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Jan passenger car sales up 8.34%

India's domestic passenger car sales rose 8.34 per cent in January to 84,235 units from 77,744 units in the same month last year.

india Updated: Feb 13, 2006 18:37 IST
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India's domestic passenger car sales rose 8.34 per cent in January to 84,235 units from 77,744 units in the same month last year, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers said on Monday.

Car sales in April-January, the first ten months of the fiscal year to March 2006, rose to 707,901 units from 668,382 a year earlier, the society said in a statement.

Sales of commercial vehicles -- trucks and buses -- stood at 34,037 units, up from 29,634 in the same month a year earlier, while sales in April-January were 271,979 units against 252,919 year on year.

Motorcycle sales rose to 499,333 units from 435,665 a year ago, the society added. Sales in April-January were up to 4,781,917 units against 4,102,939 bikes a year earlier.