The company's sales of commercial vehicles in August 2012 in the domestic market were 45,142 nos., a 5% growth, compared to 43,045 vehicles, sold in August last year. LCV sales were 30,461 nos., a growth of 16%, compared to 26,344 vehicles sold in August, last year. M&HCV sales stood at 14,681 nos., lower by 12%, compared to 16,701 vehicles sold in August, last year.
Sales of passenger vehicles for August 2012 are at 22,311 nos., higher by 33%, over 16,829 nos., sold in August last year. Sales of the Tata Nano were 6,507 nos., higher by 441%, compared to 1,202 nos., sold in August, last year. The Indica range sales were 7,591 nos., higher by 5%, over 7,206 nos., sold in August, last year. The Indigo range recorded sales of 3,629 nos., lower by 29%, over 5,100 nos., sold in August, last year. The Sumo/ Safari/ Aria/ Venture range sales were 4,584 nos., higher by 38%, over 3,321 nos., sold in August 2011.
The company also said that Jaguar Land Rover sales in India continued their upward trend.
The company's sales from exports at 4,373 vehicles in August 2012 are higher by 4%, compared to 4,204 vehicles, in August last year. The cumulative sales from exports for the fiscal are 22,308 nos., lower by 10%, over 24,861 nos., sold in the same period last year.