Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter, achieved record sales of 31,501 units for the month of March, 2010 in the domestic market, registering 27.3 per cent growth over the same month last year, says a release from the company.

HMIL’s total sales for March 2010 stood at 55,035 units as against 46,159 units in March 2009, registering 19.2 per cent cumulative growth. The domestic sales accounted for 31,501 units (which is the highest since HMIL started operations in 1998) as against 24,754 units in March, 2009 while the exports grew from 21,405 units in March 2009 to 23,534 units in March 2010. For the quarter ending Jannuary – March 2010, HMIL registered a growth of 33.5 per cent with total sales of 162,273. For the same period last year, sales stood at 121,565 units. The period of April 1, 2009 – March 31, 2010 saw HMIL clock 600,588 units, up from 497,206 units in the same period last year. The segment-wise cumulative sales for the month of March 2010 are as follows: A2 segment (Santro, i10, Getz & i20) 50,715 units; A3 segment (Accent & Verna) 4,276 units; A5 segment (Sonata Transform) 44 units; and SUV segment (Tucson) 0 unit.

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