Domestic car sales up 22% in October, bike sales rises 5.66%

Motorcycle sales rose 5.66 per cent to 10,65,856 units in October as against 10,08,761 units sold during the same month last year.

By: | Updated: March 21, 2016 9:57 AM

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Domestic passenger car sales rose to 1,94,158 units in October from 1,59,408 units in the same month a year ago. (Photo: Reuters)

Domestic passenger car sales rose 21.80 per cent to 1,94,158 units in October from 1,59,408 units in the same month a year ago.

Motorcycle sales rose 5.66 per cent to 10,65,856 units in October as against 10,08,761 units sold during the same month last year, according to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

Total sales of two-wheelers rose 13.31 per cent last month to 16,56,235 units as against 14,61,712 units in October, 2014.

Sales of commercial vehicles were up 12.73 per cent to 58,596 units during last month, SIAM said.

Vehicle sales across categories registered a 13.91 per cent increase to 20,35,821 units in October from 17,87,160 units in the corresponding month, it added.

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