Ashok Leyland August sales decline 24 pct at 7,139 units

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Sep 2 2013, 20:00pm hrs
Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland on Monday reported 24.31 per cent decline in sales at 7,139 units for August 2013.

The Chennai-based heavy vehicle major had sold 9,432 units during the same month of previous year, Ashok Leyland said in a filing with the BSE.

Excluding its small commercial vehicle DOST, the company witnessed 25 per cent fall in commercial vehicle sales at 4,939 units last month from 6,597 units sold in August, 2012.

Sales of its small commercial vehicle DOST declined by 22 per cent at 2,200 units in August 2013 against 2,835 units sold during the year-ago period.