Bajaj Auto sales down 5% in August


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  Bajaj Auto on Friday reported a five per cent decline in its total sales at 3,25,347 units in August as against 3,41,965 in the same month a year ago.


Motorcycle sales during the month fell by four per cent to 2,79,911 units as against 2,90,436 units in August last year, the company said in a BSE filing.

Bajaj Auto's commercial vehicles sales during the month stood at 45,436 units compared with 51,529 units in the year-ago period, a decline of 12 per cent.

Its exports in August came at 1,25,033 units as against 1,81,658 units a year ago, a fall of 31 per cent, the company said.

Shares of Bajaj Auto were trading 1.52 per cent down at Rs 2,951.05 on BSE.