Tata Motors India sells 64,668 commercial vehicles and passenger cars in September

CALCUTTA, Oct 1, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / pressreleasepoint) Tata Motors' total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in September 2010 were 64,668 vehicles, a growth of 23% over 52,513 vehicles sold in September 2009. The company's domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for September 2010 were 59,611 nos., a 20% growth over 49,650 nos. sold in September last year.


Cumulative sales (including exports) for the company for the fiscal are 380,113 nos., a growth of 39% over 273,491 nos. sold last year.

Commercial Vehicles

The company's sales of commercial vehicles in September 2010 in the domestic market were 35,734 nos., a 14% growth compared to 31,474 vehicles sold in September last year. LCV sales were 19,097 nos., a growth of 3% over September last year. M&HCV sales stood at 16,637 nos., a growth of 28% over September last year.

Cumulative sales of commercial vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal are 204,242 nos., a growth of 26% over last year. Cumulative LCV sales are 115,342 nos., a growth of 15% over last year, while M&HCV sales stood at 88,900 nos., a growth of 45% over last year.

Passenger Vehicles

The passenger vehicles business reported a total sale and distribution offtake of 25,527 nos. (23,877 Tata + 1,650 Fiat) in the domestic market in September 2010, a 23% increase compared to 20,752 nos. (18,176 Tata + 2,576 Fiat) in September last year. Sales of Tata passenger vehicles are 23,877 nos., a growth of 31% over September 2009. Sales of the Tata Nano were 5,520 nos., higher by 61% over September last year. The Indica range sales were 6,258 nos., lower by 37% over September last year. The Indigo range recorded sales of 8,783 nos., a growth of 248% over September last year. The Sumo/Safari range accounted for sales of 3,316 nos., higher by 40% over September last year.

Jaguar Land Rover sales continued their upward trend.

Cumulative sales and distribution offtake of passenger vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal are 161,036 nos. (149,173 Tata + 11,863 Fiat), against 111,470 nos. (98,568 Tata + 12,902 Fiat) last year, a growth of 44%.


Cumulative sales of Tata passenger vehicles were 149,173 nos., a 51% increase compared to 98,568 nos., in September last year. Cumulative sales of the Nano are 37,402 nos., a 345% increase compared to 8,396 nos., in September last year. Cumulative sales of the Indica range are 48,902 nos., lower by 14%. Cumulative sales of the Indigo family are 43,771 nos., higher by 149%. Cumulative sales of the Sumo/Safari range are 19,098 nos., higher by 22%.

Exports

The company's sales from exports at 5,057 vehicles in September 2010 registered a growth of 77% compared to 2,863 vehicles in September last year. The cumulative sales from exports for the fiscal at 26,698 nos. are higher by 102% over 13,223 nos. in the same period last year.

Source : Tata Motors September sales at 64,668 nos.