15 January, 2010
The Tata Motors Group global sales, comprising of Tata, Tata Daewoo and Hispano Carrocera range of commercial vehicles, Tata passenger vehicles along with distributed brands in India, and Jaguar and Land Rover, were 74,707 nos. in December 2009, a growth of 84% over December 2008. Cumulative sales for the fiscal (April – December 2009) are 595,766, higher by 9% compared to the corresponding period in 2008-09.
Sales of all commercial vehicles were 37,326 nos. in December 2009, a growth of 137%. Cumulative sales for the fiscal are 282,136 nos., a growth of 25%.
Sales of all passenger vehicles were 37,381 nos. in December 2009, a growth of 51%. Cumulative sales for the fiscal are 313,630 nos., lower by 2%.
Tata passenger vehicle sales, including those distributed, were 16,247 nos. for the month, a growth of 53%. Cumulative sales for the fiscal are 176,652 nos., a growth of 19%.
Jaguar Land Rover global sales in December 2009 were 21,134 vehicles, higher by 33%. Jaguar sales for the month were 4,794, higher by 5%, while Land Rover sales were 16,340, higher by 45%. Cumulative sales of Jaguar Land Rover for the fiscal are 136,978 nos., lower by 26%. Cumulative sales of Jaguar are 36,510 nos., lower by 33%, while cumulative sales of Land Rover are 100,468, lower by 23%.
About Tata Motors
Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of Rs.70,938.85 crores ($ 14 billion) in 2008-09. Through subsidiaries and associate companies, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand and Spain. 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 4 million Tata vehicles plying in India, Tata Motors is the countryâ€™s market leader in commercial vehicles and among the top three in passenger vehicles. It is also the world’s fourth largest truck manufacturer and the second largest 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. (www.tatamotors.com )