Wednesday, February 09, 2011

in India, Car Sales up 26% and Motorcycles up 17% in January, 2011

A report from SIAM, published in Times of India, February 9th, 2011


Domestic passenger car sales jumped by 26.28% to 1,84,332 units in January, 2011, from 1,45,971 units in the same month last year.

According to figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Wednesday, motorcycle sales in the country grew by 14.94% during the month to 7,47,818 units from 6,50,633 units in the same month last year.

Total two-wheeler sales in January increased by 17.55% to 9,80,752 units from 8,34,343 units in January, 2010.

Sales of commercial vehicles jumped by 12.58% to 60,753 units from 53,963 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

Total sales of vehicles across categories registered a growth of 18.69% to 13,22,979 units in January as against 11,14,692 units in the same month last year, it added.

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