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December car sales up 8.8%, bike sales dip 11.4%

December car sales up 8.8%, bike sales dip 11.4%
PTI
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First Published: Tue, Jan 08 2008. 10 58 AM IST
Updated: Tue, Jan 08 2008. 10 58 AM IST
New Delhi: Domestic passenger car sales increased by 8.8% in December to 88,220 units from 81,033 units in the same month last year.
According to figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), motorcycle sales in the country during the month was down by 11.4% at 4,35,924 units, against 4,92,288 units in the corresponding month of the previous year.
Total two-wheeler sales in December also slipped by 8.2% at 5,45,484 units, compared to 5,94,599 units in the same month a year ago.
Commercial vehicle sales during the month rose by 1.4% at 42,508 units, against 41,907 units for the same period last year, SIAM said.
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First Published: Tue, Jan 08 2008. 10 58 AM IST
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