New Delhi: Two-wheeler maker India Yamaha Motor Tuesday reported 26.82% increase in its total sales in October 2011 at 47,240 units.

Yamaha Motor scooters displayed outside a dealership. Photo: Bloomberg

In the domestic market, the company’s sales stood at 38,229 units as against 31,791 units in the same month last year, up 20.25%.

Exports of India Yamaha rose by 65.04% to 9,011 units during the month from 5,460 units in the year-ago period, it added.

“The festive season has played a vital role in catapulting sales for Yamaha this month. We are confident that the momentum will sustain in the long run and help us in redefining our sales graph," India Yamaha Motor director (sales and marketing) Jun Nakata said.