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Domestic car sales up 26%, bikes 15% in Jan

February 09, 2011 10:26 IST
CarsDomestic passenger car sales jumped by 26.28 per cent to 1,84,332 units in January, 2011, from 1,45,971 units in the same month last year.

According to figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers on Wednesday, motorcycle sales in the country grew by 14.94 per cent during the month to 7,47,818 units from 6,50,633 units in the same month last year.

Total two-wheeler sales in January increased by 17.55 per cent to 9,80,752 units from 8,34,343 units in January, 2010.

Sales of commercial vehicles jumped by 12.58 per cent to 60,753 units from 53,963 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

Total sales of vehicles across categories registered a growth of 18.69 per cent to 13,22,979 units in January as against 11,14,692 units in the same month last year, it added.

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