Mahindra’s Auto Sector Sells 39,200 vehicles during December 2017, registers a growth of 8%

MHCV segment grows by 151% at 1,193 vehicles during December 2017

Mumbai, January 1, 2018: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.) today announced its auto sales performance for December 2017 which stood at 39,200 vehicles, compared to 36,464 vehicles during December 2016.

The company’s domestic sales stood at 36,979 vehicles during December 2017, as against 34,411 vehicles during December 2016, registering a growth of 7%. In the Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles segment, M&M sold 1,193 vehicles for the month, registering an impressive growth of 151%. Exports for December 2017 stood at 2,221 vehicles, a growth of 8%

Commenting on the monthly performance, Rajan Wadhera, President, Automotive Sector, M&M Ltd. said, “We are happy to have ended December 2017 with a growth of 8%. Our commercial vehicles growth for December has been encouraging at 24% and we are particularly buoyed by our ongoing strong performance in the MHCV segment which indicates a vibrancy in the economy. Global automotive trends such as electric vehicles and shared mobility will be key indicators for 2018 and at Mahindra we would continue to be a key and innovative player”.

Sales Summary December 2017
  December YTD December
  F18 F17 % Change F18 F17 % Change
Passenger Vehicles 15543 16799 -7% 176875 170567 4%
Utility Vehicles 14514 15957 -9% 166110 159968 4%
Cars + Vans 1029 842 22% 10765 10599 2%
Commercial Vehicles 17542 14154 24% 149359 127767 17%
LCV < 3.5T 15749 13147 20% 137987 118442 17%
LCV > 3.5T 600 531 13% 5142 5415 -5%
MHCV 1193 476 151% 6230 3910 59%
3W 3894 3458 13% 38141 40762 -6%
Total Domestic Sales 36979 34411 7% 364375 339096 7%
Total Exports 2221 2053 8% 19543 30084 -35%
Total Sales (Domestic + Export) 39200 36464 8% 383918 369180 4%

About Mahindra

The Mahindra Group is a USD 19 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It has a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, components, commercial vehicles, consulting services, energy, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, steel, aerospace, defence and two wheelers. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 200,000 people across 100 countries.

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Media contact information:
Mohan Nair
Vice President (Communications)
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
Office Direct Line – + 91 22 28468510
Office Email Address – nair.mohan@mahindra.com

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