New Delhi: India's largest commercial vehicle maker Tata Motors Ltd's total sales grew 12% on-year to 71,826 units in August, on higher Nano sales.
The company's total domestic sales rose 13% to 67,453 units in August against 59,874 units in the same month last year, Tata Motors said in a statement on Saturday.
Sales of Tata Motors' Nano, which is touted as the world's cheapest car, jumped 441% to 6,507 units in August 2012, as compared to 1,202 cars in August 2011, the statement said.
Tata Motors' sales of commercial vehicles in August in the domestic market grew 5% to 45,142 units from 43,045 units in the same month in 2011.
The company's passenger vehicles sales in the domestic market surged 33% to 22,311 units in August 2012 against 16,829 units in August 2011.
The sales of the company's British luxury carmaking unit Jaguar Land Rover Plc (JLR) continued their upward trend in India, the statement added without providing any data on it. Tata Motors had acquired JLR in 2008 for about $2.3 billion.
The company's exports grew 4% to 4,373 units in August 2012 from 4,204 units in the year-ago period.
Shares of Tata Motors Friday closed at Rs 233.75, down 1.35%, on the Bombay Stock Exchange.