Tata Motors global sales rise 21% in Dec

PTI New Delhi | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on January 14, 2011

Mr. Ratan Tata, Chairman, Tata Group with Jaguar Land Rover car. (a file photo)- Paul Noronha   -  Business Line

Tata Motors on Friday said its global sales increased by 21 per cent in December 2010 to 90,294 units on robust demand for commercial vehicles but sales of luxury brands from Jaguar Land Rover remained flat.

Jaguar Land Rover sales were at 21,353 units during December, up just one per cent from the same month in the previous year, Tata Motors said in a statement.

While sales of luxury sedans of Jaguar brand was down by 10 per cent last month at 4,332 units, Land Rover sales was up by 4 per cent at 17,021 units, it added. Commercial vehicles sales were higher by 29 per cent to 48,168 units from the same month a year ago.Total passenger vehicle sales stood at 42,126 units in December 2010, up 13 per cent from the corresponding period of the previous year.

The Tata Motors Group global sales comprise Tata, Tata Daewoo and Hispano Carrocera range of commercial vehicles, Tata passenger vehicles along with the distributed brands in India-Jaguar and Land Rover.

During the April-December period, total global vehicle sales rose 29 per cent at 7,68,834 units. While total passenger vehicle sales increased by 30 per cent at 4,06,157 units, commercial vehicle sales jumped 29 per cent at 3,62,677 units in the first nine months of this fiscal.

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Published on January 14, 2011
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