Heavy vehicle manufacturer and Hinduja Group flagship company Ashok Leyland today reported a dip in their total sales of vehicles during April 2009.
The company made a total sales of 1,750 units in April 2009 as compared to 5,705 units in April 2008, a company release in Chennai said.
While the total domestic sales stood at 1,615 units in the same period, the company sold 5,549 units in April 2008. Domestic Sales of LCV stood at 24 units in April 2009 as against 46 in the same period of last year. In the exports segment there was 'nil' sales during April while it stood at seven units in April 2008, the release said.
In the Medium and Heavy Commercial (goods) vehicles market, domestic sales stood at 995 units in April 2009 as against 4,676 units in April 2008.
However the exports of M and HCV goods witnessed an increase of 99 units in April 2009 as against 28 units in April 2008.
In the Medium and Heavy Comercial Vehicles (Passenger) segment, domestic sales stood at 596 units in April 2009 as against 827 units in April 2008. During the same period the production of M and HCV (Passenger) vehicles also witnessed a growth from 1,300 units in April 2008 to 1,497 units in April 2009, the release added.