Chennai, July 7
ASHOK Leyland has reported a 35 per cent growth in vehicle sales in June as compared to sales in the corresponding month in 2004.
According to a press release from the company, its total vehicle sales in June were 5,243 against 3,863 in June 2004. Total vehicle production was 5,438 (3,865), up 40 per cent.
In the Medium Domestic Vehicle (MDV) segment, domestic sales of goods vehicles were up nearly 55 per cent and passenger vehicle sales were up 54 per cent.
In the domestic market, it sold 1,041 (677) MDV passenger units and exported 99 (200) on the production of 1,029 (806) vehicles. MDV goods sales were 3,797 (2,453) in the domestic market and 238 (504) in the export market on a production of 4,302 (3,020) vehicles.
In the light commercial vehicle (LCV) goods segment, 65 vehicles (24) were sold in the domestic market in June, while three (five) were sold in the export market. It produced 107 (39) vehicles.
Cumulative sales in the April-June 2005 quarter was 13,320 (11,101) , representing a 20 per cent year-on-year growth.