India automaker, Tata Motors have reported to have registered a decline of 34 per cent in sales at 33,892 units in the month of April 2014. The company had sold 51,160 units in the same month last year.
In the domestic market, which includes passenger as well as commercial fleet of vehicles, Tata Motors reported a dip of 36 per cent with total sales of 30,670 units in April. This number was 47,595 in April 2013.
In the passenger segment alone, 5,653 units were contributed by the Tata Nano, Indica and Indigo cars and 1,788 units were brought in by the Sumo, Safari, Aria and Venture vehicles. Total number of passenger vehicles sold in April 2014 stood at 7,441 units, which is lower by 36 per cent as compared to 11,570 units sold in the year ago period.
In the commercial vehicle segment alone, Tata Motors saw a decline of 36 per cent in sales at 23,229 units as compared to 36,025 units in April last year. Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) on the other hand, saw a decline in sales by 43 per cent at 14,804 units, while medium heavy commercial vehicles sales fell 16 per cent to 8,425 units.
In terms of export market, the company shipped out a total of 3,222 units in April 2014, which translates to a dip of 10 per cent, when compared to the 3,565 units that were exported by the company in April 2013.