Hyundai Motor Sales Rise 17.6% In June
Passenger car manufacturer Hyundai Motor on Wednesday said its sales (including exports) rose 17.6% to 47,267 units in June as against 40,182 units in the same month last year.
The company's exports grew at a brisker pace, registering 32.5% rise at 24,251 units, compared to 18,301 units exported in June 2008. Domestic sales grew 5.2% from 21,881 units in June last year to 23,016 units last month.
Arvind Saxena, senior vice-president (marketing and sales), Hyundai India, said that in the first half of 2009 the company maintained a strong position in the overseas market, which saw resurgence due to the incentives in many European countries.
Hyundai's sales in the compact car (A2) segment, comprising Santro, i10, Getz, and i20, stood at 42,524 units, while it sold 4,706 units in the mid-sized (A3) segment comprising Accent and Verna.