HMIL sales up at 41.4pc with 37,701 units

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New Delhi, Feb 1: Country's second largest car manufacturer Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) today said its sales for January 2008 has grown 41.4 per cent at 37,701 units as against 26,661 units a year ago. The company in a statement said its domestic sales grew by 39.1 per cent to 24,301 units, while exports increased 45.6 per cent to 13,400 vehicles.

Since the launch of i10 in the month of October 2007, the sale of the vehicle has crossed 25,000 units, it added. ''We are also doubling the production capacity to 6,00,000 units per annum by inaugurating the second plant tomorrow in Chennai, which will have a capacity of 3,00,000 units per annum, to cater to the demand in the country and overseas,'' HMIL Managing Director H S Lheem said.

The segment-wise sales for the A1 segment stood at 33,434 units; A2 segment at 4,236 units; A3 segment at one unit; A4 segment at 25 units; and SUV segment at five units.

UNI

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