Delhi: Car and bike makers ended fiscal year 2006-07
with double digit growth figures. However car companies
were ahead of two wheeler makers. Maruti Udyog sold
6.32 lakh units in the domestic market in fiscal 2006-07,
a growth of 21 per cent.
company exported 39,295 units while its cumulative sales
for the fiscal ending March 2007, were up 20 per cent
at 6.74 lakh units as against 5.61 lakh units in the
major Honda Siel''s sales grew a little more than 43
per cent. The company sold 61,327 units in the fiscal
year 2006-07 as compared to 42,727 units in the fiscal
year 2005-06. The company''s monthly sales grew by a
little less than 39 per cent.
auto maker Skoda Auto''s March sales were up 10 per cent
while General Motors'' sales for the month were up 12
per cent as it sold 4,542 units.
manufacturer Hero Honda''s total sales grew by 11.2 per
cent and stood at 33.36 lakh units for the fiscal year
ended March 2007. The company sold 2.77 lakh units in
March as against 2.72 lakh units in March 2006. Rival
Bajaj Auto''s cumulative sales for two-wheelers were
up 18 per cent.
company sold 23.9 lakh two-wheelers in the fiscal year
ended March 2007.
company''s motorcycle sales for the fiscal year grew
by 24 pc and stood at 23.76 lakh units. However, Bajaj
Auto''s March sales were down by 10 per cent and it sold
1.68 lakh units of two-wheelers.
TVS Motors closed the financial year 2006-07 with 15
per cent growth in the sale of motorcycles selling 9.24