Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) has sold 14,543 vehicles in February, a 123 per cent growth on a strong sales of its new Honda City and Honda Amaze. The company sold 6,510 units in the corresponding month last year.

“We are happy to see the huge demand for the all new Honda City which has gained the leadership position in its segment from the first month itself. The deliveries for the petrol City have begun from February and with both our car manufacturing plants in operation, it will aid in quick delivery of cars and cater to the strong demand from our customers,” said Jnaneswar Sen, Senior Vice President (Marketing & Sales) at HCIL.

“The excise duty reduction announced in the interim Budget has made all our cars even more attractively priced for our customers,” Sen added.

HCIL registered an overall growth of 83 per cent in Apr 2013 to Feb 2014 period, with 1,15,913 units as against 63,439 units during the corresponding period last year. HCIL also exported a total of 252 cars in February 2014.

rajesh.kurup@thehindu.co.in

(This article was published on March 1, 2014)
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