Mahindra total sales (PVs + CVs + Exports) for the month October 2015 stood at 51,383 units. This when compared to sales registered in Oct 2014 (42,780 units), is an increase of 20%.
In the passenger car segment, Mahindra sold a total of 24,060 vehicles, which is an increase of 19% as against Oct 2014 sales (20,255 units).
In commercial vehicles, Mahindra sales stood at 18,756 units in Oct 2015, as against 14,345 units sold in Oct 2014; thereby increasing by 31%. Below is the detailed sales report of Mahindra for the month of October 2015.
Pravin Shah, President & Chief Executive (Automotive), M&M Ltd. said, “The advent of the festive season has provided the much needed fillip for the auto industry especially on the back of the new launches of most manufacturers which has received an encouraging response. With the drop in interest rates and the fuel prices remaining benign, we expect the industry to maintain a good growth momentum going forward. At Mahindra we are happy with our performance during October 2015, which has witnessed a positive growth of 20% backed by excellent response garnered from the recently launched TUV300 as well as other brands such as XUV500, Scorpio, Bolero and pickups. We are quite hopeful of this positive growth momentum continuing for the rest of the year.”
Ford India sold a total of 20,420 cars during Oct 2015. When compared to October 2014 (when the company sold 11,630 units), this was an increase of 57%.
Of the total sales, the company exported 10,412 units while 10,008 units were sold in the domestic market. While Ford sales in India grew by 49%, their exports more than doubled during the month as compared to October 2014.
“These are exciting times for Ford and our customers in India. With three new products – Figo Aspire, new Figo and new EcoSport — we have ensured that our customers have a cracker of a Diwali,” said Anurag Mehrotra, executive director, Marketing, Sales and Service at Ford India.
Speaking about Honda Cars India, they sold a total of 20,300 (including exports). This when compared to sales registered in the same month last year (13,599 units), they registered a growth of 67%.
In the domestic market, Honda Cars sold a total of 20,166 units. Their best selling car for the month was City – 7,022 units followed by Amaze – 6,971 units, Jazz – 4,496 units, Brio – 820 units, Mobilio – 770 units and CR-V – 87 units.
Speaking on the company’s sales performance, Mr Jnaneswar Sen, Sr. Vice President – Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd. said, “The festive demand has led to a strong growth for HCIL during October where-in we recorded our highest monthly sales of this fiscal year. We are thankful to our customers for their great response and support and hope to continue this momentum.”