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M&M Auto Sales Up 29 Per Cent in August

By Motortrend India Staff   |   01 September,2010

Auto maker Mahindra & Mahindra on Wednesday reported an increase of 28.96 per cent in its total sales for August at 28,903 units. The company had sold 22,413 units in the corresponding month of 2009, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) said in a statement.

In the domestic market, sales of the company jumped by 27.39 per cent last month at 27,275 units as against 21,410 units in the same month last year, it added. Total sales of M&M utility vehicles, including Scorpio, Xylo, Bolero and Pick-Ups, stood at 12,994 units as against sales of 11,443 units in August 2009, up 13.55 per cent.

Sales of the Logan sedan from Mahindra Renault Pvt Ltd went up by 70.79 per cent to 801 units during the month, compared to 469 units in the same month a year ago. The company said sales of three-wheelers and Gio and Maxximo mini-trucks during August jumped by 38.94 per cent to 5,074 units from 3,652 units during the same month last year.

Light commercial vehicle sales from Mahindra Navistar Automotives Ltd during the month stood at 873 units against 658 units in the same month a year ago, a jump of 32.67 per cent. M&M’s exports during the month jumped 88.06 per cent to 1,228 units as against 653 units during August 2009.

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