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Domestic car sales up 38 per cent


Domestic passenger car sales jumped by 37.95 per cent to 1,58,764 units in July compared to 1,15,084 units in the same month last year.

According to the figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) today, motorcycle sales in the country grew by 30.09 per cent to 7,10,621 units during the month under review from 5,46,233 units in the same month last year.


Total two-wheeler sales in July increased 30.41 per cent to 9,38,514 units from 7,19,656 units in July 2009.

Sales of commercial vehicles jumped by 36.99 per cent to 51,481 units from 37,580 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

Total sales of vehicles across categories registered a growth of 31.50 per cent to 12,37,461 units in July against 9,41,070 units in the same month last year, it added.