Economy

Domestic car, bike sales vroom in December

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 11, 2011 Published on January 11, 2011

IN FAST LANE: Domestic passenger car sales jumped by 28.91 per cent to 1,48,681 units in December 2010, compared with 1,15,337 units in the same month in 2009. -- M. Moorthy   -  The Hindu

Domestic passenger car sales jumped by 28.91 per cent to 1,48,681 units in December 2010, compared with 1,15,337 units in the same month in 2009.

According to the figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Tuesday, motorcycle sales in the country during December 2010 grew by 27.13 per cent to 7,53,358 units from 5,92,589 units in the same month previous year.

Total two-wheeler sales in December 2010 increased by 31.1 per cent to 10,06,545 units from 7,67,789 units in the same period of previous year.

Total sales of commercial vehicles jumped by 27.3 per cent to 61,880 units from 48,611 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

Total sale of vehicles across categories registered a growth of 30.51 per cent to 13,05,872 units in December 2010, as against 10,00,562 units in the same month of 2009, it added.

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Published on January 11, 2011
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