Maruti reports 41.6 pc jump in Aug sales

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New Delhi, Sep 1: Maruti Suzuki India Limited, India's car market leader, sold a total of 84,808 vehicles in Aug 2009, growing 41.6 pc in the month.

This includes exports of 14,847 units, the highest ever monthly export in the company's history.

A company release said it had sold a total of 59,908 vehicles in August 2008.

Maruti Suzuki's volume in the domestic A2 segment grew by 39.3 pc. In the A3 segment the sales volume grew by 44.1 pc during the month as compared to sales in Aug 2008.

During the month the company crossed the milestone of 50,000 cumulative exports in this fiscal. A star is Maruti Suzuki's flagship export model.

A star, which was introduced internationally in Jan 2009, has been leading the export numbers since introduction. The major markets for this model in Europe include Germany, UK, France and Netherlands.

In the last week of Aug 2009, the company introduced the Estilo with a bolder new look and the latest, 1-litre, BS-IV compliant, K-series engine.

ANI

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