Tata Nano drives passenger vehicle sales for Tata Motors

NEW DELHI: Auto major Tata Motors on Sunday reported a 13 per cent jump in total sales in April to 64,383 units from 57,199 units in the same month last year, riding on good numbers from small car Nano , which crossed the 10,000-mark for the first time.

In April, the homegrown firm registered a 1.24 per cent increase in passenger vehicle sales in the domestic market to 23,387 units from 23,099 units in the same period last year, the company said in a statement.

During the month, small car Nano's sales soared by 184 per cent to 10,012 units during April, it said.

The 'Indica' range reported sales of 4,250 units, down 53 per cent. The 'Indigo' family, with sales of 5,282 units, witnessed a dip of 27 per cent vis-a-vis the same month last year. The 'Sumo', 'Safari' and 'Aria' models accounted for sales of 3,843 units, up 15 per cent compared to April last year.

In the commercial vehicles segment, Tata Motors recorded a 19 per cent jump in domestic sales in April to 36,738 units.

Light commercial vehicles sales during the month stood at 22,802 units, up 28 per cent, while medium and heavy commercial vehicle sales stood at 13,936 units, a jump of 6 per cent compared to April, 2010.

Tata Motors' total exports in April jumped by 36 per cent to 4,258 units from 3,137 units in the same month last year.
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