Jaguar Sales Grow Even as Vehicle Market Contracts

As overall car sales dropped about 10 pct in 2008, Jaguar brand sales grew 11 pct.
 

As overall car sales dropped about 10 pct in 2008, Jaguar brand sales grew 11 pct, similar to the trend in other premium segments, data from Jaguar's distributor in Hungary Cel Motors shows.

Cel Motors sold 71 Jaguar models in 2008.

Cel Motors' sales of Land Rover models fell to 173 in 2008 from 291 in 2007.

India's Tata Motors acquired the Jaguar and Land Rover brands from US car maker Ford last spring.

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