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Tata Motors global sales drop 9% in April, Jaguar Land Rover continues to drive PV sales

Jaguar Land Rover, British luxury subsidiary of Tata Motors, contributed as high as 82% to the parent group.

autos Updated: May 10, 2017 19:35 IST
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Jaguar Land Rover, British luxury subsidiary of Tata Motors, contributed as high as 76% to the parent group.(Reuters file photo)

Tata Motors Group’s global wholesale volumes declined by 9% in April year-on-year, figures released by the automaker on Wednesday showed.

The group sold 73,691 vehicles worldwide, including those of Jaguar Land Rover, over April 2016.

Global wholesales of all Tata Motors’ commercial vehicles and Tata Daewoo also dropped in April to 18,844 numbers, lower by 36% as over April 2016.

The passenger vehicles saw a 6% rise last month with 54,847 vehicles sold. Of this, as high as 76% came from Tata Motors’ British luxury brands Jaguar Land Rover, which sold 41,923 units globally last month.

While the Jaguar number stood at 12,608 vehicles, Land Rover wholesales were at 29,315 vehicles in April. The JLR brand sold 6,788 units in China under its unconsolidated subsidiary joint venture with Chery Automobiles.