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General Motors India registers 17.35 % growth in sales in September 2011


Chevrolet Beat Diesel continues to get overwhelming response

New Delhi - General Motors India registered a growth of 17.35 % in sales led by the overwhelming response to Chevrolet Beat Diesel in September 2011, compared to the corresponding period last year. It sold 10112 units in September 2011 against 8617 units sold in September 2010.

The September 2011 sales comprised 5261 units of Chevrolet Beat, 1789 units of Chevrolet Tavera, 1603 units of Chevrolet Spark, 814 units of the Chevrolet Cruze, 325 units of Chevrolet Optra, 192 Units of Chevrolet Aveo and 128 units of the Chevrolet Captiva.

Commenting on the performance, Mr. P. Balendran, Vice President, GM India said, “The growth was primarily driven by the recently launched most fuel efficient vehicle Chevrolet Beat Diesel. We remain committed to fully leveraging our resources to offer customers across the country best-in-class products and services that meet their unique needs. But the market continues to be sluggish due to repeated hike in interest rates and rising fuel prices, which is creating tremendous pressure in the automobile market.”

About General Motors India:
General Motors India has completed 16 years of operation in India. It started its journey in 1996 and now offers products under the Chevrolet brand, which was introduced in India in 2003. Founded in Detroit in 1911, Chevrolet is celebrating its centennial as a global automotive brand. Last year, about 4.25 million Chevrolets were sold in more than 120 countries, or one every 7.4 seconds. Chevrolet, one of the fastest growing automotive nameplates in India, provides consumers with fuel-efficient, safe and reliable vehicles that deliver high quality, expressive design, spirited performance and value. With a wide range of product portfolio including Chevrolet Captiva, Chevrolet Optra, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Aveo, Chevrolet Aveo U-VA, Chevrolet Spark, Chevrolet Beat and Chevrolet Tavera for sale in India, GM India operates state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Halol, Gujarat and in Talegaon, Maharashtra. More information regarding Chevrolet models can be found at


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