Tata Motors’ global wholesales witnessed robust growth in January 2018, posting 20% increase over the same period, last year. The global wholesales include Tata’s British subsidiaries, Jaguar and Land Rover. Tata’s global wholesales of its commercial vehicles and Daewoo range, stood at 44,828 units, witnessing a massive growth by 32%, over the same period under review in the corresponding year. On the other hand, Tata’s global wholesales of all the passenger vehicles in January 2018 were at 69,969 units, up by 13% opposed to January 2017.
Global wholesales of Tata’s British subsidiaries, Jaguar Land Rover, stood at 49,631 units (JLR number for January 2018 includes CJLR volumes of 8,125 units). Jaguar wholesales for the month of January were 16,108, whereas Land Rover’s wholesales for the same month were 33,523 units.
The company also previewed a slew of models at the ongoing Auto Expo 2018 including the tradition-engine-powered vehicles, as well as its upcoming electric vehicles. Some of the prominent models unveiled at the Tata pavilion include the Hyundai i20 rivalling 45X premium hatchback and Tata H5X SUV, etc.
While the 45X hatchback is built on the ALFA-ARC platform, the H5X SUV has been built jointly by Tata Motors and its UK unit Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Plc. The company also revealed the performance versions of Tiago and Tigor JTP along with their electric models. Overall, the company showcased twenty-five vehicles at the biennial event including six electric vehicles (EVs) and two novel platforms for its passenger vehicles segment.