reported a 3.64 per cent rise in total sales at 4,59,996 units for August this year.
The industry expects sales to pick up further on account of good monsoons and the festive season, Hero MotoCorp Senior Vice President (Marketing and Sales) Anil Dua said.
Rival Bajaj Auto, however, reported 8.46 per cent decline in motorcycle sales at 2,78,583 units in August, 2013.
Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India reported 38.77 per cent growth in sales at 3,08,932 units for August 2013. Similarly, Yamaha Motor India Sales also reported 67.4 per cent growth in total sales at 60,996 during August 2013 as compared to the corresponding period last year.
Chennai-based TVS Motor Co reported 0.57 per cent increase in total sales in August at 1,55,532 units as against 1,54,647 units in the same month last year.