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Yamaha Motor sales up 30% in August

Yamaha Motor sales up 30% in August
PTI
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First Published: Wed, Sep 01 2010. 04 58 PM IST
Updated: Wed, Sep 01 2010. 04 58 PM IST
New Delhi: Two-wheeler maker India Yamaha Motor on Wednesday reported a 29.76% increase in total sales at 30,450 units in August.
The company had sold 23,466 units in the same month last year, India Yamaha Motor said in a statement.
The domestic sales rose by 16.22% to 22,672 units in August 2010 from 19,508 units in the same month last year, it added.
During last month, the company exported 7,778 units as against 3,958 units in the year-ago period, a jump of 96.51%.
“The Indian two-wheeler market is gaining momentum and Yamaha is gaining firm ground with strong presence across all the segments,” India Yamaha Motor ahief executive officer and MD Yukimine Tsuji said.
The company is optimistic that its recent launches such as of SZ, SZ-X and YBR 125, will contribute to its growing sales numbers, he added.
“We will continue our focus on the strong marketing initiatives to further bolster our traction in the rural market too,” Tsuji said.
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First Published: Wed, Sep 01 2010. 04 58 PM IST