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Hero MotoCorp sells over 3 lakh units on Dhanteras

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp on Wednesday reported a single day retail sale of more than 3-lakh motorcycles and scooters on Dhanteras, which is the highest-ever by any company across the globe.

"The highest-ever single day retail sales of well over 3 lakh units on Dhanteras comes on the back of what has been a season of new records for Hero," said a company official on the condition of anonymity.

"We sold a record 7-lakh units in September, the highest ever in monthly sales by any company and also sold over two million units in the second quarter."

The official credited the healthy off-take on the revival of motorcycle sales in the north, central and parts of the eastern region of country.

Hero MotoCorp had recently set a new global record by clocking the sale two million units in the just-concluded second quarter (July-September) of this financial year (FY 2017-18).

In September 2017, the company became the only two-wheeler manufacturer to sell over 7 lakh units in a month.

--IANS

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