Car sales up four percent in April

May 11th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Domestic car sales grew 4.2 percent in April to 102,899 units from 98,752 units the corresponding month the previous year, a leading industry body said Monday.
Two-wheeler sales rose 13.71 percent to 700,995 units in April, compared to 616,468 vehicles sold the same month in 2008, industry figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed.

In the two-wheeler category, motor-cycle sales rose over 12 percent to 5,62,357 vehicles from 5,01,592 units in the year-ago period.

However, sales of commercial vehicles dipped 11.25 percent to 29,842 vehicles in April from 33,626 units a year ago.

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