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Tata Motors global sales up 13% in August, JLR growth slows

  • Reuters, Mumbai
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  • Updated: Sep 17, 2012 03:50 IST

Tata Motors Ltd's global vehicle sales rose 13% in August from in 2011, the company said, with sales at its key Jaguar Land Rover subsidiary rising 13%, less than in recent months.

Sales at the luxury British brand, a key driver of the company's recent profit growth, rose 41% in July, 39% in June and 35% in May.

Tata Motors, part of the salt-to-steel Tata Group conglomerate, sold a total of 97,225 vehicles in August.

Overall passenger cars sales stood at 47,141 vehicles, a rise of 23% from a year earlier.

Tata sold 24,060 Jaguar Land Rover vehicles in the month.

Commercial vehicle sales rose 4% to 50,084.

 

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