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Domestic car sales up 8%, bikes 7% in December

autos Updated: Jan 10, 2012 15:05 IST

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Domestic passenger car sales jumped by 8.49% to 1,59,325 units in December 2011 compared to 1,46,856 units in the same month in 2010.

According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Tuesday at the 11th Auto Expo here, motorcycle sales in last month grew by 7.27% to 8,07,829 units from 7,53,102 units in the same month previous year.

Total two-wheeler sales in December 2011 increased by 8.52% to 10,91,982 units from 10,06,289 units in the same period of previous year.

Total sales of commercial vehicles jumped by 14.50% to 72,192 units from 63,048 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

Total sale of vehicles across categories registered a growth of 8.45% to 14,13,709 units in December 2011 as against 13,03,516 units in the same month of 2010, it added.