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Car sales fall 4.36% in August

Car sales fall 4.36% in August
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First Published: Thu, Sep 11 2008. 12 20 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Sep 11 2008. 12 20 PM IST
PTI
New Delhi: Domestic passenger car sales declined by 4.36% in August to 94,584 units from 98,893 units in the same month last year.
According to the figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), motorcycle sales in the country during the month was up by 15.9% at 4,85,294 units as against 4,18,702 units in the corresponding month a year ago.
Total two-wheeler sales in August also soared by 14.25% at 6,20,927 units, compared with 5,43,504 units in the same month last year.
Commercial vehicle sales, however, decreased last month by 6.34% to 34,294 units from 36,615 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.
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First Published: Thu, Sep 11 2008. 12 20 PM IST
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