Tata Motors October Sales Up By 21%

CALCUTTA, Nov 5, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / pressreleasepoint) Tata Motors€™ total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in October 2010 were 64,757 vehicles, a growth of 21% over 53,404 vehicles sold in October 2009. The company’s domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for October 2010 were 58,807 nos., a 16% growth over 50,552 nos. sold in October last year.

Cumulative sales (including exports) for the company for the fiscal are 444,870 nos., a growth of 50% over 296,354 nos. sold last year.

Commercial Vehicles
The company'€™s sales of commercial vehicles in October 2010 in the domestic market were 34,329 nos., a 12% growth compared to 30,541 vehicles sold in October last year. LCV sales were 20,689 nos., a growth of 11% over October last year. M&HCV sales stood at 13,640 nos., a growth of 14% over October last year.

Cumulative sales of commercial vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal are 238,571 nos., a growth of 48% over last year. Cumulative LCV sales are 136,031 nos., a growth of 36% over last year, while M&HCV sales stood at 102,540 nos., a growth of 67% over last year.


Passenger Vehicles
The passenger vehicles business reported a total sale and distribution offtake of 26,503 nos. (24,478 Tata + 2,025 Fiat) in the domestic market in October 2010, a 19% increase compared to 22,232 nos. (20,011 Tata + 2,221 Fiat) in October last year. Sales of Tata passenger vehicles are 24,478 nos., a growth of 22% over October 2009. Sales of the Tata Nano were 3,065 nos., higher by 2% over October last year. The Indica range sales were 9,732 nos., higher by 1% over October last year. The Indigo range recorded sales of 8,292 nos., a growth of 69% over October last year. The Sumo/ Safari/ Aria range accounted for sales of 3,389 nos., higher by 38% over October 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 187,539 nos. (173,651 Tata + 13,888 Fiat), against 133,693 nos. (118,579 Tata + 15,114 Fiat) last year, a growth of 40%. Cumulative sales of Tata passenger vehicles were 173,651 nos., a 46% increase compared to 118,579 nos., in October last year. Cumulative sales of the Nano are 40,467 nos., a 285% increase compared to 10,518 nos., in October last year. Cumulative sales of the Indica range are 58,634 nos., lower by 12%. Cumulative sales of the Indigo family are 52,063 nos., higher by 123%. Cumulative sales of the Sumo/Safari/ Aria range are 22,487 nos., higher by 24%.

Exports
The company's sales from exports at 5,950 vehicles in October 2010 registered a growth of 109% compared to 2,852 vehicles in October last year. The cumulative sales from exports for the fiscal at 32,648 nos. are higher by 103% over 16,075 nos. in the same period last year.

- pressreleasepoint