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New Delhi, Oct. 31

FUELLED by festive buying, Hero Honda achieved record retail sales of over four lakh motorcycles in October, the company said.

According to a company release, sales to dealers during the month further reached a high of 3,02,000 units, marking a jump of 23.02 per cent compared with the corresponding month in 2004.

The company recorded a dispatch of 2,45,475 units in October 2004.

Its sales (dispatch) during the month is up 13.5 per cent, compared with the previous month (September 2005), when the company recorded sales of 2,66,071 units.

With the first festive month ending, Hero Honda's cumulative sales (dispatch) for April-October 2005 also registered a significant growth of 17.87 per cent over the corresponding previous period.

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(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated November 1, 2005)
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