In the April-June quarter, the companys passenger vehicle business was flat, up 1% to 41,191 units. For the last financial year, sales volumes had grown at 28% to 179,076 units.
Meanwhile, Tata Motors on Monday launched a CRDi (common rail diesel injection) variant of its sports utility vehicle Safari with a tag of Rs 7.82 lakh. With this the company expects sales to increase by 25% from the current 250-300 units per month, said Mr Sumantran. He also indicated that the company has plans to offer other models with CRDi technology in the future. In the course of time, the common rail technology will find its way to the Indica, Indigo and Sumo models as well. But I cannot specify exact dates, he said.