Tata Motors’ managed to sell 40,883 vehicles in August 2014, which includes passenger cars, commercial vehicles as well as exports. The numbers show a decline of 18% over 49,611 vehicles sold in August 2013. Also, in August 2014, Tata Motors has managed to shift 36,403 vehicles in the domestic market, excluding imports- indicating a 19% decline over 44,717 vehicles sold in August last year.
Cumulative sales (including exports) for the company for the fiscal are 190,476 nos., which points out to a 25% decline over 254,355 nos., sold last year.
Commercial vehicle sales from Tata Motors in August 2014 stood at 25,428 nos., showing a 23% decline compared to 33,153 commercial vehicles sold in August last year. LCV sales were 16,287 nos., a decline of 35% over August last year, while M&HCV sales promised a 11% growth at 9,141 units, as compared to August last year.
Cumulative sales of commercial vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal were 126,682 nos., lower by an alarming 28% over last year. Cumulative LCV sales was 80,658 nos., a decline of 37% over last year, while M&HCV sales stood at 46,024 nos., lower by 7% over last year.
Passenger vehicle sales dwindled, as August 2914 saw the company dispatch 10,975 units- a 5% decline over 11,564 vehicles sold in August 2013. Sales of the passenger cars in August 2014 were 8,229 nos., again lower by 6% over 8,761 vehicles sold in August last year. Even utility vehicles faced the brunt, with 2,746 units sold in August 2014, a decline of 2% over 2,803 nos., sold in August last year.
Cumulative sales of passenger vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal stood at 44,724 units, indicating a sharp decline of 21% over last year. Cumulative sales of the passenger cars this fiscal was 33,450 nos., lower by 25% over vehicles sold last year. The utility vehicles sales stood at 11,274 nos.- a 7% decline over 12,116 nos., sold last year.