New Delhi: Domestic passenger car sales grew by 1.62 percent to 1,43,370 units in June, 2011, from 1,41,087 units in the same month last year.

According to figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) today, motorcycle sales in the country grew by 14.97 percent during the month to 8,25,323 units from 7,17,859 units in the corresponding month last year.

Total two-wheeler sales increased by 14.59 percent to 10,71,425 units last month from 9,34,975 units in June, 2010.

Sales of commercial vehicles jumped by 17.83 percent to 62,009 units in the month under review from 52,627 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

Total sales of vehicles across categories registered a growth of 12.84 per cent to 13,62,984 units in June, as against 12,07,934 units in the same month last year, it added.