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CV sales drop in April after SC order banning sale of BS-III vehicles

Ashok Leyland has reported a 30% fall in its overall sales in April

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 

The Supreme Court's order restricting OEMs from selling BS-III vehicles has taken a toll on commercial vehicle sales in the country during the month of April, as all OEMs have reported a significant drop.   Tata Motors' domestic commercial vehicles sales in April 2017 stood at 16,017 units, lower by 36 per cent over April 2016. "This is an unusual decline, under exceptional circumstances," said the company. Commercial vehicles were affected by the Supreme Court judgment announced on March 29, with the ban on BS-III vehicles, leading to the need for a ...

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First Published: Wed, May 03 2017. 01:28 IST
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