Domestic passenger vehicles sales rose 14.68 per cent to 2,77,602 units in April from 2,42,060 units in the same month last year. Domestic car sales rose 17.36 per cent to 1,90,788 units as against 1,62,566 units in April last year, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). Motorcycle sales were up marginally at 10,29,972 units as against 10,24,895 units a year earlier.
Total two-wheeler sales in April increased by 7.34 per cent to 16,74,796 units compared to 15,60,308 units in the year-ago month. Sales of commercial vehicles were down 22.93 per cent to 41,490 units in April, SIAM said. Vehicle sales across categories registered an increase of 6.82 per cent to 20,30,476 units from 19,00,848 units in April 2016, it added.