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HindustanTimes Sun,23 Nov 2014

Domestic car sales down 7.59% in January, bikes up 4%

PTI  Greater Noida, February 11, 2014
First Published: 16:39 IST(11/2/2014) | Last Updated: 16:43 IST(11/2/2014)

Domestic passenger car sales declined 7.59% to 1,60,289 units in January compared with 1,73,449 units in the same month of 2013.


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Motorcycle sales last month grew 4.04% to 9,22,323 units from 8,86,521 units in January a year ago, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

Two-wheeler sales in January increased 8.85% to 13,13,796 units from 12,06,931 units a year earlier.

Sales of commercial vehicles were down 20.93% to 49,987 units from 63,218 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

Sales of vehicles across categories registered a growth of 3.75% to 16,19,689 units in January against 15,61,130 units in the same month of 2013, it added.


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