JLR global sales up 32% in Jan
Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) today reported 32 per cent increase in global sales for last month at 34,877 units.
Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) today reported 32 per cent increase in global sales for last month at 34,877 units. "January sales were up across every major market with sales up 74 per cent in China, 46 per cent in Asia Pacific, 33 per cent in the UK, 24 per cent in North America and 10 per cent in Europe," JLR said in a statement. "With one of the best month's sales performances ever, both Jaguar and Land Rover brands have had a very strong start to the year.
This reflects the introduction of the all-new Range Rover as well as the 2013 Model Year Jaguar XF and XJ models," JLR Director of Group Sales Operations, Phil Popham said. In January, Land Rover brand sold 29,118 vehicles, up 31 per cent, with increased sales of Freelander - up 57 per cent, Range Rover -- up 52 per cent, including prior model, Range Rover Evoque (32 per cent), Range Rover Sport (17 per cent) and Land Rover Discovery (14 per cent).
Land Rover sales were up in all major markets with record January sales in several geographies, including the UK, USA and Germany, the company said. The Jaguar brand sold 5,759 vehicles in January, up 40 per cent, with increased sales of the XJ - up 70 per cent and the XF - up 37 per cent, the company said, adding that Jaguar sales increased in all major markets.