New Delhi: The country's second largest two-wheeler maker Bajaj Auto on Thursday reported 6.83 percent increase in its motorcycle sales in January at 2,94,439 units, the highest ever for the month.

The company had sold 2,75,622 units in the corresponding month last year, Bajaj Auto Ltd (BAL) said in a statement.

BAL said exports grew 13.01 percent during the month at 1,16,996 units compared to 1,03,526 units in January 2011.

In the three-wheeler category, company said its sales stood at 43,436 units as against 37,961 units in the same month last year, registering a jump of 14.42 percent.

Total vehicle sales of the company in the last month stood at 3,37,875 units compared to 3,13,583 units in the same period a year ago, a growth of 7.75 percent, the statement said.