Car Sales Up 9.53% In August

| September 8 , 2016 , 13:42 IST
Lead-pic-11Domestic passenger vehicle sales grew 16.68% to 2,58,722 units in August from 2,21,743 units in the same month last year. Car sales were also up 9.53% to 1,77,829 units as against 1,62,360 units in August last year, according to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (Siam). Motorcycle sales last month jumped by 22.19% to 10,05,666 units as against 8,23,051 units a year earlier. Total two-wheeler sales in August grew 26.32% to 16,48,883 units compared with 13,05,348 units in the year-ago month. Sales of commercial vehicles rose by 1.53% to 52,996 units in August, Siam said. Vehicle sales across categories registered a growth of 23.72% to 20,10,794 units from 16,25,332 units in August 2015, it added. For all the latest news and updates from India and across the globe, follow us on @NewsWorldIN on Twitter and News World India on Facebook