Tata Motors today said its global sales increased by 11 per cent in May to 88,251 units, driven mainly by commercial vehicles and Land Rover.

Sales of luxury brands from Jaguar Land Rover were at 22,296 units during May, up 17 per cent from the same month last year, Tata Motors said in a statement.

While sales of luxury sedans of Jaguar brand declined by 18 per cent last month to 4,221 units, Land Rover sales grew 30 per cent at 18,075 units, it added.

It said total passenger vehicles sales stood at 44,181 units in May 2011, a growth of 2 per cent from the same month last year.

Commercial vehicles sales were up by 20 per cent to 44,070 units from the same month last year, it added.

The Tata Motors Group’s global sales comprise Tata, Tata Daewoo and Hispano Carrocera range of commercial vehicles, Tata passenger vehicles, along with the distributed brands in India, Jaguar and Land Rover.

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