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JLR July sales down 21.6% at 36,144 units

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Tata Motors-owned today reported 21.6 per cent decline in global at 36,144 units in July.

Sales of Jaguar brand were down 15.2 per cent at 10,992 units last month, while those of stood at 25,152 units, a decline of 24 per cent, the company said in a statement.

"We have had challenges to navigate in key markets this month," Chief Commercial Officer said.

for July were down in by 46.9 per cent, reflecting continued market volatility in the first month of the duty change as well as trade tensions, JLR said.

In sales were also down by 26.5 per cent and the UK were down by 18.3 per cent, impacted by the industry-wide issue of delays in WLTP (Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure) certification of 2019 model year vehicles, it added.

Sales were also down by 9.5 per cent in North America, the company said.

"We are also adapting to the impact of tariff changes in the Chinese market. While this could strengthen demand, the trade conflict with the USA has a negative effect on automotive buyers' confidence and transaction prices in China," Brautigam said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 16:30 IST
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