Domestic car sales soar 15.26% in December

New Delhi - Domestic passenger car sales rose 15.26 percent to 1,52,743 units in December 2014 as compared to 1,32,524 units in December 2013.

Motorcycle sales last month declined 3.52 percent to 7,79,908 units from 8,08,389 units a year earlier, according to data released by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

Total two-wheeler sales in December rose 4.52 percent to 12,12,996 units.

Sales of commercial vehicles rose 9.01 percent to 51,000 units in December, SIAM said.

Vehicle sales across categories registered an increase of 5.68 percent to 15,12,881 units from 14,31,543 units in December 2013, it added. PTI