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Jaguar Land Rover sales up 14pc in Nov

Posted on Dec 13, 02:19PM | IBNS

Automobile giant Jaguar Land Rover sold 29,893 vehicles in the month of November, an increase of 14pc versus the same period last year.

During the first 11 months of the year, Jaguar Land Rover sold 324,184 vehicles, up 32pc .

November sales increased in almost every major market with sales up in China (43pc ), Asia Pacific (26pc ), the UK (15pc ) and Europe (12pc ). In North America, sales were down 7pc , reflecting model year changeover effects and increased competitive conditions.

Since the start of the year, Jaguar Land Rover has seen strong sales performance across all of its major markets, with increases in China (73pc ), Asia Pacific (37pc ), the UK (20pc ), Europe (37pc ) and North America (12pc ).

Phil Popham, Jaguar Land Rover's Director of Group Sales Operations, said, "Both Jaguar and Land Rover brands continue to deliver strong sales globally. The record breaking performance in our home market, the UK, is great news.

"The Jaguar XF is starting to gain traction in the market place, while the continued success of the Range Rover Sport and Evoque is encouraging as we are launching our new Range Rover to customers."

In November, Land Rover sold 25,862 vehicles, up 17pc compared to the previous year, with increased sales of Range Rover Evoque (39pc ), Range Rover Sport (3pc ), Land Rover Discovery (2pc ) and Freelander (53pc ).

Since the start of the year, Land Rover has sold over 275,000, up 38pc compared to the same period last year.

Jaguar sold 4,031 vehicles in November (down by 5pc ) in anticipation of the introduction of the 2013 Model Year XF and XJ model ranges, including all-wheel drive and new engine options, across most markets at the end of the year.

In the first 11 months of the year, Jaguar sold 48,908 vehicles (up by 7pc ) reflecting the strong performance of the Jaguar XF.