Maruti starts off on a positive note with January sales rise 13.7%, exports jump 89%.
January salees rose 13.7 percent to 1.16 lakh units compared to 1.02 lakh units sold in the year-ago period, aided by domestic as well as exports growth.
Domestic sales grew 8.7 percent year-on-year to 1.05 lakh units from 96,569 units while exports jumped 89 percent to 11,047 units from 5,847 units in the month ended January.
Passenger vehicles sales climbed 7.9 percent to 89,014 units in January from 82,461 units in same month last year.
The sales were mainly led by the compact segment (like Swift and Celerio) that contributed 45,881 units .
The mini segment (Alto and Wagon R) sells 35,750 units in January Ciaz
(which falls into the mid-size car segment) along with SX4 reported sales at 6,005
units in January against 191 units in the year-ago month http://www.indiainfoline.com/article...0200083_1.html