Tata Motors 12% sales increase in August 2012: 67,453 units sold in India

Tata Motors 12% sales increase in August 2012: 67,453 units sold in India

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Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile manufacturers have recorded a 12% increase in sales during the month of August 2012. Sales stood at 71,826 units during the month. Taking into consideration sales of both commercial and passenger vehicles, sales stood at 67,453 units as compared to 59,874 units in August 2011. Commercial vehicle sales stood at 45,142 units in August 2012 as against 43,045 units in August 2011 – an increase of 5%.

Passenger vehicle sales were up 33% and stood at 22,311 units in August 2012 as compared to 16,829 units in August 2011. Sales of the company smallest and cheapest car Tata Nano were even more spectacular during August 2011. The company recorded a five-fold increase in Tata Nano sales with sales touching 6,507 during August 2012 as compared to only 1,202 units in August 2011.

Sales of all Tata models such as, Sumo, Safari, Aria and Venture saw a drastic increase in August 2012. Sales reached the 3,629 figure, up 38% as compared to only 3,321 units in August 2011. However sales of Tata Indigo were down 29% during the current year with only 3,629 units sold as against 5,100 units sold in August 2011. Exports of Tata Motors increased 4% and stood at 4,373 units as compared to 4,204 units in August 2011.

India auto news release: Tata Motors August sales up 12%

Tata Motors’ total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in August 2012 were 71,826 vehicles, higher by 12%, over August 2011. The company’s domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for August 2012 were 67,453 nos., higher by 13%, over 59,874 nos., sold in August last year.

Cumulative sales (including exports) for the company for the fiscal are 334,125 nos., higher by 4%, over 320,878 nos., sold last year.

Commercial Vehicles

The company’s sales of commercial vehicles in August 2012 in the domestic market were 45,142 nos., a 5% growth, compared to 43,045 vehicles, sold in August last year. LCV sales were 30,461 nos., a growth of 16%, compared to 26,344 vehicles sold in August, last year. M&HCV sales stood at 14,681 nos., lower by 12%, compared to 16,701 vehicles sold in August, last year.

Cumulative sales of commercial vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal are 202,827 nos., a growth of 3% over last year. Cumulative LCV sales are 140,417 nos., a growth of 18% over last year, while M&HCV sales stood at 62,410 nos., lower by 20%, over last year.

Passenger Vehicles

Sales of passenger vehicles for August 2012 are at 22,311 nos., higher by 33%, over 16,829 nos., sold in August last year. Sales of the Tata Nano were 6,507 nos., higher by 441%, compared to 1,202 nos., sold in August, last year. The Indica range sales were 7,591 nos., higher by 5%, over 7,206 nos., sold in August, last year. The Indigo range recorded sales of 3,629 nos., lower by 29%, over 5,100 nos., sold in August, last year. The Sumo/ Safari/ Aria/ Venture range sales were 4,584 nos., higher by 38%, over 3,321 nos., sold in August 2011.

Cumulative sales of passenger vehicles were 108,990 nos., higher by 10%, compared to 99,129 nos., sold till August last year. Cumulative sales of the Nano is at 34,132 nos., higher by 29%, over 26,441 nos., sold till August last year. Cumulative sales of the Indica range is at 34,155 nos., higher by 10%, over last year. Cumulative sales of the Indigo family are 20,169 nos., lower by 17%, over last year. Cumulative sales of the Sumo/Safari/ Aria/ Venture range are 20,534 nos., higher by 19%, over last year.

Jaguar Land Rover sales in India continued their upward trend.

Exports

The company’s sales from exports at 4,373 vehicles in August 2012 are higher by 4%, compared to 4,204 vehicles, in August last year. The cumulative sales from exports for the fiscal are 22,308 nos., lower by 10%, over 24,861 nos., sold in the same period last year.

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