Tata Motors have reported a 24 per cent decline in total cumulative sales of commercial and passenger vehicles in May 2014 at 37,525 units. The Indian automaker had sold 40,304 units in the same period last year. The company’s domestic sales of commercial and passenger vehicles in May 2014 stood at 34,334 units, which translates to decline of 24 per cent as against 45,430 units sold in May 2013. Cumulative sales for the company for the fiscal are 71,417 units, which is lower by 29 per cent over 1,00,483 units sold last year.
Sales of passenger vehicles for May 2014 stood at 9,230 units, which is lower by 17 per cent over 11,134 vehicles sold in May 2013. Sales of the Nano, Indica and the Indigo range in May 2014 stood at 6,932 units, lower by 22 per cent over 8,927 vehicles sold in May 2013. Tata Motors’ utility vehicles range comprising of the Sumo, Safari, Aria and the Venture clocked total sales of 2,298 units, which is a growth of 4 per cent over 2,207 units sold in the year ago period.
In terms of commercial vehicles, Tata Motors registered total sales of 25,104 units in the domestic market, which translates to a 27 per cent decline when compared to 34,296 units sold in May 2013. LCV sales stood at 15,991 units, a decline of 34 per cent over May last year, while M&HCV sales stood at 9,113 units, a decline of 10 per cent over May last year.
Lastly, the company’s sales from exports parked at 3,191 units in May 2014, which is down by 18 per cent compared to 3,874 unit in May last year.