Press Esc to close
Sunday 30 April 2017
News updated at 10:01 AM IST

Maruti, M&M Nov sales rise, others show dismal numbers

Mumbai, Dec 1, 2012, DHNS: 22:11 IST
File photo
With the exception of largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India and utility vehicles (UV) major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), most of the commercial and passenger vehicle makers in the country reported declining sales during the month of November 2012 on Saturday.

Maruti Suzuki, a subsidiary of parent Suzuki Motor Corp, sold 103,200 vehicles in the month under review, up from 91,772 a year earlier, a rise of 12 per cent which is buoyed by demand for its new Alto 800 followed by the Swift, Swift Dzire and Ertiga vehicles. However, its exports went up by 38.37 per cent to 12,318 units last month from 8,902 units in the year-ago period, the company said.

Utility vehicle major M&M reported an 18 per cent jump in the consolidated sales to 48,143 units for November as against 40,722 units sold in the same month last fiscal. Even as exports of M&M in November 2012 declined by 46 per cent at 1,388 units from 2,563 units in the same month last year, the passenger vehicle segment logged an increase of 38 per cent at 24,604 units against 17,813 units in the year-ago month, it said.

Tata Motors reported a 13.43 per cent decline in its total vehicle sales to 66,500 units in November as against 76,816 units sold in the same month last year, the company said. While the total passenger vehicle sales in the domestic market stood at 18,031 units in November, down 34.99 per cent from 27,735 units in the same month last year, sales of Tata Nano sales stood at 3,503 units during the month compared to 6,401 units in the year ago period, a decline of 45.27 per cent.

However, Ford Motors reported a marginal rise in its total sales in November this year at 10,155 units as against 10,091 units in the same month last year. But its domestic sales declined by 28.57 per cent to 5,944 units in November this year against 8,322 units in the same month last year, the company said.

Hyundai Motor India (HMIL) reported 2.29 per cent fall in total sales at 55,762 units in November as compared with 57,071 units sold in the corresponding month last year, but its sales in domestic market recorded marginal decline at 34,751 units compared with 35,000 units in the same month last year.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) reported a 26 per cent slump in sales at 10,352 units during November 2012 against 13,956 units during November 2012, the company said. TKM Deputy Managing Director Sandeep Singh explained that “the sales have dropped this month due to a plant shut-down to ramp up the annual production capacity from 2,10,000 units to 3,10,00 units for the next calendar year”.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
My Take: Can you count colours? Photo by Nalini R Magal from Hassan...

My Take: Can you count colours? Photo by Nalini R Magal from Hassan...

My Take: Happiness as a warm puppy. Photo by Varsha Chalageri from Dharwad...

My Take: Happiness as a warm puppy. Photo by Varsha Chalageri from Dharwad...

My Take: Pretty posers. Photo by Siddhi Doddanavar, from Belgaum...

My Take: Pretty posers. Photo by Siddhi Doddanavar, from Belgaum...

My Take: You mean, I wont grow up to be a tiger? Photo by Praveenkumar P K from Dharwad

My Take: You mean, I wont grow up to be a tiger? Photo by Praveenkumar P K from Dharwad

The good side vs the bad side. Photo by Gayatri Venkatesh from Bengaluru...

The good side vs the bad side. Photo by Gayatri Venkatesh from Bengaluru...

Border Security Force (BSF) personals handing over a 15 years old Pakistani national Razak...

Border Security Force (BSF) personals handing over a 15 years old Pakistani national Razak...

Basaveshwara statue is decorated on the occasion of Basava Jayanthi and Akshaya Tritiya....

Basaveshwara statue is decorated on the occasion of Basava Jayanthi and Akshaya Tritiya....

A Japanese Hitoshi Takahashi biker performs stunt during Yamaha FMX stunt show in Kochi, Kerala...

A Japanese Hitoshi Takahashi biker performs stunt during Yamaha FMX stunt show in Kochi, Kerala...

People use umbrella to protect from rain at at MG Road and Kasturba Road junction in Bengaluru...

People use umbrella to protect from rain at at MG Road and Kasturba Road junction in Bengaluru...

A lion beats the heat by relaxing under a tree at Dr Shivaram Karnath Biological Park...

A lion beats the heat by relaxing under a tree at Dr Shivaram Karnath Biological Park...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.