The sales figures of Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) have skyrocketed during the festive season. Honda reported that they sold 11,214 vehicles in October 2013, as compared to 8,085 vehicles during the same month in 2012. This is an increase of a significant 39% in sales.
The sales of Honda cars in April - October 2013 increased by 63% to 70,831 units in contrast to 43,525 units in April - October 2012. In October, the sales leader was the Amaze with 9,564 units. The remaining numbers are as follows – Brio with 1,472 units, City with 31 units, Accord with 60 units and the CR-V with 87 units.
Mr. Jnaneswar Sen, the Senior Vice President of Marketing & Sales at Honda Cars India Ltd., said, “On the happy occasion of Diwali, we would like to thank our customers for making Amaze as the best selling model for HCIL which has registered its highest monthly sales of 9,564 units during October 2013. Adding to the excitement of this festive season and to offer greater convenience to our customers, HCIL is starting 3rd shift for production in our Greater Noida plant from this month to reduce waiting period and aid in quick delivery of cars.”
Further strengthening the sales of Honda vehicles is the fact that Honda exported a total volume of 365 units to foreign countries just in the month of October 2013.