Car Sales

  • Maruti Suzuki India April sales decline 11 per cent to 86,196 units 01-05-2014 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India, the country's largest carmaker, on Thursday reported 11.4 per cent decline in total sales in April to 86,196 units, against 97,302 units in the same month last year. The company said its domestic sales declined by 12.6 per cent during the month to 79,119 units...
  • Self-driving cars to be 9 per cent of global auto sales in 2035: Study 01-01-2014 12:24 PM

    Detroit: Sales of vehicles able to drive themselves will account for about 9 per cent of global auto sales in about two decades, according to a forecast published on Tuesday by auto industry consultant IHS Automotive. The study focused on autonomous cars, which can drive with "no attention needed by...
  • Maruti sales down 10.7 per cent in November 02-12-2013 01:21 PM

    New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Monday reported 10.7 per cent decline in its total sales at 92,140 units in November as against 1,03,200 units in the same month in 2012. Domestic sales during the month stood at 85,510 units, down 5.9 per cent from 90,882...
  • Car sales up by 0.7 per cent in September: industry body 08-10-2013 12:27 PM

    Car sales in India rose marginally in September, an industry body said on Tuesday, as demand during the ongoing festive season was tempered by high interest rates and fuel costs. Automakers sold 156,018 cars in India last month, up 0.7 per cent from a year earlier, data from the Society...
  • Maruti production plants at Gurgaon, Manesar shut for a day today 07-06-2013 09:47 AM

    New Delhi: Falling sales have forced the country's largest car maker Maruti Udyog to announce a one-day shutdown on Friday of its production facilities in Manesar and Gurgaon. This is the first time Maruti has shut down its diesel car production at Manesar. The company said that it needs to...
  • Maruti to shut 2 production plants for a day as diesel car sales dip 06-06-2013 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: Falling car sales have forced Maruti Udyog to shut down its Gurgaon and Manesar plants for a day on June 7. Maruti will shut down production at the two plants as demand for diesel cars falls, said sources. This is the first time Maruti will shut down its...
  • India car sales to grow 3-5 pc in FY13-14 10-04-2013 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: Car sales in India are forecast to grow between 3 per cent and 5 per cent in the current financial year, an industry body said on Wednesday, following the first drop in sales in a decade in 2012/13. Sales of trucks and buses are seen growing 7-9 per...
  • Car sales fall 7 pc in FY13, first drop in a decade 10-04-2013 11:04 AM

    New Delhi: Car sales in India fell an annual 6.7 per cent in the financial year that ended in March, their first fall in a decade, and sales during March fell an annual 22.5 per cent, the fifth consecutive monthly slide, an industry body said on Wednesday. Automakers sold 180,675...
  • Domestic car sales down by 5 pc, bikes dip by 19 pc in Sept 10-10-2012 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: Domestic car sales declined by 5.36 per cent to 1,57,536 units in September 2012 compared to 1,66,464 units in September 2011. According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), motorcycle sales last month fell by 18.85 per cent to 7,53,693 units, from 9,28,716...
  • Maruti to hike car prices within a week 24-09-2012 08:36 PM

    New Delhi: Country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India on Monday said it will hike prices of its vehicles by within a week in order to offset impact of adverse foreign exchange fluctuation and rising input costs. "There is a lot of pressure on our margins due to the foreign...
  • Car sales may miss 2012-13 growth forecast: SIAM 10-09-2012 01:55 PM

    New Delhi: With domestic car sales posting the biggest drop in 10 months in August by 18.56 per cent, industry body SIAM on Monday said its forecast of registering a growth of 9-11 per cent in the 2012-13 fiscal is unlikely to be met. While the August car sales stood...
  • Maruti's Aug sales skid, Hyundai, Tata see growth 01-09-2012 06:14 PM

    New Delhi: Domestic car sales of Maruti Suzuki India declined by 35 per cent in August, hit by a month-long lockout at its Manesar plant, but the other two main players, Hyundai and Tata Motors posted positive growth during the month amid tough market conditions. Other manufacturers, Mahindra & Mahindra,...
  • Maruti Suzuki sales down by 5 pc in May 01-06-2012 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki on Friday reported 4.99 per cent fall in total sales at 98,884 units for May. The company had sold 1,04,073 units in the same month last year, Maruti Suzuki India said in a statement. In May, MSI recorded domestic sales at 89,478...
  • Car makers await banks to cut interest on car loans 17-04-2012 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: Car makers are hoping that bank will reduce interest rates on car loans following the RBI's cut on lending rates as the industry looks forward to overcome slow growth witnessed last fiscal. Describing RBI's cut in short term lending rate by 0.50 per cent to 8 per cent...
  • Car sales up 2.2 pct in FY12, crash to 3-year low 10-04-2012 05:51 PM

    New Delhi: Car sales in India rose just 2.2 percent in the fiscal year that ended in March, a year to forget for automakers marked by demand-smothering high interest rates and rising fuel costs, but are seen posting double-digit growth this year. Sales rose an annual 19.7 percent in March,...
  • Car sales down 24 per cent in October 09-11-2011 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: Car sales in India registered their steepest monthly decline in over 10 years in October, tanking by 23.77 per cent on account of a huge drop in output by the country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki due to labour trouble, coupled with high interest rates and fuel prices. According...
  • Tata Motors global sales down 6 pc in July 16-08-2011 06:35 PM

    New Delhi: Tata Motors on Tuesday said its global sales stood at 85,392 units in July, down six per cent as compared to the same month last year. Sales of luxury brands from Jaguar Land Rover were flat at 19,119 vehicles in July, Tata Motors said in a statement. While...
  • Car sales down 16 per cent in July 10-08-2011 11:30 AM

    New Delhi: Car sales in India fell 15.8 percent in July, an industry body said, as higher interest rates, rising fuel prices and vehicle costs crimped demand in the world's second-fastest growing major auto market. Indian automakers sold 133,747 cars in July, according to data from the Society of Indian...
  • India records highest car sales in May 09-06-2010 07:01 PM

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