The passenger vehicles business reported a total sale and distribution offtake of 25,527 nos. (23,877 Tata + 1,650 Fiat) in the domestic market in September 2010, a 23% increase compared to 20,752 nos. (18,176 Tata + 2,576 Fiat) in September last year. Sales of Tata passenger vehicles are 23,877 nos., a growth of 31% over September 2009. Sales of the Tata Nano were 5,520 nos., higher by 61% over September last year. The Indica range sales were 6,258 nos., lower by 37% over September last year. The Indigo range recorded sales of 8,783 nos., a growth of 248% over September last year. The Sumo/Safari range accounted for sales of 3,316 nos., higher by 40% over September last year.
Cumulative sales and distribution offtake of passenger vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal are 161,036 nos. (149,173 Tata + 11,863 Fiat), against 111,470 nos. (98,568 Tata + 12,902 Fiat) last year, a growth of 44%.
Cumulative sales of Tata passenger vehicles were 149,173 nos., a 51% increase compared to 98,568 nos., in September last year. Cumulative sales of the Nano are 37,402 nos., a 345% increase compared to 8,396 nos., in September last year. Cumulative sales of the Indica range are 48,902 nos., lower by 14%. Cumulative sales of the Indigo family are 43,771 nos., higher by 149%. Cumulative sales of the Sumo/Safari range are 19,098 nos., higher by 22%.
The company's sales from exports at 5,057 vehicles in September 2010 registered a growth of 77% compared to 2,863 vehicles in September last year. The cumulative sales from exports for the fiscal at 26,698 nos. are higher by 102% over 13,223 nos. in the same period last year.