Honda Cars India Ltd. registers 88% sales growth in August 2014

September 1, 2014 New Delhi

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Honda City production to resume from 1st week of September 2014

New Delhi, September 1, 2014: Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of premium cars in India, registered monthly domestic sales of 16,758 units in August 2014 witnessing a growth of 88%. The company sold 8,913 units in the corresponding month last year.

The tremendous growth for the month has been achieved owing to strong sales momentum for the family sedan Honda Amaze and tremendous response for the newly launched stylish 7 seater MPV Honda Mobilio.

HCIL registered an overall growth of 49% during the period April – August 2014 with 73,185 units as against 49,263 units during the corresponding period last year.

Expressing delight at the company’s performance Mr. Jnaneswar Sen, Sr. Vice President – Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd. said, "We are extremely happy to witness consistent growth for Honda cars month after month. The festive season has already set-in and will bring further cheer to the market. We are geared up for strong sales in coming months."

HCIL also exported a total volume of 460 units during August 2014. 

HCIL will resume the production of its best seller Honda City from 1st week of September 2014 and the car will now be manufactured at the Tapukara plant in Rajasthan. Earlier last month, HCIL also crossed the milestones of domestic sales of 1 Lakh Amaze and 1 lakh units of cars powered by i-DTEC diesel engines.

Model wise sales break-up for August 2014:
Brio 1,211
Amaze 9,198
Mobilio 5,530
City (no production in Aug 2014) 757
CR-V 62
Domestic Total 16,758
Exports 460
Grand Total 17,218