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Honda Cars sales surge nearly three-fold in December

Honda Cars India on Friday posted nearly threefold increase in domestic sales at 14,428 units in December. The company had sold 5,493 units in December 2013, it stated.

Last month, it sold 1,120 units of its small car Brio, 5,176 units of compact sedan Amaze, 2,098 units of Mobilio and 6,012 units of the mid-sized sedan City. Besides, the company sold 22 units of sports utility vehicle CRV. In addition, the company exported a total of 620 units during the month.

During 2014, the company recorded its highest ever domestic sales in a calendar year with 1,79,816 units, a growth of 67 per cent, from 1,07,661 units in 2013.

Commenting on the sales performance, HCIL Senior Vice-President (Marketing and Sales)Jnaneswar Sen said: "Two successful launches of Honda City and Honda Mobilio coupled with strong demand for all models throughout the year have contributed to 67 per cent growth in HCIL sales in 2014".

Honda's fast expanding dealer network in tier III markets has further contributed to this sales growth, he added.