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Passenger vehicle sales rise 7.77% in Feb; car sales up 3.7%

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New Delhi, Mar 12 (PTI) Domestic passenger vehicle sales rose 7.77 per cent to 2,75,329 units in February from 2,55,470 units in February 2017.

Domestic car sales were up 3.7 per cent to 1,79,122 units as against 1,72,737 units in February 2017, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).

Motorcycle sales last month rose 26.48 per cent to 10,53,230 units as against 8,32,695 units a year earlier.

Total two-wheeler sales in February rose 23.77 per cent to 16,85,814 units compared with 13,62,043 units in the year-ago month.

Sales of commercial vehicles were up 31.13 per cent to 87,777 units in February, SIAM said.

Vehicle sales across categories registered a rise of 22.77 per cent to 21,11,383 units from 17,19,806 units in February 2017, it added. PTI MSS ANS ANS

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