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Car sales grow 4.9% in February, passenger vehicles up 9%

Friday, Mar 10, 2017,12:23 IST By anju A A A

New Delhi | Domestic passenger vehicle sales rose 9.01 per cent to 2,55,359 units in February, from 2,34,244 in the same month last year.

Domestic car sales were up 4.9 per cent at 1,72,623 units as against 1,64,559 in February last year, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

The figure for motorcycles last month read 8,32,697 units as against 8,59,582 a year earlier, down 3.13 per cent.

Total two-wheeler sales in February declined marginally to 13,62,045 units compared to 13,62,177 in the year-ago month.

Sales of commercial vehicles moved up 7.34 per cent to 66,939 units in February, SIAM said.

Vehicle sales across categories registered a marginal increase at 17,19,699 units from 17,03,736 in February 2016, it added.