Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Carmaker Tata Motors on Wednesday said its total commercial and passenger vehicles sales in June this year grew by six percent as against the corresponding month in 2014.
Sales in this June were 40,870 units as against 38,574 vehicles in the same month last year, the company said in a statement.
Domestic unit sales in the passenger and commercial vehicles category in the same month grew by three percent at 35,823 units as compared to 34,760 vehicles sold in June 2014.
The cumulative sales inclusive of exports for the company for the current fiscal stood at 116,511 units – up by 6 percent when compared to 110,004 vehicles sold during 2013-14.
According to the company, the growth trend in the passenger cars segment was driven by the new launches of Zest and Bolt and the new GenX Nano.
“The sales of the passenger cars in June 2015 were higher by 44 percent at 8,516 units compared to 5,933 units in June 2014,” the company said in the statement.
Its utility-vehicles sales, however, declined by 11 percent at 1,765 units in June 2015.
Sales from exports stood at 5,047 vehicles in June this year – higher by 32 percent compared to 3,814 vehicles in June 2014, the company said.
It said the medium-heavy commercial vehicles sales continued to show growth at 11,450 units which was higher by 18 percent over June 2014.
“The light-small commercial vehicle sales however continued to reflect the industry decline and were at 14,092 units, a decline of 18 percent over June 2014,” the company said.