Even as sales of India’s largest automaker Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai Motors fell in April 2022, Tata Motors — which normally lags behind the two automakers in terms of vehicles sold — saw its total sales rise a whopping 74 percent in the past month.
The company sold 72,468 units in April 2022, compared to 41,729 in April 2021.
In addition, Tata Motors’ domestic sales rose a whopping 81 percent to 71,467 units in April 2022, from 39,401 units in April 2021.
Total shipments of passenger cars to dealers rose 66 percent to 41,587 units, from 25,095 units in April 2021.
Likewise, sales of domestic commercial vehicles increased two-fold to 29,880 last month, from 14,306 units in the same month last year.
Meanwhile, Maruti Suzuki recorded a 6 percent drop in total sales to 1,50,661 units in April 2022, compared to 1,59,691 units it had shipped to dealers in April 2021, according to a company statement.
Like Maruti, Hyundai Motor India also reported a 5 percent drop in total sales to 56,201 units in April 2022. In the same month last year, 59,203 units had been sold, Hyundai Motor India Ltd said in a statement.