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Car sales up marginally; passenger vehicles up 4.48% in October

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016,14:13 IST By metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | Domestic passenger vehicle sales rose 4.48 per cent to 2,80,677 units in October from 2,68,630 units in the same month last year.

Domestic car sales were up marginally to 1,95,036 units as against 1,94,158 units in October last year, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

Motorcycle sales last month grew 7.37 per cent to 11,44,516 units as against 10,65,925 units a year earlier.

Total two-wheeler sales in October increased 8.72 per cent to 18,00,672 units as compared with 16,56,304 units in the year-ago month.

Sales of commercial vehicles were up 11.9 per cent to 65,569 units in October, SIAM said.

Vehicle sales across categories registered a growth of 8.14 per cent to 22,01,571 units from 20,35,905 units in October 2015, it added.