Bajaj Auto motorcycle sales rise 5 per cent in August

NEW DELHI: The country’s second largest two-wheeler manufacturer, Bajaj Auto Ltd, Monday said it has registered a five percent hike in motorcycle sales in August despite rising input costs and soaring inflation.

The company’s sales in August stood at 175,274 units, compared to 167,483 units in the corresponding month last year, an official statement said.

Total two-wheeler sales during the month was up four percent at 176,631 units, as against 170,203 units in the corresponding month last year.

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Hero Honda Aug sales up 27 pc

NEW DELHI: Country’s largest two-wheeler maker Hero Honda today reported a 26.84 per cent jump in its domestic sales in August at 3,05,516 units, against 2,40,875 units in the corresponding month last year.

The cumulative sales for the April-August period this year stood at 14,81,077 units, compared with 12,44,919 units in the corresponding period last year, reflecting a 18.97 per cent growth, the company said in a statement.

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HMSI August sales up by 12.84 pc

NEW DELHI: Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India, the country’s largest scooter manufacturer, today reported a 12.84 per cent increase in its total sales at 84,476 units in August, against 74,863 units in the same month last year.

Motorcycles sales rose by 32.87 per cent to 30,454 units in the month, compared to 22,920 units in the corresponding month in 2007, HMSI said in a statement.

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TVS Motors logs 11 per cent volume growth in August

CHENNAI: Two-wheeler manufacturer TVS Motor Co has logged 11 per cent volume growth in August 2008, selling 114,321 units against 102,734 units in the corresponding period last year.

During the month under review, TVS sold 52,304 motorcycles compared to 46,235 units in August 2007, registering a growth of 13 per cent.

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Tata Suspends Work At Singur, Ready To Relocate!

KOLKATA: The Tatas have blown the whistle on  Singur  , or almost so. On Tuesday evening, the company has for the first time broken its silence after having silently pulled out all its staff from the besieged Singur factory on Thursday night.

The release says Tata Motors “suspends work” at Singur and that it is preparing “detailed plan to relocate the plant and machinery to an alternate site.”

“In view of the current situation, the company is evaluating alternate options for manufacturing the Nano car at other company facilities,” the statement said.floating billboard

In some ways, this may not be construed as the ultimate and total pullout. However, if there is scope for any hope, this might be construed as near-final.


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