Tata passenger vehicle sales highest ever for any month







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: February 1, 2012
Categories: TATA Financial, Tata

Tata  Motors January sales at 87,465 nos.

Tata Motors' total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in January 2012 were 87,465 vehicles, higher by 16% over January 2011. The company's domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for January 2012 were 80,382 nos., higher by 14% over 70,475 nos., sold in January last year.

Cumulative sales (including exports) for the company for the fiscal are 714,235 nos., a growth of 11% over 642,415 nos., sold last year.

Commercial Vehicles

The company's sales of commercial vehicles in January 2012 in the domestic market were 45,713 nos., a 14% growth, compared to 40,263 vehicles, sold in January last year. LCV sales were 27,375 nos., a growth of 15%, compared to 23,776 vehicles sold in January, last year. M&HCV sales stood at 18,338 nos., a growth of 11%, compared to 16,487 vehicles sold in January, last year.

Cumulative sales of commercial vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal are 420,045 nos., a growth of 18% over last year. Cumulative LCV sales are 254,340 nos., a growth of 24% over last year, while M&HCV sales stood at 165,705 nos., a growth of 10% over last year.

Passenger Vehicles

The passenger vehicles business reported a total sale and distribution offtake of 36,770 nos. (34,669 Tata + 2,101 Fiat) in the domestic market in January 2012, higher by 14% compared to 32,386 nos. (30,212 Tata + 2,174 Fiat) in January last year. Sales of Tata passenger vehicles for January 2012 are at 34,669 nos., a growth of 15% over 30,212 nos., sold in January last year, and highest ever for any month. Sales of the Tata Nano were 7,723 nos., higher by 15%, compared to 6,703 nos., sold in January, last year. The Indica range sales were 11,534 nos., higher by 9%, over 10,591 nos., sold in January, last year. The Indigo range recorded sales of 9,272 nos., higher by 10%, over 8,456 nos., sold in January, last year. The Sumo/ Safari/ Aria/ Venture range accounted for sales of 6,140 nos., a growth of 38%, over 4,462 nos., sold in January, last year.

Jaguar Land Rover sales in India continued their upward trend.

Cumulative sales and distribution offtake of passenger vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal are 254,870 nos. (241,894 Tata + 12,976 Fiat), against 256,268 nos. (238,909 Tata + 17,359 Fiat) last year. Cumulative sales of Tata passenger vehicles were 241,894 nos., compared to 238,909 nos., till January last year. Cumulative sales of the Nano are 54, 835 nos., higher by 3%, compared to 53,463 nos., till January last year. Cumulative sales of the Indica range are 83,862 nos., higher by 4%. Cumulative sales of the Indigo family are 60,843 nos., lower by 15%. Cumulative sales of the Sumo/Safari/ Aria/ Venture range are 42,354 nos., higher by 29%.

Exports

The company's sales from exports at 7,083 vehicles in January 2012 are higher by 43% compared to 4,948 vehicles in January last year. The cumulative sales from exports for the fiscal at 52,296 nos. are higher by 10% over 47,608 nos., in the same period last year.