Tata Motors Domestic Sales Report In October 2017

Tata Motors Limited a global automobile manufacturer announced the domestic Passenger and Commercial Vehicle Business, recorded a growth of 5{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24} at 48,886 units, in October 2017,

Domestic – Commercial Vehicles

Tata Motors’ overall commercial vehicles sales in October 2017, in the domestic market were at 32,411 nos., higher by 7{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24} over October 2016. The sales grew on the back of a further ramp-up of production, growing demand for newly launched products and higher customer uptick owing to increased consumption across sectors, coinciding with peak festive season buying trends across segments. Cumulative sales growth of commercial vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal (April-October 2017) were at 193,782 units, a growth of 5{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}, compared to 184,871 units, in the same period, last fiscal.

The M&HCV trucks segment grew by 8{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}, at 11,391 nos., in October 2017. This segment witnessed growth in demand due to increasing acceptance of Tata Motors’ SCR technology, infrastructure development led by government funding and restrictions on overloading creating greater demand for new high tonnage vehicles, especially for new 37T multi-axle trucks and 49T tractor trailers. 

The I&LCV truck segment also saw an upward trend and grew by 7{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24} at 3,760 units in October 2017, driven by the performance of new product introductions.

The pickup segment at 5,604 units in October 2017 reported a strong growth of 45{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24} with sales at 8,413 units,  The passenger carrier (including buses) segment sales were at 3,243 units were lower by 17{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}, over October 2016, as the fresh purchase from STUs and the release of permits have been subdued.

Domestic – Passenger Vehicles

In October 2017 Tata Motors passenger vehicles recorded sales of 16,475 units, growth of 1{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}, over October 2016. This was supported by continued good performance of new generation vehicles Tiago, Tigor, Hexa and an excellent response received for the newly launched compact SUV, Nexon.

Cumulative sales growth of passenger vehicles in the domestic market for the fiscal (April-Oct 2017) were at 97,892 units, a growth of 10{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}, compared to 88,976 units, in the same period last fiscal.


The company’s sales from exports was at 4,311 nos., in October 2017, a decline of 32{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}, due to continued drop in TIV in Sri Lanka (by 53{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}) and Nepal (by 46{3eb5ecf1d2f2ded33f3402e23daa92fa26040127f98c5698cfa7c8d6059cbb24}).


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