The country’s largest automobile manufacturer, Tata Motors, on Friday reported an 84 per cent jump in its global sales at 74,707 units for December 2008, compared to the corresponding month in 2008.

The company also posted 137 per cent surge in the sale of its commercial vehicles at 37,326 units in December 2009, it said in a statement.

During the month under review, it sold 16,247 units of passenger vehicles, up by 53 per cent, against the same month previous year, it added.

Sale of its iconic brands Jaguar and Land Rover jumped up by 33 per cent in the last month of 2009.

During the month, it sold 4,794 units of Jaguar up by five per cent, while Land Rover sales stood at 16,340 units an increase of 45 per cent, compared to December 2008.

Tata Motors Group’s global sales comprises of Tata, Tata Daewoo and Hispano Carrocera range of commercial vehicles, and British brands such as Jaguar and Land Rover.

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