Tata Motors passenger and
commercial vehicle total sales (including exports) in May 2017 were at 38,361
vehicles, lower by 4% over 40,123 vehicles sold in May 2016. The company’s
domestic sales of Tata Motors commercial and passenger vehicles for May 2017
were at 34,461 nos., lower by 3%, over 35,695 nos., in May 2016.
- Passenger Vehicles
In May 2017, Tata Motors passenger vehicles
recorded sales at 10,855 nos. in the domestic market, a growth of 27%, over May
2016, due to continued strong demand for the Tata Tiago, the Tata Tigor and the
- Commercial Vehicles
The overall commercial vehicles sales in May
2017, in the domestic market were at 23,606 nos. lower by 13% over May 2016.
The market continues to remain weak and the demand has still not picked up.
There are early signs of retails of BS4 vehicles but it has still been
Overall sales of Tata Motors’ M&HCV trucks
were at 6,522 nos. in May 2017, a decline of 40%, over a very strong May 2016
base. The sale in M&HCV was affected primarily due to severe global supply
constraints of Fuel Injection Pumps for BS4 engines. ILCV trucks were at 2,368
units, lower by 12% over 2,697 units sold last year in May, impacted by late
supplies of Fuel Injector Systems. These issues are expected to be resolved on
short notice with full capacity available as of July 2017.
Sale of Tata Motors’ Small Cargo Vehicles,
were at 10,572 nos. in May 2017, a growth of 10% over 9,645 units over May
2016. On the SCV and Pick-up segments, there is a strong sales recovery with
full availability of BS4 products and good market response to new variants like
Xenon Yodha and Ace Mega.
Tata Motors passenger commercial vehicles,
inclusive of vehicles from all categories, continued to grow with a sale of
4,144 units; a growth of 6% in May 2017, over the corresponding period last
The company’s sales from exports were at 3,900
nos. in May 2017, a decline of 12% compared to 4,428 vehicles sold in May
2016. Retail drop of SCV in Sri Lanka
after steep increase in import tariffs in late 2016, as well as fall in Nepal
demand in the build up to their elections, has impacted April and May sales.