Domestic car sales dip 8%, bike sales rise slightly in Nov


Domestic car sales fell by 8.25% to 158,257 units in November this year compared to 172,493 units in the same month last year.

According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) today, motorcycle sales last month went up marginally to 867,518 units from 8,67,088 units in November, 2011.

Total two-wheeler sales in November, 2012 rose by 1.23% to 1,175,429 units from 1,161,176 in November, 2011.

Total sales of commercial vehicles were down by 7.31% to 61,410 units from 66,254 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

Total sale of vehicles across categories registered an increase of 1.79% at 1,515,600 units last month as against 1,488,894 units in November 2011, it added.