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Bajaj Auto reports 10% sales growth in December

Bajaj Auto reports 10% sales growth in December
PTI
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First Published: Mon, Jan 03 2011. 02 31 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Jan 03 2011. 02 31 PM IST
Chennai: Vehicle manufacturer Bajaj Auto backed by its popular brands Pulsar and Discover, has reported 10% growth in its sales in December 2010.
The company had sold 2,76,803 units during the month, up by 10% during the same period of previous year.
Bajaj Auto Ltd has reported sales of 2,52,004 units in December 2009, the company said in a statement here.
On the motorcycles segment, the company had sold 2,43,675 units in December 2010 registering an increase of 11 per cent as against 2,19,920 units sold in the same month of previous year, it said.
Brands from the company the Pulsar and Discover registered 70% of its sales, it said.
On the commercial vehicle category, the company witnessed a marginal increase of five per cent. Bajaj Auto had sold 33,128 units in December 2010, as against 31,575 units in the same month of previous year, it said.
Besides, the company witnessed a slight increase of 4% on the exports segment. The company had sold 95,388 units in December 2010 as against 91,369 units sold in the same month of previous year in the overseas market.
On the year-to-date figures, the company has registered an increase of 41% over the corresponding period of previous year.
The company had sold 28,75,756 units in April-December 2010 as against 20,43,607 units in the same period of previous year, it said.
Sales of motorcycles during the period April-December 2010 grew by 42% from 25,50,372 units as against 17,94,359 units, it said.
Sales of commercial vehicles grew from 2,44,655 units during April-December 2009 period to 3,25,357 units in April-December 2010, it said.
On the exports, the company witnessed a growth of 37% from 6,76,531 units to 9,27,875 units during April-December 2010, it said.
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First Published: Mon, Jan 03 2011. 02 31 PM IST