Grows by 16% during June 2012
Mumbai, July 1 2012: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India’s leading SUV manufacturer, today announced a 24% rise in its auto sales numbers, which stood at 126029 units during the first quarter of FY 2012-13 as against 101997 during the first quarter of FY 2011-12.
The company’s monthly sales for June 2012 stood at 41322 units, as against 35584 units during June 2011, an increase of 16%. The Passenger Vehicles segment (which includes the UVs and Verito) has registered a growth of 23%, having sold 19792 units in June 2012, as against 16053 units during June 2011.
Commenting on the numbers Pravin Shah, Chief Executive, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “We are happy to have achieved a growth of 24% in the first quarter of FY 13 given the pressures and various uncertainties which the auto industry is currently facing. We expect the demand for utility vehicles industry to continue during the current financial year. Our opinion in the current industry scenario is to not have any major changes in the policies, including fuel prices, in order to create an overall positive sentiment”.
Sales Summary June 2012
*Includes Maxximo, Gio, Genio & Bolero Pick up
About The Mahindra Group
The Mahindra Group focuses on enabling people to rise. Mahindra operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, information technology and vacation ownership. Mahindra has a presence in the automotive industry, agribusiness, aerospace, components, consulting services, defence, energy, financial services, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, retail, steel and two wheelers.
A USD 15.4 billion multinational group based in Mumbai, India, Mahindra employs more than 144,000 people in over 100 countries.
In 2011, Mahindra featured on the Forbes Global 2000 list, a listing of the biggest and most powerful listed companies in the world. Dun & Bradstreet also ranked Mahindra at No. 1 in the automobile sector in its list of India’s Top 500 Companies. In 2010, Mahindra featured in the Credit Suisse Great Brands of Tomorrow.
In 2011, Mahindra acquired a majority stake in Korea’s SsangYong Motor Company.
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