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Tata Motors Nov sales up 41%; Nano, Indica sales jump

Tata Motors' total sales in November surged 41% year-on-year to 76,823 units, helped by strong pickup in passenger vehicle sales, especially the Nano and Indica. Its domestic sales were up 44% at 72,474 units during the month.

December 01, 2011 / 07:07 PM IST
 
 
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Tata Motors' total sales in November surged 41% year-on-year to 76,823 units, helped by strong pickup in passenger vehicle sales, especially the Nano and Indica. Its domestic sales were up 44% at 72,474 units during the month.


Tata Motors sold 28,774 passenger vehicles in November, a 76% jump from a year ago. Various new models of the Indica and Indica Vista launched over the last several months seem to have clicked, with sales of the hatchback accelerating 91% year-on-year to 10,926 units.


Nano sales had hit a rockbottom in November 2010, with sales of just 509 units. This year in November Tata Motors has sold 6,401 units of the Nano.


Tata Motors' utility vehicle sales, which include, Sumo, Safari, Aria and Venture, rose 35% to 4,197 units during the month. However, sales of the Indigo Manza sedan were up only 3% at 6,213 units.


The company's commercial vehicle sales in the domestic market were up 28% to 44,737 units in November. While LCV [light commercial vehicle] sales rose 41%, MHCV [medium & heavy commercial vehicle] sales were up 9% in the month.


Over the April-November period, Tata Motors' total sales were up 9% year-on-year to 5.44 lakh units.

Tata Motors shares closed up near 6% at Rs 182.80 on NSE on Thursday.

first published: Dec 1, 2011 03:30 pm

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