GM posts record April sales
Mumbai, May 2 (UNI) General Motors India has registered a 66 per cent growth in sales in April 2006 at 3,662 vehicles as against 2,214 vehicles in April 2005.
The April 2006 sales included 1,787 units of Chevrolet Tavara, 310 units of Chevrolet Optra and 1,595 units of Chevrolet Aveo, stated a press release issued here today.
The Chevrolet brand grew at 82 per cent during April 2006 as compared to the corresponding period last year.
''The sales of the Chevrolet Tavara and the Chevrolet Optra are to our satisfaction and, going forward, the market will see a lot of excitement with our Chevrolet brand. We are delighted with the initial customer response to our newly-launched Chevrolet Aveo,'' General Motors India vice president P Balendran said.
The Aveo U-VA and Optra SRV are scheduled for launch in the next few months and are part of the largest expansion of GM India's vehicle line-up in the Company's history.
Gearing for a major ramp-up, the Company's Haloi facility in Gujarat is undergoing an exhaustive expansion drive to enhance its capacity to 85,000 units this year to provide world-class vehicles made in India to the discerning Indian consumer.
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