Car sales decline marginally in May; CV sales rise by robust 17%
Domestic passenger car sales dipped marginally by 0.86% to 1,58,996 units in May from 1,60,371 units in the year-ago month.
Motorcycle sales last month rose 3.34% to 9,85,158 units from 9,53,311 units a year earlier, according to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
Total two-wheeler sales in May rose 9.75% to 15,15,556 units.
Sales of commercial vehicles rose 16.89% to 57,089 units in May, SIAM said.
Vehicle sales across categories registered an increase of 9.89% to 18,50,764 units from 16,84,263 units in May 2015, it added.