Car sales down 1.25%; passenger vehicles up 7.57% in Jan

PTI Greater Noida | Updated on February 12, 2018 Published on February 12, 2018

Domestic passenger vehicle sales were up 7.57 per cent at 2,85,477 units in January from 2,65,389 units in the same month last year. Car sales, however, declined 1.25 per cent to 1,84,264 units last month as against 1,86,596 units in January last year, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) today.

Motorcycle sales last month jumped by 28.64 per cent to 10,54,062 units compared to 8,19,385 units in January 2017. Total two-wheeler sales in January were higher by 33.43 per cent at 16,84,066 units compared to 12,62,140 units in the year-ago month. Sales of commercial vehicles grew 39.73 per cent to 85,660 units in January as against 61,305 units, SIAM said. Vehicle sales across categories registered 30.71 per cent growth to 21,17,746 units, from 16,20,179 units in January 2017, it added.

Published on February 12, 2018
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