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Passenger car sales up 5.04%; bikes jump 6.2% in July

PTI 08 Aug 2014, 12:19:14 PM IST
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New Delhi: Domestic passenger car sales grew 5.04 per cent to 1,37,873 units in July this year compared with 1,31,257 units in the same month last year.

According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), motorcycle sales during last month grew 6.17 per cent to 8,59,290 units from 8,09,386 units in the same month previous year.

Total two-wheeler sales grew 13.73 per cent to 12,87,462 units from 11,32,066 units. Total sales of commercial vehicles were down by 13.64 per cent at 47,765 units (55,310 units), SIAM said.

Total sale of vehicles across categories registered a growth of 12 per cent to 15,86,123 units in July 2014 against 14,16,182 units in the same month of 2013, it added.