Feb Auto Sales: Ashok Leyland sees pressure on medium, heavy segments

Commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland reported a 2% drop in sales of medium and heavy commercial vehicle domestic sales for February as the Indian auto industry grapples with an overall slowdown.However, a 9% jump in the light commercial vehicle segment supported overall volumes, helping the automaker post a 1% increase in its total domestic sales […]

Maruti Suzuki has another disappointing month, Feb sales down 0.8%

Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest auto maker, reported a marginal decline in its February 2018 sales, as exports fell 20% and domestic market sales rose 0.9%. Total vehicle sales, including exports, were down 0.8% at 149 lakh compared to February 2018. The monthly performance is largely similar to what was seen in January, when domestic market […]

Tata Motors passenger auto sales down 11% in Jan as finance woes bite

As muted consumer sentiments continued in January 2019, Tata Motors Commercial and Passenger Vehicles Business sales in the domestic market witnessed a drop of 8% at 54,915 units as against 59,441 units sold over last year. The cumulative sales for the domestic market (April 2018 -January 2019) grew by 21% with 552,887 units as compared […]

Jaguar Land Rover November retail sales down 8%

Jaguar Land Rover reported an 8% decline in its November retail sales, reflecting what the premium auto-maker called “continuing challenging market conditions in China”. Sales in China were down 50.7% as “market conditions remain difficult with continuing consumer uncertainty following tariff changes and trade concerns.” The company said it was “focused on taking all the […]

Bajaj Auto reports 45% jump in domestic 2-wheeler sales for Nov 2108

Bajaj Auto reported a 45% jump in two-wheeler sales in India in November, while overall sales of two-wheelers and three-wheelers, including exports, were up 25%. India two-wheeler sales jumped to 2.05 lakh in November from 1.42 lakh last year. However, compared to October, sales were down from 2.82 lakh. Nevertheless, the performance is better than […]

TVS Motor posts 26% jump in October auto sales as Scooters overtake Motorcycles

TVS Motor Co, one of the world’s largest two-wheeler makers, reported a 26% jump in October sales, thanks in part to a festival season that came early this year. Sales, including exports and three-wheelers, jumped to 398,427 in October from 317,411 last year. This is a better performance compared to September, when overall sales had […]