General Motors November sales up 17.67 percent

December 1st, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) General Motors India Wednesday reported a growth of 17.67 percent in its November sales this year, which stood at 8,376 units as against 7,118 units in the corresponding month in 2009.

According to GM India’s vice president P. Balendran, the rise was primarily driven by the favourable customer response to its sedan car Cruze, compact car Beat and hatchback Spark.

“Introduction of best-in-segment cars from the 300 series, increase in customer outreach through distribution network and our unique value proposition like Chevrolet Cashless Ownership offer are the factors that have led to impressive sales,” Balendran said.

The automobile manufacturer also reported a cumulative rise of over 63 percent for sales in the January-November period, compared to the corresponding period last year.

“The sales comprised of 2,786 units of Spark, 2,547 units of Beat, and 617 units of the Chevrolet Cruze,” the company said in a statement.

Sales of other brands like Tavera stood at 1,476 units, followed by 297 units of Aveo, 291 units of Aveo U-VA, 262 units of Chevrolet Optra and 100 units of the Chevrolet Captiva.

Recently, the company completed seven years of its foray into the Indian market and also crossed the 1,00,000 unit mark Nov 27.

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