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June local car sales up 30.8 pct y/y

Car sales in India rose an annual 30.8 per cent in June, an industry body said today, as a rapidly expanding economy continues to pull buyers to showrooms.

autos Updated: Jul 08, 2010 11:19 IST

Car sales in India rose an annual 30.8 percent in June, an industry body said on Thursday, as a rapidly expanding economy continues to pull buyers to showrooms.

Firms sold 141,184 cars in the month, compared with 107,948 units a year ago, data from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed.

Sales of trucks and buses, a barometer of economic activity, rose 44 percent to 52,211 units in June, SIAM said.