Car sales for Maruti Suzuki India Limited, stood at a total of 136,962 units in May 2017. This includes 130,676 units in domestic market and 6,286 units of exports. The Company had sold a total of 123,034 units in May 2016. Bestsellers for the company continued to be the DZire, Swift, Baleno and Ciaz in their respective segments.
Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter registered the domestic sales of 42,007 units for the month of May 2017. This is a marginal growth of 1.6 percent over the corresponding month last year.
Tata Motors passenger and commercial vehicle total sales (including exports) in May 2017 were at 38,361 vehicles, lower by 4 percent over 40,123 vehicles sold in May 2016. The company’s domestic sales of Tata Motors commercial and passenger vehicles for May 2017 were at 34,461 nos., lower by 3 percent, over 35,695 nos., in May 2016. Although, in passenger vehicles segment it recorded car sales of 10,855 units in the domestic market, a growth of 27 percent, over May 2016, due to continued strong demand for the Tata Tiago, Tata Tigor and Tata Hexa.
Ford India continued its growth trajectory in May with a steady rise in combined domestic wholesales and exports to 23,503 vehicles from 17,279 vehicles in the corresponding month last year. May domestic wholesales stood at 6,742 vehicles, up from 5,780 units, while exports grew to 16,761 vehicles from 11,499 units in the same month last year.
Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), registered monthly domestic sales of 11,278 units in May 2017 against 9,954 units in corresponding month last year, registering a growth of 13.3 percent. The company has been receiving strong demand for the new 2017 City and the WRV crossover. The company also exported a total of 498 units in May 2017.
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., India’s leading SUV manufacturer, announced its auto sales performance for May 2017 which stood at 41,895 vehicles compared to 40,656 vehicles during May 2016, representing a growth of 3 percent. The Passenger Vehicles segment sold 20,290 vehicles in May 2017 as against 19,635 vehicles during May 2016, registering a growth of 3 percent. The company’s domestic sales stood at 40,602 vehicles during May 2017, as against 36,613 vehicles during May 2016, a growth of 11 percent.
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