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Tata Motors commercial, passenger vehicles sales down in April month

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Mumbai: Auto major Tata Motors on Thursday said its April commercial and passenger vehicles sales in the domestic market witnessed a drop of 20 per cent to 42,577 units from 53,511 units sold in the same period last year.

According to the company, weak consumer sentiments continued to hamper sales.

 

Tata Motors, passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, domestic vehicles, April month, Business news, Automobile news, Car and bike news

 

The company’s passenger vehicles’ domestic sales witnessed a decline of 26 per cent, at 12,694 units, as compared to 17,235 units sold in the like period of last year.

“The ongoing general elections also impacted demand generation in the market,” the company said in a statement.

 

Tata Motors passenger vehicles, commercial market sales in down during April:

 

In the commercial vehicles segment, its domestic sales declined by 18 per cent in April to 29,883 units from 36,276 units sold during the corresponding period of 2018.

 

Tata Motors, passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, domestic vehicles, April month, Business news, Automobile news, Car and bike news

 

The company’s sales from exports (from both commercial and passenger vehicles) in the last month were at 1,402 units, lower by 53 per cent over last April.

“Several factors like high stocks in Bangladesh because of the contraction in retails during the last quarter due of elections, security concerns in Sri Lanka and slump in Middle East have affected the overall industry volumes in these markets,” the company said.

 

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Maruti Suzuki India reports near 33% drop in August sales

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New Delhi: The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Sunday reported a 32.7% decline in sales at 1,06,413 units in August.

The company had sold 1,58,189 units in August last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.

Domestic sales declined by 34.3% at 97,061 units last month as against 1,47,700 units in August 2018, it added.

Sales of mini cars comprising Alto and WagonR stood at 10,123 units as compared to 35,895 units in the same month last year, down 71.8%.

Sales of compact segment, including models such as Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, fell 23.9% at 54,274 units as against 71,364 cars in August last year.

Mid-sized sedan Ciaz sold 1,596 units as compared to 7,002 units earlier.

However, sales of utility vehicles, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, rose 3.1% at 18,522 units as compared to 17,971 in the year-ago month, MSI said.

Exports in August were down by 10.8% at 9,352 units as against 10,489 units in the corresponding month last year, the company said.

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