Ashok Leyland sales jump 48% in December

Chennai - Auto major Ashok Leyland reported 48 percent jump in sales at 9,290 units in December 2014.

The Hinduja Group company had sold 6,275 units during the same month of 2013.

Sales of medium and heavy commercial vehicles soared 85 percent in December 2014 to 7,210 units as against 3,890 units sold during the same month of previous year, the Chennai-based automaker said in a statement.

On sales of light commercial vehicles, the company witnessed 13 percent decline in December 2014, to 2,080 units from 2,385 units sold in December 2013.

Total sales during the April-December 2014 period grew by 12 percent to 70,743 units from 63,294 units sold during the corresponding period of previous year, the statement said. PTI

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