Mahindra's Auto Sector Sells 41,895 vehicles during May 2017

Mumbai, June 1, 2017: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India's leading SUV manufacturer, today announced its auto sales performance for May 2017 which stood at 41,895 vehicles compared to 40,656 vehicles during May 2016, representing a growth of 3%.

The Passenger Vehicles segment (which includes UVs, Cars and Vans) sold 20,290 vehicles in May 2017 as against 19,635 vehicles during May 2016, registering a growth of 3%. The company’s domestic sales stood at 40,602 vehicles during May 2017, as against 36,613 vehicles during May 2016, a growth of 11%. In May 2017, the Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicles segment sold 438 vehicles. Exports for May 2017 stood at 1,293 vehicles.

Commenting on the performance for May 2017, Rajan Wadhera, President, Automotive Sector, M&M Ltd. said, "We are happy with our overall performance in May 2017. Given the favourable monsoon projections and the focused investment in the rural sector, we have a robust outlook for future which is expecetd to spur demand. The implementation of GST will be a significant game changer and we hope it benefits the auto industry. At Mahindra we look forward to a growth momentum on the back of our existing product portfolio as well as the upcoming new products."

Sales Summary May 2017
  May YTD May
  F18 F17 % Change F18 F17 % Change
Passenger Vehicles 20290 19635 3% 39615 42290 -6%
Utility Vehicles 19331 18648 4% 37694 40132 -6%
Cars + Vans 959 987 -3% 1921 2158 -11%
Commercial Vehicles 16255 13109 24% 31321 26056 20%
LCV < 3.5T 15111 11852 27% 29471 23686 24%
LCV > 3.5T 706 756 -7% 1134 1397 -19%
MHCV 438 501 -13% 716 973 -26%
3W 4057 3869 5% 7495 7624 -2%
Total Domestic Sales 40602 36613 11% 78431 75970 3%
Total Exports 1293 4043 -68% 2821 6549 -57%
Total Sales (Domestic + Export) 41895 40656 3% 81252 82519 -2%

About Mahindra

The Mahindra Group is a USD 17.8 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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