TVS Motor Company has posted 5% growth in May 2009,
registering total two wheeler sales of 118,574 units against 112,770
units in the corresponding period of the previous year.
The company's domestic motorcycle sales for the month of May 2009
registered a growth of 3% over the same period of the previous year with
total motorcycle sales registering 53,495 units in May 2009 when
compared to 54,717 units recorded in May 2008. Scooters sales stood at
22,486 units in May 2009 when compared to 22,931 units recorded in the
corresponding period of the previous year.
The ongoing economic slowdown in some countries continued to affect the
company's exports which registered sales of 11,135 units of two wheelers
in May 2009 as against 14,071 units in the corresponding period of the
previous year. The company however, witnessed a growth of 10% in exports
over the previous month.
The company is all set to strengthen its premium segment with the launch
of the Apache RTR 180, scheduled for the current month. The motorcycle's
sporty design, outstanding ride dynamics and technology promises to make
it a preferred choice for high performance seekers.
The Apache RTR 180 has already been given rave reviews by auto experts,
rating it as a strong, performance driven, zippy bike with excellent
stability and handling that makes it a potent contender in the
competitive and rapidly evolving Indian performance bike arena.