Bajaj Auto domestic sales for August rise by 8 percent year on year

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The festive season is helping automobile manufacturers improve their sales figures as companies are reporting positive numbers for the month of August. Indian two-wheeler major, Bajaj Auto reported its sales numbers for the month of August. The total sales for the month of August this year jumped by eight percent to 336,840 units versus 312,188 units same period last year. The sales of its commuter motorcycle, the Discover rose by 16 percent to 93,000 units.

The exports grew by 21 percent taking the sales figure for August this year to 175,127 units versus 144,160 units in the same period last year. The company, on an optimistic note, said in its press release that it expects the sales for September to rise to 400,000 units.

Sales for month of August
Particulars August-14 August-13 Change % Highlights
Motorcycles 284,302 278,583 2 Discover sales up 16% to 93000 units.
Commercial Vehicles 52,538 33,605 56 Highest ever sales for any month.
Total 336,840 312,188 8 September’14 sales expected to be 400,000 units.
Exports out of the above 175,127 144,160 21 Highest ever exports for any month.
Year to Date sales numbers
Particulars August-14 August-13 Change % Highlights
Motorcycles 1,427,001 1,385,562 3
Commercial Vehicles 217,561 187,228 16
Total 1,644,562 1,572,790 5
Exports out of the above 786,849 616,746 28

With two new Discover motorcycles launched and the festive season in full swing, we feel that Bajaj may just reach its expected target. Do you think Bajaj can achieve its optimistic sales target of 400,000 units in the month of September? Share your thoughts through comments below.

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