Maruti December sales up 6.88%

Maruti December sales up 6.88%
PTI
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First Published: Wed, Jan 02 2008. 12 22 PM IST
Updated: Wed, Jan 02 2008. 12 22 PM IST
Mumbai: Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) on Wednesday reported a 6.88% increase in its car sales in the domestic market during December at 58,401 units against 54,640 units in the corresponding month last year.
In all, the company sold 62,515 vehicles in December 2007 which includes 4,114 units of exports, MSIL said in a statement.
In the A2 segment comprising hatchbacks Alto, Wagon-R, Zen and Swift, the company reported a marginal increase of 2.89% in sales at 39,575 units compared to 38,461 units in the same month last year.
Sales of flagship Maruti 800 continued to skid, dropping by 1.35% in November at 7,190 units against 7,289 units in the same month a year ago.
In the MUV segment comprising Gypsy and Grand Vitara, the company reported a 29.58% growth in sales during the month at 311 units.
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First Published: Wed, Jan 02 2008. 12 22 PM IST