Domestic car sales rise 1.39 per cent in February

Domestic passenger car sales increased 1.39 per cent to 1,60,718 units in February from 1,58,512 units in the year-ago month.

Motorcycle sales last month climbed 5.39 per cent to 8,43,307 units from 8,00,165 units a year earlier, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

Total two-wheeler sales in February rose 9.69 per cent to 12,20,012 units.

Sales of commercial vehicles were down 29.84 per cent to 47,982 units in February, SIAM said.

Vehicle sales across categories registered an increase of 4.99 per cent to 15,23,693 units from 14,51,263 units in February 2013, it added.

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