GM India sales, led by Chevrolet Tavera, jump 9 per cent in September

Mumbai: General Motors India has registered a 9 per cent growth in September 2006  compared to the same period last year. GM India sold 3,506 units in September 2006 as against 3,220 cars in the same month last year, to record a growth of 9 per cent in monthly sales. The September 2006 sales comprise of 2,222 units of Chevrolet Tavera, 421 units of Chevrolet Optra and 863 units of Chevrolet Aveo.

Chevrolet Tavera achieved a landmark by clocking its highest monthly sales of 2,222 units marking a 39 per cent year on year growth over September 2005 where it sold 1600 units.

The Chevrolet brand is steadily gaining popularity and has clocked a year-on-year growth of 43 per cent. During September 2005, GMI sold 2455 units of Chevrolet brand of vehicles as compared of 3506 units in September 2006.

GM India is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Motors Corporation. Besides the Chevrolet Optra, GM India manufactures the Chevrolet Tavera, Chevrolet SRV and Chevrolet Aveo at its state-of-the-art facility in Halol, Gujarat.