Domestic Car Sales Rise 6% In August, Motorcycle Sales Decline

| September 10 , 2015 , 13:03 IST
[caption id="attachment_123860" align="aligncenter" width="700"]Domestic car sales rise 6% in August Domestic Car Sales Rise 6% In August[/caption] Domestic passenger car sales rose 6.06 percent to 1,63,093 units in August from 1,53,781 units in the same month a year ago. However, motorcycle sales declined 9.59 percent to 8,23,053 units last month from 9,10,312 units a year ago, according to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).  Total two-wheeler sales in August was down 2.98 percent to 13,05,350 units as against 13,45,506 units in the same month last year. Sales of commercial vehicles were up 7.58 percent to 52,198 units in August, SIAM said. Vehicle sales across categories registered a decline of 2.07 percent to 16,26,148 units from 16,60,512 units in August 2014, it added.