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Ashok Leyland sales up 57 pct

Ashok Leyland reported a jump of 56.99 per cent in its commercial vehicle sales.

Hinduja Group flagship company Ashok Leyland on Tuesday reported a jump of 56.99 per cent in its commercial vehicle sales at 5,333 units in October as compared to the same month in 2008.

The company had sold 3,397 units in the same month last year,Ashok Leyland said in a statement.

Domestic sales stood at 4,934 units in October as against 2,976 units in the same month last year,up 65.79 per cent,it added.

Exports,however,fell 5.22 per cent to 399 units in the month compared with 421 units in the year-ago period.

The company reported an increase of 64.55 per cent in its total domestic sales of medium and heavy commercial vehicles at 4,851 units from 2,948 units in the same month last year.