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Car sales up 8% in June, Maruti leads

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Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) registered sales of 95,315 units during the month against 61,435 units in June last year. TVS Motor Co's sales, on the other hand, were at 44,375 units compared to 50,835 units in June last year.

Total two-wheeler sales in June this year grew 9.2% to 11,69,733 units from 10,71,161 units in the same month last year, SIAM said.

 

 

Sen said the growth rate in the two-wheeler segment slowed down mainly due to high-base effect of last year.

Scooter sales during June this year stood at 2,24,224 units as against 1,82,324 units in the same month last year.

HMSI's scooter sales were at 1,20,893, as against 76,310 units in the same month last year.

While Hero MotoCorp's June scooter sales were at 32,305 units as compared to 32,924 units in the same month last year, that of TVS Motor Co were 37,694 units as against 41,012 units.

Sales of commercial vehicles grew 4.71% to 64,926 units in June from 62,007 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

"There is a huge concern about the economic growth. Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles (M&HCV) sales are negative in June," Sen said.

In June, (M&HCV) sales stood at 23,907 units as against 27,668 in the year-ago month.

Light commercial vehicles sales stood at 41,019 as against 34,339 units in the same month last year, SIAM said.

Three-wheeler sales during June this year stood at 42,079 units as compared to 40,549 units in the same month last year.

Total sales of vehicles across categories registered 9.05% growth to 14,85,744 units in June 2012 from 13,62,495 units in the same month last year, it added.

"Overall auto sales, there is slight recovery in June," Sen said.