Tata Motors' Nov global sales down 19.91%; but JLR does well

Indian carmaker Tata Motors today said its global vehicle sales declined by 19.91 per cent to 81,957 units in November, compared to the year-ago period. The company had sold 1,02,337 units in the corresponding period of 2012.

Global sales of all passenger vehicles in November stood at 50,703 units, down 4.49 per cent, from 53,089 in November 2012, Tata Motors said in a statement.

Cumulative global sales for the FY 2014 too declined 14 per cent to 674,729 units during the period.

Global sales of all Tata Motors commercial vehicles and the Tata Daewoo range declined 36.5 per cent to 31,254 units on the back of low demand in the global markets.

Cumulative commercial vehicles sales for the fiscal were down 20 per cent to 306,532 units as well.

Sales of luxury brand Jaguar Land Rover continued to provide the bright spot, rising by 15.31 per cent to 39,956 units during November, as compared to 34,649 in the same month last year.