1 September, 2012
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.
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.
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.
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.
About Tata Motors
Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of Rs. 1,65,654 crores ($ 32.5 billion) in 2011-12. Through subsidiaries and associate companies, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand, Spain and South Africa. Among them is Jaguar Land Rover, the business comprising the two iconic British brands. It also has an industrial joint venture with Fiat in India. With over 7.5 million Tata vehicles plying in India, Tata Motors is the country’s market leader in commercial vehicles and among the top three in passenger vehicles. It is also the world’s fourth largest truck and bus manufacturer. Tata cars, buses and trucks are being marketed in several countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia and South America.