Car sales grow 4.9% in February, passenger vehicles up 9%

New Delhi: Domestic passenger vehicle sales rose 9.01 percent to 2,55,359 units in February, from 2,34,244 in the same month last year.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

Domestic car sales were up 4.9 percent at 1,72,623 units as against 1,64,559 in February last year, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

The figure for motorcycles last month read 8,32,697 units as against 8,59,582 a year earlier, down 3.13 percent.

Total two-wheeler sales in February declined marginally to 13,62,045 units compared to 13,62,177 in the year-ago month.

Sales of commercial vehicles moved up 7.34 percent to 66,939 units in February, SIAM said.

Vehicle sales across categories registered a marginal increase at 17,19,699 units from 17,03,736 in February 2016, it added.


Published Date: Mar 10, 2017 02:03 pm | Updated Date: Mar 10, 2017 02:03 pm