Global vehicle sales at Jaguar Land Rover rose 19 percent

Article by Christian A., on May 30, 2013

Jaguar Land Rover global sales rose 19 percent to 116,340 units in the first three months of the year, according to an official Tata Motors statement. As a result, Jaguar Land Rover revenue increased 22 percent to 5.05 billion pounds ($7.6 billion) in the first quarter and profit was 378 million pounds ($571 million).

In the first three months of the year, Jaguar delivered 21,163 vehicles while Land Rover sold 95,177 vehicles.

Apparently, the best sellers are the Jaguar XF, Land Rover Freelander and the new Evoque SUV. These models accounted more than 50 percent of the unit's sales in the quarter. Moreover, Jaguar Land Rover sales in the United States rose 13 percent to 20,699 vehicles through April.

Despite these numbers, parent company Tata Motors is not doing so well as its quarterly net income fell 37 percent to 39.5 billion rupees or ($703 million. Furthermore, Tata Motors sales fell 29 percent to 184,942 units.

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