The company had sold 35,070 units last month whereas 31,636 units were sold in the month of April last year which reflects a 10.9 percent growth in its domestic sales. Exports of the company have come down by 4.3 percent. The number of units exported last month is 19,536 whereas it was 20,421 in the month of April 2011.
In the A2 segment which comprises of Eon, Santro, i10 and i20, the company has sold 44,891 units while in the A3 segment which includes the Accent and Verna, sales stood at 9579 units. In the A5 segment 66 units of Sonata and 70 units of Santa Fe were sold. The cumulative growth for the last month is 4.9 percent.
Mr. Arvind Saxena, Director, Marketing and sales, HMIL, said,” “Consumer confidence continues to be weak, prices went up following the excise hikes in the Union Budget and interest rates are yet to come down. Given the present conditions it’s a challenging market.”