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Updated: March 9, 2011 11:44 IST

Domestic car sales up 22.63 per cent, bikes 20.8 per cent in February

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Domestic passenger car sales rose by 22.63 per cent to 1,89,008 units in February, 2011, from 1,54,132 units in the same month last year. File photo
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Domestic passenger car sales rose by 22.63 per cent to 1,89,008 units in February, 2011, from 1,54,132 units in the same month last year. File photo

Domestic passenger car sales rose by 22.63 per cent to 1,89,008 units in February, 2011, from 1,54,132 units in the same month last year.

Figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Wednesday also show that motorcycle sales in the country grew by 20.8 per cent during the month to 7,76,051 units from 6,42,419 units in the same month last year.

Total two-wheeler sales in February increased by 22.04 per cent to 1,02,2272 units from 8,37,653 units in the corresponding period last year.

Sales of commercial vehicles climbed by 10.49 per cent to 64,057 units from 57,977 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

Total sales of vehicles across categories registered 21.32 per cent growth to 13,70,932 units in February, 2011, from 11,30,037 units in the same month last year, it added.

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