Tata Motors Group global sales grow by 50% at 79,819 vehicles in May 2010

Mumbai, June 15, 2010: The Tata Motors Group global sales, comprising of Tata, Tata Daewoo and Hispano Carrocera range of commercial vehicles, Tata passenger vehicles along with distributed brands in India, and Jaguar and Land Rover, were 79,819 nos. in May 2010, a growth of 50% over May 2009. Cumulative sales for the fiscal (April 2010 – May 2010) are 157,548, higher by 52% compared to the corresponding period in 2009-10.

Sales of all commercial vehicles were 36,689 nos. in May 2010, a growth of 45%. Cumulative sales for the fiscal are 71,159 nos., a growth of 42%.

Sales of all passenger vehicles were 43,130 nos. in May 2010, a growth of 54%. Cumulative sales for the fiscal are 86,389 nos., a growth of 60%.

Tata passenger vehicle sales, including those distributed, were 24,077 nos. for the month, a growth of 42%. Cumulative sales for the fiscal are 49,427 nos., a growth of 56%.

Jaguar Land Rover global sales in May 2010 were 19,053 vehicles, higher by 72%. Jaguar sales for the month were 5,120, higher by 34%, while Land Rover sales were 13,933, higher by 93%. Cumulative sales of Jaguar Land Rover for the fiscal are 36,962 nos., higher by 66%. Cumulative sales of Jaguar are 8,679 nos., higher by 18%, while cumulative sales of Land Rover are 28,283 nos., higher by 91%.

About Tata Motors

Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of Rs. 92,519 crores ($ 20 billion) in 2009-10. Through subsidiaries and associate companies, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand and Spain. Among them is Jaguar Land Rover, the business comprising the two iconic British brands. It also has an industrial joint venture with Fiat in India.  With over 5.9 million Tata vehicles plying in India, Tata Motors is the country’s market leader in commercial vehicles and among the top three in passenger vehicles. It is also the world’s fourth largest truck manufacturer and the second largest bus manufacturer. Tata cars, buses and trucks are being marketed in several countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia and South America.