308 nos., sold in September last year.

Cumulative sales of passenger vehicles were 130,642 nos., higher by 4%, compared to 125,448 nos., sold till September last year. Cumulative sales of the Nano are at 39,623 nos., higher by 35%, over 29,377 nos., sold till September last year. Cumulative sales of the Indica range are at 42,091 nos., higher by 2%, over last year. Cumulative sales of the Indigo family are 23,875 nos., lower by 26%, over last year. Cumulative sales of the Sumo/Safari/ Aria/ Venture range are 25,053 nos., higher by 11%, over last year.

Exports

The company’s sales from exports at 5,441 vehicles in September 2012 are lower by 12%, compared to 6,217 vehicles, in September last year. The cumulative sales from exports for the fiscal are 27,749 nos., lower by 11%, over 31,078 nos., sold in the same period last year.