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Tata Motors sales rise 5% in October

Tata Motors sales rise 5% in October
PTI
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First Published: Tue, Nov 01 2011. 03 48 PM IST

Tata Nano cars sit on stage during a news conference . Photo: Bloomberg
Tata Nano cars sit on stage during a news conference . Photo: Bloomberg
Updated: Tue, Nov 01 2011. 03 48 PM IST
New Delhi: Tata Motors Tuesday reported 5.02% increase in its total sales during October 2011 at 68,009 units.
The company had sold 64,756 units in the same month of last year, the company said in a statement. The homegrown firm’s total passenger vehicles sales in the domestic market stood at 25,124 units in October, up 2.64% from 24,478 units in the same month last year.
Tata Nano cars sit on stage during a news conference . Photo: Bloomberg
The company’s small car Nano sales stood at 3,868 units during the month, up 26%, it added. The ‘Indica’ range reported sales of 10,812 units, up 11% vis-a-vis October, 2010, Tata Motors said. In addition, the ‘Indigo’ family recorded sales of 6,268 units, down 24% in comparison to the same month last year. Sales of ‘Sumo’, ‘Safari’ and ‘Aria’ grew by 23% to 4,176 units.
In the commercial vehicles segment, the company sold 38,714 units in the domestic market during the month under review compared to 34,328 units in the period last year, translating into an increase of 12.78%.
Light commercial vehicle sales during the month amounted to 21,892 units, a growth of 6% over last year, while medium and heavy commercial vehicle sales stood at 16,822 units, a growth of 23% compared to October 2010.
The company’s exports fell by 29.90% to 4,171 units last month from 5,950 units in the same month last year, it added.
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First Published: Tue, Nov 01 2011. 03 48 PM IST
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