1 October, 2007
The companyâ€™s sales of commercial vehicles in September 2007 in the domestic market were 27,036 nos., flat compared to 26,627 vehicles sold in September last year. M&HCV sales stood at 14,129 nos, a decline of 7% over September 2006, while LCV sales were 12,907 nos., a growth of 13% over September 2006.
Cumulative sales of commercial vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal were 1,32,871 nos., flat over last year. Cumulative M&HCV sales stood at 68,776 nos., a decline of 11% over last year, while LCV sales for the fiscal were 64,095 nos., an increase of 13% over last year.
The passenger vehicle business achieved total sales of 17,006 vehicles in the domestic market in September 2007, a decline of 8.6% over September 2006, but a growth of 2.3% over August 2007. The Indica reported sales of 11,376 nos., a growth of 6.4% over September 2006, and flat vs. August 2007. The Indigo family registered sales of 2,328 nos., a decline of 34.8% over September 2006, but a growth of 6.2% over August 2007. The Sumo and Safari accounted for sales of 3,302 nos., a decline of 24% over September 2006, but a growth of 9% over August 2007.
Cumulative sales of passenger vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal were nearly flat at 1,02,477 nos. Cumulative sales of the Indica were flat at 68,468 nos. Cumulative sales of the Indigo family were 14,312 nos., a decline of 14%. Cumulative sales of Sumo and Safari were flat at 19,697 nos.
The company’s sales from exports at 4,305 vehicles in September 2007 grew by 16% as compared to 3,727 vehicles in September 2006. The cumulative sales from exports in the current period at 27,602 nos. have recorded a growth of 3% over the previous year.