New Delhi, Dec 1: Automobile giant Tata Motors’ Thursday reported an increase of 44 percent in its domestic sales for November at 72,474 units from 50,419 units it sold in the like period of last year.
The company’s total sales including exports in the month under review rose by 41 percent at 76,823 units over November 2010.
The company’s exports in last month grew marginally by three percent at 4,349 units from 4,203 units shipped-out in November, 2010.
Segment-wise commercial vehicles sales in the domestic market grew by 28 percent at 44,737 units from 35,079 units sold in November last year.
‘Light commercial vehicle sales were 28,673 numbers… a growth of 41 percent compared to 20,376 vehicles sold in November, last year.’
‘Medium and heavy commercial vehicle’s sales stood at 16,064 numbers, a growth of 9 percent, compared to 14,703 vehicles sold in November, last year.’
Sales of Tata Motors’ passenger vehicles and distribution offtake of Fiat cars rose by 76 percent at 28,774 units from 16,363 nos.
The sales of Tata passenger vehicles in the month under review zoomed by 81 percent at 27,737 units over 15,340 units sold in November, 2010.
‘Sales of the Tata Nano were 6,401 numbers compared to 509 units sold in November, last year,’ the company said.
Sales of Indica range of cars jumped 91 percent at 10,926 units from 5,716 units, while sales of the other passenger car range Indigo grew marginally by three percent at 6,213 units.
The November sales of the company’s sports and utility vehicles range, which includes Sumo, Safari, Aria and Venture, were up 35 percent at 4,197 units.
The company further said that sales of its Jaguar Land Rover brand in India ‘continued their upward trend’.
The cumulative sales of the company, including exports, for the fiscal increased by nine percent at 544,492 units over 499,510 units sold last year.