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Domestic car sales up 15.16%, bikes 14.45% in Aug

As per the data released by the SIAM, motorcycle sales during the month grew by 14.45 per cent to 9,10,312 units as against 7,95,411 units in August last year.

A total of 22 State Transport Undertakings (STUs) across the country have placed large orders for buses, Ashok Leyland said in a filing to the Bombay Sock Exchange.
At present the Swift is available in India priced between Rs 4.42 lakh and Rs 6.7 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) in both petrol and diesel options.
This new edition is powered by a 2.2 litre diesel engine and will be available only in limited numbers, the company said in a statement.

The August 2014 sales include 1,305 units of Beat, 1,283 units of Tavera and 688 units of Chevrolet Enjoy, the company said in a statement.

In the domestic market, Hyundai sold 33,750 units last month as compared to 28,311 units in August 2013, up 19.2 per cent.
The aluminium-intensive mid-size premium sports sedan is the first model developed from JLR's new modular vehicle architecture.
The new car manufacturing plant will be financed by Suzuki Motor Corporation.
The mid-sized sedan will be available in petrol and diesel fuel options powered by 1.4 litre and 1.3 litre engines respectively.
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Monday penalised the auto makers for unfair business ways in the spare parts and after services market.