Ashok Leyland sales jump 48 pc in December

CHENNAI, Jan 3:  Auto major Ashok Leyland reported 48 per cent jump in sales at 9,290 units in December 2014.
The Hinduja Group company had sold 6,275 units during the same month of 2013.
Sales of medium and heavy commercial vehicles soared 85 per cent in December 2014 to 7,210 units as against 3,890 units sold during the same month of previous year, the Chennai-based automaker said in a statement.
On sales of light commercial vehicles, the company witnessed 13 per cent decline in December 2014, to 2,080 units from 2,385 units sold in December 2013.
Total sales during the April-December 2014 period grew by 12 per cent to 70,743 units from 63,294 units sold during the corresponding period of previous year, the statement said. (AGENCIES)