August 01, 2010

Tata Motors July sales at 67,799 vehicles

Mumbai: Tata Motors’ total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in July 2010 were 67,799 vehicles, a growth of 41 per cent over 48,054 vehicles sold in July 2009. The company’s domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for July 2010 were 63,558 vehicles, a 39 per cent growth over 45,599 vehicles. sold in July last year.  
 
Cumulative sales (including exports) for the company for the fiscal are 249,507 vehicles, a growth of 46 per cent over 171,168 vehicles sold last year.
 
Commercial vehicles
The company’s sales of commercial vehicles in July 2010 in the domestic market were 35,694 vehicles, a 26 per cent growth compared to 28,408 vehicles sold in July last year. Light commercial vehicles (LCV) sales were 20,438 vehicles, a growth of 15 per cent over July last year. Medium and heavy commercial vehicles (M-and-HCV) sales stood at 15,256 vehicles, a growth of 43 per cent over July last year. 
 
Cumulative sales of commercial vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal are 132,923 vehicles, a growth of 32 per cent over last year. Cumulative LCV sales are 75,511 vehicles, a growth of 20 per cent over last year, while M-and-HCV sales stood at 57,412 vehicles, a growth of 54 per cent over last year. 
 
Passenger vehicles
The passenger vehicles business reported a total sale and distribution offtake of 30,165 vehicles (27,864 Tata + 2,301 Fiat) in the domestic market in July 2010, a 52 per cent increase compared to 19,881 vehicles (17,191 Tata + 2,690 Fiat) in July last year. Sales of Tata passenger vehicles at 27,864 vehicles is the highest ever for the company and a growth of 62 per cent over July 2009. Sales of the Tata Nano were 9000 vehicles. The Indica range sales were 8,606 vehicles, higher by one per cent over July last year. The Indigo range recorded sales of 7,007 vehicles, a growth of 100 per cent over July last year. The Sumo / Safari range accounted for sales of 3,251 vehicles, higher by 22 per cent over July last year.  
 
Jaguar Land Rover sales continued their upward trend since launch in July 2009. 
 
Cumulative sales and distribution offtake of passenger vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal are 108,501 vehicles (100,100 Tata + 8,401 Fiat), against 70,572 vehicles (63,028 Tata + 7,544 Fiat) last year, a growth of 54 per cent. Cumulative sales of Tata passenger vehicles were 100,100 vehicles, a 59 per cent increase compared to 63,028 vehicles, in July 2009. Cumulative sales of the Nano are 23,779 vehicles. Cumulative sales of the Indica range are 35,113 vehicles, lower by 6 per cent. Cumulative sales of the Indigo family are 28,310 vehicles, higher by 128 per cent. Cumulative sales of the Sumo / Safari range are 12,898 vehicles, higher by 20 per cent.
 
Exports
The company's sales from exports, at 4,241 vehicles in July 2010, registered a growth of 73 per cent compared to 2,455 vehicles in July last year. The cumulative sales from exports for the fiscal, at 16,484 vehicles, are higher by 115 per cent over 7,676 vehicles in the same period last year.

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