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Ashok leyland sales down 73% in January 2009

Ashok Leyland Ltd. (ALL) has reported a 73% decline in its sales in January 2009, at 2,444 units, as compared to 9,112 units sold in January 2008. However, the company’s January sales were up 6% on the 2,307 units it sold in December 2008.

ALL produced 1,170 vehicles in January this year, compared to 960 units in December 2008. However, exports dropped to 418 vehicles in January this year, compared to 901 units in December 2008 and 635 units in January 2008.

During April 2008-January 2009 period, ALL’s total sales dropped to 46,087 units, compared to 65,110 units in the year-ago period.

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M&M;’s FES registers 7% decline in domestic sales in January 2009

Mahindra & Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES) sold a total of 82,323 units during the April-January period this fiscal. This figure includes domestic sales as well as exports and represents a 1.75% decline over the 83,789 units sold in the April-January period in the last fiscal.

M&M’s cumulative tractor sales in the domestic market in April-January FY 2008-09 were 76,282 units, compared to 77,016 units sold in the April-January period in the last fiscal.

For the month of January 2009, M&M’s sales of tractors in the domestic market stood at 6,666 units as compared to 7,174 units for January last year – a decline of 7%.

Exports during January this year were 265 units, as against 879 units for the same period last year...

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BMW reports 100% growth in sales in India in 2008

Recession? For BMW, certainly not!

While the worldwide economic slowdown has brought many carmakers to their knees, that’s certainly not the case with BMW – at least not in India. The German company says it has recorded a 100% growth in the sales of its cars here in 2008. BMW, which had already delivered 2,700 cars in India by the end of November this year, plans to get to the 2,800 figure by the end of this month

Given that BMW had only sold 1,387 cars in India last year, the above figures are certainly commendable. And while the company does expect sales to dip in 2009, it still plans to increase its dealership network, spreading to relatively smaller cities like Ludhiana, Bhubaneshwar, Jaipur and Coimbatore.

BMW’s plant in Chennai has an annual production capacity of 3,000...

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TVS Motor’s sales down 12.73% in November 2008

TVS Motor Co. has reported a decline of 12.73% in its two-wheeler sales for November 2008, at 98,402 units, down from 112,766 units in November 2007. The company’s motorcycle sales dropped 20.7% to 45,276 units in November this year.

On the flip side, TVS’ exports doubled to 20,911 units in November 2008, as against 10,408 units in the year-ago period.

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Maruti’s domestic sales down 26.9%, exports up by 11.7% in November 2008

Maruti Suzuki India has reported a 27.4% decline in car sales during November 2008, at 47,103 units, down from 64,885 units sold in November last year. Maruti’s total vehicle sales during the month were down by 24.4%, at 52,711 units, against 69,699 units in November 2007.

Sales of the Maruti Alto, Zen Estilo, Wagon R, Swift and A-Star were down 26.6%, at 34,976 units, compared to 47,641 units sold in November last year. However, sales of the SX4 and DZire went up by 40.3%, at 5,975 units, compared to 4,260 units last year.

The company’s domestic sales were down by 26.9%, at 47,704 units, compared to 65,216 units in the corresponding month last year. On the other hand, Maruti’s exports during the month grew by 11.7%, 5,007 units, compared to 4,483 units in the year-ago period...

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