New Delhi: Domestic car sales declined by 5.36 percent to 1,57,536 units in September 2012 compared to 1,66,464 units in the same month last year.

According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), motorcycle sales last month fell by 18.85 percent to 7,53,693 units, from 9,28,716 units in the same month previous year.

Total two-wheeler sales in September 2012 decreased by 12.92 percent to 10,69,069 units from 12,27,662 in August 2011.

However, total sales of commercial vehicles rose marginally to 70,683 units, from 70,658 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

Total sale of vehicles across categories registered a dip of 9.43 percent to 14,18,134 units last month, as against 15,65,757 units in September 2011, it added.


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