MG motors, Skoda auto, Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai motors and Tata motors have doubled sales in July with a total of 2,81,997 vehicles.
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The month of July was very good for the automakers and most of the companies have sold more vehicles this month. Whether it is Maruti Suzuki or Tata Motors, there has been a tremendous increase in the sales of all. Some of these companies have achieved double the sales.
First of all, if we talk about MG Motors, its retail sales have doubled to 4,225 vehicles in July. MG Motor had sold 2,105 vehicles during the same month of the previous year. The company recorded record sales of its electric electric vehicle ZS (EV) during July, 2021 and achieved record bookings as well.
Rajiv Chhaba, Chairman and Managing Director, MG Motor India said in a tweet, “A lot of people ask about the potential of electric vehicles in India. I believe people are ready and they need good solutions/alternatives from OEM. We got record bookings of ZS EVs in July.” While Rakesh Sidana, Director (Sales) MG Motor India said that the sales of Hector and ZS EVs picked up pace during July.
Skoda Auto sales up three times
Skoda Auto’s vehicle sales tripled to 3,080 units in July. In the same month a year ago, the company sold 922 vehicles. The Czech car company said that its recently introduced compact SUV Kushak contributed well to its vehicle sales.
Jacques Hollis, Brand Director, Skoda Auto India, said that the company has been able to maintain momentum in the value chain due to the introduction of new vehicles. He said, “Now the movement of customers at the dealership is increasing. Customer inquiries are also increasing. There has also been a manifold increase in requests for new dealerships from dealers across the country.
Maruti Suzuki sales increased by 50 percent
Sales of the country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) increased by 50 percent to 1,62,462 units in July. With this, the company sold 1,08,064 vehicles in the same month last year. The company’s sales in the domestic market increased by 39 percent to 1,41,238 units as against 1,01,307 units in the same month a year ago. The sales of the company’s mini cars – Alto and Wagon R stood at 19,685 units as against 17,258 units in July, 2020.
Talking about the compact segment, the sales of Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire stood at 70,268 units as against 51,529 units a year ago. The company sold 1,450 units of the mid-size sedan Ciaz in this month. A year ago this figure was of 1,303 units.
The company’s utility vehicles – Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga – sold 32,272 units as against 19,177 units in the same month a year ago. The company’s exports increased to 21,224 units in July, from 6,757 units in the same month a year ago.
Hyundai sales up 46 percent
Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) sales increased by 46 percent to 60,249 units in the month of July. In the same month last year, the company had sold 41,300 vehicles. The company said in a statement that its sales in the domestic market increased by 26 percent to 48,042 units as against 38,200 units in the same month a year ago. The company’s exports during the month increased to 12,207 units. In July 2020, the company had exported 3,100 vehicles.
Tata Motors sales up 92 percent
Tata Motors said that its total sales in the domestic market in July 2021 increased by 92 percent to 51,981 vehicles compared to the same month last year. The company had sold 27,024 units in July 2020.
The major auto major said that its passenger vehicle sales in the domestic market stood at 30,185 units in July as against 15,012 units in the same month last year. At the same time, sales of its commercial vehicles in the domestic market stood at 21,796 units, which was 12,012 units in July 2020. In this way the sales of its commercial vehicles increased by 81 percent.
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