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Vehicle sales across categories registered a rise of 12.13% to 22,82,618 units from 20,35,610 units in May 2017. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint
Vehicle sales across categories registered a rise of 12.13% to 22,82,618 units from 20,35,610 units in May 2017. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint

Passenger vehicle sales rise 20% in May

Domestic car sales were up 19.64% to 1,99,479 units as against 1,66,732 units in May 2017, according to SIAM data

New Delhi: Domestic passenger vehicle sales rose 19.65% to 3,01,238 units in May from 2,51,764 units in the corresponding month of 2017, according to Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) data. Domestic car sales were up 19.64% to 1,99,479 units as against 1,66,732 units in May 2017, data released by the SIAM showed.

Motorcycle sales last month rose 15.16% to 12,21,559 units as against 10,60,744 units a year earlier. Total two-wheeler sales in May rose 9.19% to 18,50,093 units compared to 16,94,323 units in the year-ago month.

Sales of commercial vehicles were up 43.06% to 76,478 units in May, SIAM said. Vehicle sales across categories registered a rise of 12.13% to 22,82,618 units from 20,35,610 units in May 2017, it added.

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