Global sales rise for Jaguar Land Rover
Global sales of Jaguars and Land Rovers rose by 61 per cent in April – helping to boost Indian owner Tata Motor’s monthly figures.
A total of 17,909 JLR vehicles were sold in April. Jaguar sales for the month were 3,559, almost the same as last year inspite of the withdrawal of X-Type. The Jaguar XF sales were up by 23 per cent, while Land Rover sales were 14,350, higher by 89 per cent.
The increase helped to boost total sales at Mumbai-based Tata.
Group global sales, which also include Tata, Tata Daewoo and Hispano Carrocera range of commercial vehicles, were 77,732 in April 2010, a growth of 53 per cent over April 2009.
Sales of all commercial vehicles were 34,470 in April 2010, a growth of 40 per cent, while passenger vehicles sales rose 66 per cent, to 43,262.