Renault Kwid
Renault KwidIBTimes India/ Ken Sunny

Renault India, the Indian arm of Renault SAS France, sold 7,819 cars in India in November this year, 144% more than 3,201 units sold in the corresponding month last year.

The company said the rise was primarily driven by sale of its small car Kwid, launched on 24 September this year, though the company did not share the number of Kwids sold. It is believed to have sold about 5,000 units of Kwid by the end of October.

"When we launched Renault Kwid in India, we committed to launching a new era and benchmark in the Indian automotive industry. The outstanding feedback and unprecedented response to the car have proved us right," said Sumit Sawhney, Country CEO and MD, Renault India Operations, in a statement.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has reported a decline in its domestic sales in November 2015. The company sold 10,278 units last month, a 15.58% decline compared to the 12,175 units sold in November 2014.

Exports too witnessed a fall, from 1,959 in November 2014 to 1,110 units in November 2015.

Hyundai India sold 57,661 units in November, up 6.2% from 54,290 units sold in the corresponding period last year.  

Maruti Suzuki said its domestic car sales had gone up 10.6% in November to 1,10,599 units, up from 1,00,024 units in November 2014. Exports rose by a modest 1% y-o-y to 10,225 units.

Passenger vehicle sales grew 8.7% to 89,479 units while sales of utility vehicles comprising Gypsy, S-Cross, Grand Vitara and Ertiga registered 57% growth 8,688 units in November 2015, up from 5,515 units in November 2014.

Honda Cars India (HCIL) said it sold 14,712 units during November this year, down from 15,263 cars sold during November 2014. The company sold 6,342 units of Honda City, followed by 4,106 units of Amaze.

Mahindra & Mahindra reported a 21% increase at 41,590 units in November 2015, up from 34,292 units sold in the corresponding period last year.

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