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Toyota Kirloskar sales jump 105%

Toyota Kirloskar sales jump 105%
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First Published: Sat, Oct 01 2011. 04 23 PM IST

Toyota Liva. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint
Toyota Liva. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint
Updated: Sat, Oct 01 2011. 04 23 PM IST
New Delhi: Toyota Kirloskar Motor on Saturday said its sales increased over two-fold to 12,807 units in September, driven by robust demand for latest products ‘Etios´ and ‘Liva´.
Toyota Liva. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint
The company had sold 6,235 units in the same month last year, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) said in a statement.
TKM, a joint venture between the world’s largest carmaker Toyota and the Kirloskar Group, attributed the growth to healthy sales of its new models Etios and small car Liva.
“We have registered a growth of 105% in September sales. This growth can be attributed to the sales of Etios and Etios Liva clocking a total of 5,926 units,” TKM deputy managing director (marketing) Sandeep Singh said.
The flagship brand Innova along with Fortuner and Corolla have also contributed to this growth, he added.
“This is a positive sign for us at the onset of the festive season,” he said.
During the month, the company sold 2,951 units of Etios and 2,975 units.
Innova recorded sales of 4,765 units. Premium sedan Corolla Altis and Fortuner recorded sales of 994 units and 1,078 units respectively in September.
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First Published: Sat, Oct 01 2011. 04 23 PM IST
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