Renault witnesses highest ever car sales in India

Renault witnesses highest ever car sales in India
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During the month of Aug 2016, Hyundai India posted sales of 43,201 units in the domestic market. This is an increase of 6.7% as against sales registered in the month of Aug 2015.

During the month of Aug 2016, Hyundai India posted sales of 43,201 units in the domestic market. This is an increase of 6.7% as against sales registered in the month of Aug 2015. Exports too increased from 14,102 units to 16,506 units, marking a sharp 17% increase. Overall sales of the company increased from 54,607 units to 59,707 units in Aug 2016.

HMIL sales

Aug 2015

Aug 2016

(%)

Domestic

40,505

43,201

6.7

Exports

14,102

16,506

17

Cumulative

54,607

59,707

9.3

Renault India continued to ride on the success of their newly launched Kwid small car. Renault sold just 1,527 cars in Aug 2015. For August 2016, Renault India posted sales of 12,972 units, which is the highest ever car sales reported by the French marquee in India in a single calender month. Year to date sales stand at 86,835 units, as against 26,559 units registered in the same period last year.

Passenger vehicle sales of Tata Motors increased 16% thanks to the newly launched Tiago small car. The Indian company sold a total of 13,002 cars in Aug 2016, as against 11,163 cars sold in Aug 2015. Cumulative sales year to date stand at 58,604 as against 52,986 last year.

Ford India posted a marginal increase in domestic sales for August 2016, during which they posted 8,548 units as against 8,331 units in the same month last year. Ford posted a significant increase in exports as they exported 17,860 cars last month, as against 8,331 cars exported last year.

Honda Car India on the other hand, continued to post decline in sales. For Aug 2016, they registered sales of 13,941 units, as against 15,655 units in the same month last year.

Model wise sales break-up for August 2016:

Brio

784

Jazz

3818

Amaze

2488

City

4255

Mobilio

290

BR-V

2229

CR-V

77

Domestic Total

13,941

Exports

664

Grand Total

14,605

This article first appeared on Rushlane.com

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