Toyota Kirloskar Motor sells 12,115 units in Sept 2012

Top Quote Kirloskar Motor sold 12,115 units in September 2012 as compared to 12,807 units in the corresponding month last year. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 02, 2012 - The sales dropped by 5% when compared to September sales last year.

    However, Innova registered a 23% growth with 5,858 units being sold as compared to 4,765 units sold in September last year. The Fortuner registered a growth of 21%. It sold 1,301 units last month as compared to 1,078 units in the corresponding month last year. Etios series sold 4,440 units as compared to 5,926 units in the corresponding month last year. The newly launched Camry, now locally manufactured in India, sold 85 units last month. Corolla Altis sold 424 units last month.

    "We have seen a drop in sales last month. The market has been quite sluggish and the market sentiments are very low in the passenger car segment. We hope to see it picking up in the festive season. On the export front, we exported 2,176 units of the Etios series to South Africa last month" stated Mr. Sandeep Singh, Deputy Managing Director, Marketing.

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    Overview of TKM:
    Company name Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited
    Managing Director Hiroshi Nakagawa
    Equity participation TMC: 89%, Kirloskar group: 11%
    Number of employees Approx. 6,000 +
    Land area Aprox. 432 acres (approx.1,700,000 m2)
    Building area 74,000 m2

    Overview of TKM 1st Plant
    Established October 1997 (start of production: December 1999)
    Location Suburb of Bangalore, Karnataka State
    Products Innova, Fortuner manufactured in India. Prado, Land Cruiser and Prius imported as CBUs.
    Annual production capacity Approx. 90,000 units

    Overview of TKM 2nd Plant
    Location On the site of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited (on the outskirts of Bangalore, Karnataka State)
    Products Corolla Altis, Etios, Etios Liva, New Camry
    Start of production December 2010
    Annual production capacity 1,20,000 units

    For any further information please contact:

    Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd.
    Tarunya Mohan
    Mobile : 0-9740900029
    E-mail: tarunyamohan ( @ ) toyota-kirloskar dot

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