April 16, 2012 | Indian Express

Tata Motors global sales up 26% in March

Tata Motors today said its global sales increased 26 per cent in March to 1,39,655 units over the same period last year.

For the entire 2011-12, the company's total global sales jumped by 16 per cent to 12,52,173, units over the previous fiscal, Tata Motors said in a statement.

Sales of luxury brands from Jaguar Land Rover were at 36,471 units during March, up 51 per cent from the same month last year, Tata Motors said in a statement.

While sales of luxury sedans of Jaguar brand increased by 42 per cent last month at 5,343 units, Land Rover sales were higher by 53 per cent at 31,128 units, it added.

The company said total passenger vehicles sales stood at 75,864 units in March 2012, a jump of 41 per cent from the same month last year.

Commercial vehicles sales were up by 12 per cent to 63,791 units from the same month last year, it added.

During 2011-12, the total passenger vehicle sales went up by 14 per cent at 6,52,246 units. Commercial vehicle sales jumped by 17 per cent at 5,99,927 units in the last fiscal.

The Tata Motors Group's global sales comprises Tata, Tata Daewoo and Hispano Carrocera range of commercial vehicles, Tata passenger vehicles, along with the distributed brands in India, Jaguar and Land Rover.