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Tata Motors domestic sales slump 34% in February as coronavirus disrupts supplies

Mayank Pareek, President, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors Ltd said the outbreak of Covid-19 in China and a recent fire incident at one of strategic vendors affected the vehicle production and wholesale volumes

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Tata Motors domestic sales slump 34% in February as coronavirus disrupts supplies
Tata Motors had sold 57,221 units in the same month last year

Tata Motors Ltd on Sunday reported a decline of 34 per cent in domestic sales at 38,002 units in February.

The company had sold 57,221 units in the same month last year.

Mayank Pareek, President, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors Ltd said the outbreak of Covid-19 in China and a recent fire incident at one of strategic vendors affected the vehicle production and wholesale volumes.

"Multiple actions are being taken to reduce the impact, staying close to our customers by providing transparency of the delivery situation," he said.

Girish Wagh, President, Commercial Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors Ltd said that commercial vehicle domestic sales in February was 35 per cent lower than last year.

The supply disruptions from the Covid-19 outbreak in China could have some impact on the BS-VI transition and all efforts are underway to mitigate it, he added.

Also Read: Mahindra & Mahindra February sales plunge 42% to 32,476, exports down 40%

Also read: Hyundai sales fall 10% to 48,910 units in February; exports dip 22%

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