Tata Motors Sales Higher by 8 Percent in March 2017 at 57,145 Units
The cumulative sales from exports for the fiscal were at 64,199, higher by 11%, over 58,035, sold last year.
Tata Nexon. (Photo: Tata Motors)
Tata Motors passenger and commercial vehicle total sales (including exports) in March 2017 were 57,145 vehicles, higher by 8% over 53,057 vehicles sold in March 2016. The company’s domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for March 2017 were at 51,309, higher by 10%, over 46,701, in March 2016.
Cumulative sales (including exports) of the company for the fiscal was at 542,561, higher by 6% over 511,705 vehicles, sold last year.
Domestic - Passenger Vehicles
In March 2017, Tata Motors passenger vehicles recorded sales at 15,433 in the domestic market, a growth of 84%, over March 2016, due to continued strong demand for the Tata Tiago. The company has also received an encouraging response for its recently launched lifestyle UV, Tata Hexa and its latest Styleback, the Tata Tigor.
Cumulative sales growth of all passenger vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal were at 153,151, a growth of 22%, compared to 125,946, in the last fiscal.
Domestic - Commercial Vehicles
The overall commercial vehicles sales in March 2017, in the domestic market, were at 35,876 lower by 6% over March 2016.
The wholesale figures of Tata Motors commercial vehicles were affected by the Supreme Court judgement announced on March 29, leading to confusion and the consequent focus at the dealer level to increase retail and to reduce the levels of unsold stock
Overall sales of Tata Motors’ M&HCV were at 17,648 in March 2017, a decline of 5%, over March 2016. Tata Motors bus sales continued to grow by 26% in March 2017, driven primarily by STU orders.
Sales of Tata Motors’ Small & Light Commercial Vehicles were at 18,228 in March 2017, lower by 8% over 19,777 units over March 2016.
Cumulative sales of commercial vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal was up by 1% at 385,373 over last year.
The company’s sales from exports were at 5,836 in March 2017, a decline of 8% compared to 6,356 vehicles sold in March 2016. The cumulative sales from exports for the fiscal was at 64,199, higher by 11%, over 58,035, sold last year.
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