Tata Motors India sales report February 2012

Tata Motors has a strong presence in India. Despite several foreign auto makers coming to India, Tata Motors have held their own. February sales for passenger and commercial vehicles this year have been reported at 92,119 units, exports included. In the same month of 2011, the sales reported were 86, 704 units.

A 19% increase in sales of vehicles for the month of February throws light on the fact that Tata Motor’s aggressive sales and marketing strategies are paying off. There has been a 26% increase in sale of commercial vehicles in the domestic market with 51,872 units being sold in February this year as compared to 41,130 vehicles sold in February last year.

LCV sales showed a 38% increase with 32,540 units being sold this year in February. In comparison, February sales for last year revealed sales of 23, 498 LCV units. With an excellent start to the year, Tata Motors are upbeat and hoping sales will get better in the days to come.

Press Release

Tata Motors February sales at 92,119 nos.

Mumbai, March 01, 2012: Tata Motors’ total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in February 2012 were 92,119 vehicles, higher by 19% over February 2011. The company’s domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for February 2012 were 86,704 nos., higher by 19% over 73,039 nos., sold in February last year.

Cumulative sales (including exports) for the company for the fiscal are 806,354 nos., a growth of 12% over 719,976 nos., sold last year.

Commercial Vehicles

The company’s sales of commercial vehicles in February 2012 in the domestic market were 51,872 nos., a 26% growth, compared to 41,130 vehicles, sold in February last year. LCV sales were 32,540 nos., a growth of 38%, compared to 23,498 vehicles sold in February, last year. M&HCV sales stood at 19,332 nos., a growth of 10%, compared to 17,632 vehicles sold in February, last year.

Cumulative sales of commercial vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal are 471,917 nos., a growth of 19% over last year. Cumulative LCV sales are 286,880 nos., a growth of 26% over last year, while M&HCV sales stood at 185,037 nos., a growth of 10% over last year.

Passenger Vehicles

The passenger vehicles business reported a total sale and distribution offtake of 36,536 nos. (34,832 Tata + 1,704 Fiat) in the domestic market in February 2012, higher by 8%, compared to 33,751 nos. (31,909 Tata + 1,842 Fiat) in February last year. Sales of Tata passenger vehicles for February 2012 are at 34,832 nos., a growth of 9% over 31,909 nos., sold in February last year. Sales of the Tata Nano were 9,217 nos., higher by 12%, compared to 8,262 nos., sold in February, last year. The Indica range sales were 10,424 nos., higher by 4%, over 10,044 nos., sold in February, last year. The Indigo range recorded sales of 8,595 nos., lower by 4%, over 8,966 nos., sold in February, last year. The Sumo/ Safari/ Aria/ Venture range accounted for sales of 6,596 nos., a growth of 42%, over 4,637 nos., sold in February, last year.

Jaguar Land Rover sales in India continued their upward trend.

Cumulative sales and distribution offtake of passenger vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal are 291,406 nos. (276,726 Tata + 14,680 Fiat), against 290,037 nos. (270836 Tata + 19,201 Fiat) last year. Cumulative sales of Tata passenger vehicles were 276,726 nos., compared to 270,836 nos., till February last year. Cumulative sales of the Nano are 64,052 nos., higher by 4%, compared to 61,725 nos., till February last year. Cumulative sales of the Indica range are 94,286 nos., higher by 4%, compared to 90,914 nos., till February last year. Cumulative sales of the Indigo family are 69,438 nos., lower by 14%, compared to 80,722 nos., till February last year. Cumulative sales of the Sumo/Safari/ Aria/ Venture range are 48,950 nos., higher by 31%, compared to 37,475 nos., till February last year.

Exports

The company’s sales from exports at 5,415 vehicles in February 2012 are higher by 20% compared to 4,504 vehicles in February last year. The cumulative sales from exports for the fiscal at 57,711 nos. are higher by 11% over 52,112 nos., in the same period last year.