India’s December Domestic Motor Vehicle Sales Details

Following is the table for India’s December motor vehicle sales from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers or SIAM in New Delhi.

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                              Dec.      Nov.      Oct.     Sept.      Aug.
                              2011      2011      2011      2011      2011
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                        --------------Percent Change From Year Ago------------
Total Sales                   8.5%     22.2%     -1.1%     19.4%     11.9%
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Passenger vehicles            8.8%      8.3%    -20.3%      1.4%     -5.9%
 Passenger cars               8.5%      7.0%    -23.8%     -1.8%    -10.1%
 Utility vehicles            25.5%     32.4%      0.4%     14.8%     12.3%
 Multi-purpose Vehicles     -11.6%     -8.3%    -17.6%     10.9%      6.7%
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Total commercial vehicle     14.5%     35.0%     18.5%     18.0%     22.6%
Medium & heavy vehicles       8.9%     18.9%     22.9%      2.0%      9.6%
 Buses                       35.9%     -9.9%    -23.2%    -16.2%    -19.9%
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                              Dec.      Nov.      Oct.     Sept.      Aug.
                              2011      2011      2011      2011      2011
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                        --------------Percent Change From Year Ago------------
 Medium & heavy trucks        5.0%     23.9%     32.1%      5.1%     16.9%
Light commercial vehicle     19.1%     48.0%     15.3%     34.6%     34.5%
 Buses                        9.4%     22.1%      5.2%     32.8%     24.6%
 Light trucks                20.1%     50.8%     16.7%     34.8%     35.8%
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2-wheel vehicles              8.5%     25.3%      2.0%     24.3%     16.1%
 Scooters                    16.2%     38.5%     12.1%     50.7%     24.8%
 Motorcycles                  7.3%     22.7%      0.7%     19.9%     15.4%
 Mopeds                       0.6%     18.9%     -9.6%     12.9%     -0.8%
 Electric Two Wheelers         n/a       n/a       n/a       n/a       n/a
3-wheel vehicles             -3.4%      5.9%     -2.1%      0.9%     -8.6%
 Passenger carriers          -2.6%      4.5%     -5.1%     -1.8%    -13.2%
 Goods carriers              -6.4%     11.8%     12.3%     14.4%     16.5%
                        -----------------Unadjusted Sales Level---------------
Total sales              1,413,709 1,489,714 1,441,594 1,571,342 1,412,945
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                              Dec.      Nov.      Oct.     Sept.      Aug.
                              2011      2011      2011      2011      2011
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                        ----------Unadjusted Sales Level by Category----------
Passenger vehicles         207,316   217,281   183,142   218,170   191,914
 Passenger cars            159,325   171,131   138,521   165,925   144,516
 Utility vehicles           31,927    28,736    28,497    32,516    26,975
 Multi-purpose Vehicles     16,064    17,414    16,124    19,729    20,423
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Total commercial vehicle    72,192    66,264    61,800    70,634    64,248
Medium & heavy commercia    30,958    26,086    27,024    31,004    27,401
 Buses                       4,956     2,961     2,816     3,678     3,955
 Medium & heavy trucks      26,002    23,125    24,208    27,326    23,446
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Light commercial vehicle    41,234    40,178    34,776    39,630    36,847
 Buses                       3,617     3,260     3,696     4,045     4,046
 Light trucks               37,617    36,918    31,080    35,585    32,801
2-wheel vehicles         1,091,982 1,163,294 1,147,621 1,233,283 1,111,340
 Scooters                  218,974   229,309   211,360   231,710   212,750
 Motorcycles               807,829   869,070   879,883   933,465   839,772
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                              Dec.      Nov.      Oct.     Sept.      Aug.
                              2011      2011      2011      2011      2011
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                        ----------Unadjusted Sales Level by Category----------
 Mopeds                     65,179    64,915    56,378    68,108    58,818
 Electric Two Wheelers           0         0         0         0         0
3-wheel vehicles            42,219    42,875    49,031    49,255    45,443
 Passenger carriers         33,654    34,332    39,087    39,940    36,482
 Goods carriers              8,565     8,543     9,944     9,315     8,961
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SOURCE: Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers.

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