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Domestic car sales up 7 p.c., bikes 14.33 p.c. in May
08 June 2011

Domestic passenger car sales grew by 7 per cent to 1,58,817 units in May, 2011, from 1,48,425 units in the same month last year.

According to figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Thursday, motorcycle sales in the country grew by 14.33 per cent during the month to 8,29,255 units from 7,25,311 units in the corresponding month last year.

Total two-wheeler sales increased by 14.49 per cent last month to 10,72,287 units from 9,36,555 units in May, 2010.

Sales of commercial vehicles jumped by 16.16 per cent to 56,314 units from 48,479 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

Total sales of vehicles across categories registered a growth of 13.40 per cent to 13,70,786 units in May, as against 12,08,820 units in the same month last year, it added.



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