M&M September sales up 24%

Mahindra & Mahindra clocked the highest-ever unit sales in September. Its total sales stood at 35,177 units. The September sales were higher by 4,000 units compared to the previous highest.

The company had sold 28,434 vehicles in the corresponding month of 2009. On a year-on-year basis, domestic sales recorded a 24% rise at 33,866 units from 27,431 units.

Sales of Mahindra utility vehicles stood at 16,537 units vs 15,296 units in September last year. Sales of the Logan sedan went up by 96.08% to 1,000 units during the month, compared to 510 units in the same month a year ago.

The company said that sales of three-wheelers and Gio and Maxximo mini-trucks during September jumped by 40.90% to 6,005 units from 4,262 units during the same month last year.

The passenger unit attained all time high sales of 15,296 units while the four-wheeler pick-up also was at all time high of 6,665 units. The three-wheeler unit also was at all time high of 4,262 units.

M&M’s Farm Equipment Sector division reported a 2.91% increase in tractor sales in September to 17,481 units. The company had sold 16,986 units during the same month last year.

Domestic sales were marginally down at 16,300 units as against 16,359 units in the year ago period. Exports during the month soared by 88.36% to 1,181 units.