Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Hyundai reports September 2009 sales

Hyundai Motor Company has issued its monthly sales report in which, the company has announced it has sold 307.181 new cars in September 2009, a 61% increase compared to the same month a year earlier.

Domestic sales have risen 118 percent to 68.570 units from last year's 31.449 units. Both, new Sonata sedan and new Tucson/ix35 have helped the automaker to record the best-ever overall September sales.

According to Hyundai, Sonata sedan has been the best selling vehicle in Korean market last month. With sales of 9.517 units, the all-new 2011 Sonata sedan finished a top of the Korean sales charts. The all-new Sonata also passed the old Sonata model, with 6.500 units. Combined, both Sonatas managed to attract record 16.299 new consumers! The old Sonata model will now be discontinued.

Sales from Hyundai's overseas manufacturing plants, located in the USA, China, Turkey, India and Czech Republic rose to 238.611 units, representing 50 percent increase compared to last year.

With new Hyundai ix35 and Tucson set to be officially launched in the international markets later this year or early in 2010, Hyundai is confident it can push its monthly sales further.

Reportedly, the Korean carmaker will focus on expanding its market share by introducing new cars and intensify its marketng activities around the world.

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