January car sales down by 3.2%, bikes by 5.8%

January car sales down by 3.2%, bikes by 5.8%
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First Published: Mon, Feb 09 2009. 11 09 AM IST
Updated: Mon, Feb 09 2009. 11 09 AM IST
By PTI
New Delhi: Domestic passenger car sales declined by 3.2% in January 2009 to 110,212 units, from 113,894 units in the same month last year.
Motorcycle sales in the country, during the month, was down by 5.8% at 452,822 units, against 480,727 units in the year-ago period, according to the figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
Total two-wheeler sales in January also declined by 3.9% at 581,742 units, compared with 605,670 units in the same month last year.
Commercial vehicle sales during the month decreased by 50.96% to 23,157 units, from 47,225 units during the year-ago period, SIAM said.
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First Published: Mon, Feb 09 2009. 11 09 AM IST