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201604 Oct

Maruti Suzuki-Vitara-Brezza


Backed by attractive festive offers, Motown sales soar during September, 2016. Most of the auto manufacturers have experienced surge in their sales figures during the period in correspondence to the same month in 2015.


Country’s leading automaker, Maruti Suzuki has announced that it sold a total of 1,49,143 units in September 2016, registering a growth of 31.1 percent over the same period of the last fiscal. This includes 1,37,321 units sold in the domestic market and 11,822 units that have been exported. The company had sold a total of 1,13,759 units in September 2015. Maruti Suzuki also sold over 18,000 units in UV space dominated by the Vitara Brezza. The introduction of the special editions of the Alto and the Swift has helped the company to register a growth of over 24 percent and 12.3 percent in mini and compact car segments. This is also the company's highest ever total sales (Domestic sales along with exports) for the month of September ever.




Hyundai Motor India registered domestic sales of 42,605 units and exports of 16,606 with cumulative sales of 59,211 units for the month of September 2016. Commenting on the September sales Rakesh Srivastava, Senior VP, Sales and Marketing, Hyundai Motor India said, "Hyundai with a domestic volume of 42,605 units in September '16 registered highest ever sales of 370,448 units for the CY (Jan-Sep '16) with a sustained growth of 7.9% with a strong portfolio of Modern Premium products led by Creta, Elite i20 and Grand. We hope that the festive season will see a benchmark growth in the industry with the evenly spread monsoon along with the 7th Pay commission building to positive sentiments in the market."




Indian auto major Tata Motors announced 8 percent increase in total sales at 48,648 units in September this year, when compared to 45,215 units sold during the same period last year. In a statement issued by the company, the auto manufacturer said, “Domestic sales of Tata Motors' commercial and passenger vehicles grew 5 percent to 42,961 units in September over the same month of the previous year. Sales of passenger vehicles in the domestic market grew 24 percent to 14,601 units last month as against 11,732 units in the year-ago period."


In the commercial vehicles segment, the company's domestic sales were down by 2 percent at 28,360 units, while exports during the month increased by 29 percent at 5,687 units compared with 4,402 units sold in September 2015. The automaker has been enjoying the growth in passenger vehicles largely with the success of the Tiago, even as the rest of the passenger vehicles continue to bring in modest numbers. The company is now gearing up to launch its second launch for the current fiscal, the Hexa, towards the end of October. With the festive season here, the company is now looking to maintain the good sales momentum in October and November as well.




Mahindra's sales for September 2016 stood at 46,130 units compared to 42,848 units during September 2015 registering a growth of 8 percent month-on-month. The company sold 20,537 vehicles last month as against 19,564 units in September 2015. The company has achieved a growth of 11 percent in the first two quarters of the on-going financial year which ended on September 30, 2016. Exports for September 2016 stood at 3,585 vehicles, a growth of 14 percent and cumulatively a growth of 18 percent during the first six months of the FY16-17. Commenting on the auto sales performance for September 2016, Pravin Shah, President & Chief Executive (Automotive), M&M said, "A good and near normal spread of monsoon as well as new vehicle launches have helped the auto industry perform positively. We do hope that the upcoming festive season brings in better demand due to improved sentiments. We are happy to have achieved an 11 percent growth during the first six months of the current financial in spite of the various uncertainties and challenges. Our exports during the six month period have seen a good growth of 18 percent. We hope to continue this momentum for the remaining part of the year."


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