April domestic passenger car sales up by 5%: SIAM

New Delhi, May 10 : The Indian automobile sector's sale of domestic passenger cars grew by 4.89 per cent in April, data showed on Thursday.

As per the data furnished by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), 200,183 passenger cars were sold in April -- up from 190,854 units off-take in 2017.

The off-take of other sub-segments of passenger vehicle category such as utility vehicles edged higher by 11.92 per cent during the month to 79,136 units, while the sales of vans increased by 18.99 per cent to 19,185 units.

Consequently, the overall domestic passenger vehicle sales rose by 7.50 per cent in April to 298,504 units from 277,683 units sold during the corresponding period in 2017.



Source: IANS