JLR global sales rise 14% in November

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Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover today said its global sales in November increased by 14 per cent to 29,893 units.

During the month, Jaguar sold 4,031 vehicles, down 5 per cent on "anticipation of the introduction of the 2013 Model Year XF and XJ model ranges, including all-wheel drive and new engine options", Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) said in a statement.

In November, Land Rover sold 25,862 vehicles, up 17 per cent compared to the same month previous year, it added.

Commenting on the numbers, Jaguar Land Rover Director (Group Sales Operations) Phil Popham said: "Both Jaguar and Land Rover brands continue to deliver strong sales globally. The record breaking performance in our home market, the UK, is great news".

Sales in November increased in almost every major market with sales growing in China by 43 per cent, Asia Pacific by 26 per cent, the UK by 15 per cent and Europe by 12 per cent.

"In North America, sales were down 7 per cent, reflecting model year changeover effects and increased competitive conditions," the company said.

For the January-November period, JLR's combined sales increased 32 per cent to 3,24,184 units, the statement said.

"Since the start of the year, Jaguar Land Rover has seen strong sales performance across all of its major markets, with increases in China (73 per cent), Asia Pacific (37 per cent), the UK (20 per cent), Europe (37 per cent) and North America (12 per cent)," JLR

said.

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