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Indonesia car sales rise 7.9 pct y/y in March

Indonesia car sales rise 7.9 pct y/y in March

JAKARTA, Apr 17 (Reuters) Car sales in Indonesia rose 7 point 9 percent in March from a year earlier, data released by the automotive industry association showed on Monday, as quoted by PT Astra International Tbk, an Indonesia-based firm primarily engaged in the automobile business.
Automakers sold 101,484 vehicles in March, the data showed.
On a monthly basis, car sales were up 7.0 percent from February.
Following is a table of auto sales in 2016-2017, based on data from Gaikindo:



Month
Volume

m/m

y/y







(in pct) (in pct) 2017*








March

101,484

+7.0

+7.9 February

94,859
+10.0

+7.5 January

86,253

-0.4

+1.5 2016*








December

86,887
-13.6
+18.2 November
100,862

+8.8
+15.3 October

92,139

-0.5

+4.2 September
92,541

-3.9

-0.5 August

96,282
+55.6

+6.3 July


61,891
-32.4
+11.3 June


91,488

+3.3
+11.3 May


88,567

+4.5
+11.6 April


84,770

-9.9

+3.9 March


94,092

+6.7

-5.3 February

88,208

+3.8

-0.6 January

85,002
+16.0

-9.8 * Latest data revision as per Gaikindo official website

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Tata

Tata Motors launches Compact SUV Nexon starting Rs 5.85 lakh

Mumbai, Sep 21(UNI) Auto Major, Tata Motors today launched its first compact SUV Nexon with a price tag starting from Rs 5.

Volkswagen

Volkswagen announces the start of production for the New Passat in India

Mumbai, Sep 20(UNI) Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer, today announced the start of production for its premium luxury sedan,Passat at its Aurangabad facility in Maharashtra.

New

New diesel cars no better for environment than petrol cars -report

BERLIN, Sept 20 (Reuters) New diesel cars do not produce less of the environmentally damaging carbon dioxide than petrol cars, a group of newspapers cited the German Transport Ministry as saying on Wednesday, in a potential further headache for the auto sector.

Mahindra

Mahindra showcases its first ever driverless tractor in India

New Delhi, Sept 19 (UNI) Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, a part of the 19 billion Mahindra Group, today displayed its first ever driverless tractor.

Uber

Uber launches UberHIRE in Kolkata

Kolkata, Sep 16 (UNI) Uber, the world's largest on-demand ride sharing company, today announced the launch of UberHIRE in Kolkata.

Escorts unveils country’s first electric tractor concept, Launches Hydrostatic tractor

Escorts unveils country’s first electric tractor concept, Launches Hydrostatic tractor

New Delhi, Sep 6 (UNI) Escorts Ltd, India’s leading engineering conglomerate today launched India’s first Electric & Hydrostatic concept tractor and an expanded global portfolio of tractors for the export and domestic market in 22HP to 90 HP range under flagship brands Farmtrac and Powertrac compliant with tier 4 emission norms of Europe and America amidst 43 International distributors.

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