Car sales up 9.53%, passenger vehicles 16.68% in August

New Delhi - Domestic passenger vehicle sales grew 16.68 percent to 2,58,722 units in August from 2,21,743 units in the same month last year.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

Car sales were also up 9.53 percent to 1,77,829 units as against 1,62,360 units in August last year, according to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (Siam).

Motorcycle sales last month jumped by 22.19 percent to 10,05,666 units as against 8,23,051 units a year earlier.

Total two-wheeler sales in August grew 26.32 percent to 16,48,883 units compared with 13,05,348 units in the year-ago month.

Sales of commercial vehicles rose by 1.53 percent to 52,996 units in August, Siam said.

Vehicle sales across categories registered a growth of 23.72 percent to 20,10,794 units from 16,25,332 units in August 2015, it added.

Updated Date: Sep 08, 2016 11:16 AM

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