Jaguar Land Rover sales have surged forward in April, showing that its current range is hitting the spot in the sales charts. The Evoque and XF are both making a strong impression on the market, but JLR is confident for further gains, notably in growing export markets, such as China.
The Tata Motors Group global wholesales, including Jaguar Land Rover, were flat at 87,377, though. Sales of all commercial vehicles – Tata, Tata Daewoo and the Tata Hispano Carrocera range – were 38,008, in April 2012, down by 8%.
Global sales of all passenger vehicles were at 49,369 in April 2012, up by 7%. Sales of Tata passenger vehicles and the distribution off-take in India of Fiat cars were at 24,226, lower by 9%, over April 2011.
Global sales of Jaguar Land Rover in April 2012 were at 25,143 vehicles, higher by 29% over April 2011. Jaguar sales for the month were 3,603, higher by 17%, while Land Rover sales were 21,540, higher by 32% – making Tata’s UK subsidiary its brightest star.
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