Domestic passenger vehicle sales rose 37.54 per cent to 2,73,759 units in June this year from 1,99,036 units in the corresponding month last year. Domestic car sales were up 34.21 per cent to 1,83,885 units as against 1,37,012 units in June 2017, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). Motorcycle sales last month rose 24.32 per cent to 11,99,332 units as against 9,64,729 units a year earlier.
Total two-wheeler sales in June rose 22.28 per cent to 18,67,884 units compared with 15,27,509 units in the year-ago month. Sales of commercial vehicles were up 41.72 per cent to 80,624 units in June, SIAM said. Vehicle sales across categories registered a rise of 25.23 per cent to 22,79,151 units from 18,19,926 units in June 2017, it added.