Tata Motors March sales up 27 pc, 2005-06 up 13.7 pc
New Delhi, Apr 4 (UNI) Country's top bus and truck maker Tata Motors today reported a 27 per cent rise in March sales to 56,406 units against 44,432 units.
Passenger vehicle sales in the domestic market went up by 13 per cent to 22,609 units during the month. It sold 27,289 units of commercial vehicles in India, up 33.3 per cent from 20,473 units in March 2005.
Exports rose 64 per cent to 6,508 units from 3,964 units.
For the fiscal 2005-06, Tata Motors reported a record sale of 454,345 vehicles (including exports), its highest ever and a growth of 13.7 per cent over 399,566 vehicles sold in 2004-05.
Cumulative sales of passenger vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal were 188,856 units.
Cumulative sales of commercial vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal stood at 214,950 units. M&HCV cumulative sales were 128,714 units, while LCV sales for the period were 86,236 units.
During the year, Tata Motors created new segments by launching India's first mini-truck, the Ace (in May 2005). It also launched its tipper Tata Novus (in December 2005).
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