Yamaha posts January sales hike of 192%; Bajaj sales drop by 34%



Yamaha India registers 192% sales hike in January 2009

With the help of its two stunning bikes, FZ16 and YZF R15 – India Yamaha Motor Ltd registered sales growth of 192% during January 2009, at 18,320 units, as compared to 6,284 units in January 2008. The 18,000+ figure may not be as high as posted by other bike-makers, but the 192% is a huge leap forward in the right direction for Yamaha.

Honda two-wheeler sales up by 22% in January 2009

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Ltd. (HMSI) has reported a 22% increase in two-wheeler sales during January this year, at 94,982 units against 77,755 units in January last year. HMSI’s motorcycle sales grew by 58% at 40,153 units, against 25,469 units in January 2008. Scooter sales during January 2009 also increased by 5%, at 54,829 units, against 52,286 units in January 2008.

Bajaj two-wheeler sales down by 34% in January 2009

Bajaj Auto has reported a 34% decline in two-wheeler sales in January this year, at 110,363 units, against 167,592 units in January 2008. Bajaj’s motorcycle sales during the month also declined by 34%, to 109,666 units, compared with 166,492 units sold in January 2008. Exports during the month, however, grew by 24%, at 54,027 units in January 2009 as against 43,533 units in January 2008.

Source: IndiaAutomotive

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