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Bajaj motorcycle sales jumps 85 per cent in March

The country's second largest two-wheeler maker Bajaj Auto on Friday reported 85.12 per cent jump in its motorcycle sales at 2,44,828 units in March 2010.

india Updated: Apr 02, 2010 16:22 IST

The country's second largest two-wheeler maker Bajaj Auto on Friday reported 85.12 per cent jump in its motorcycle sales at 2,44,828 units in March 2010.

"The company had sold 1,32,253 units in March last year," Bajaj Auto Ltd (BAL) said in a statement.

During the 2009-10 financial year, the company sold 25,06,749 units in the motorcycle segment, a jump of 31.39 per cent over 19,07,853 units in the year-ago period, it added.

BAL attributed the growth to robust sales of Pulsar and Discover range of bikes.

"In March, total two-wheeler sales jumped by 84.57 per cent to 2,44,889 units , compared to 1,32,683 units in the same period last year," the statement said.

BAL's exports went up by 38.96 per cent to 65,134 units in March 2010 from 46,874 units in March, 2009.

The company reported a rise of 36.76 per cent in three-wheeler sales in March at 29,344 units against 21,456 units in March in 2009.

"Total vehicle sales of the company in March stood at 2,74,233 units compared to 1,54,139 units in Mrach in 2009, a growth of 77.91 per cent," the statement said.

For 2009-10, the total vehicle sales of the company rose by 30.01 per cent to 28,52,536 units from 21,94,154 units in FY'09.

The company said "its two-wheeler sales jumped by 30.83 per cent at 25,11,600 units compared to 19,19,625 units."

Exports during the last fiscal year grew by 15.33 per cent at 8,91,002 units against 7,72,519 units in FY'09.