Auto major TATA Motors said that its global sales increased by 50% in May to 79,819 units on robust demand for both commercial and passenger vehicles.
The company in a statement said that sales of luxury models from Jaguar Land Rover stood at 19,053 units during May, up 72% from the same period last year. While sales of Jaguar brand luxury sedans jumped by 34% last month to 5,120 units, Land Rover sales were 93% higher at 13,933 units.
It added that the total passenger vehicles sales stood at 43,130 units in May, 2010, a growth of 54% from the corresponding month last year. Commercial vehicles sales were also up by 45% to 36,689 units from the same month last year.
The TATA Motors Group's global sales comprise the TATA, TATA Daewoo and Hispano Carrocera range of commercial vehicles TATA passenger vehicles, along with distributed brands in India and Jaguar and Land Rover.