Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is enjoying an increased popularity worldwide, as it has just announced a record-breaking month and strong sales in the first quarter of 2016.
According to the company, its growth has been driven by investment in new products, as 2015 was the year when the company introduced a host of new cars and technologies.
“It is encouraging to see both Jaguar and Land Rover – our great British brands – delivering strong sales performances around the world“, said the firm’s Group Sales Operations Director, Andy Goss.
In March alone, Jaguar Land Rover, which is a subsidiary of Indian automaker Tata Motors, delivered a total of 75,303 vehicles worldwide, out of which 60,128 were Land Rovers and 15,175 were Jaguars, representing a 29 percent increase over March, 2015. Retail sales for the third month of this year were up by 49 percent in Europe, 43 percent in China, 33 percent in North America and 16 percent in the UK.
In the first quarter of 2016, JLR sold 158,813 vehicles, globally, up 28 percent over the same period in the prior year, while in fiscal 2015/16, the automaker delivered 521,571 vehicles, up 13 percent on the previous year. The company expects these figures to increase furthermore, as customer deliveries of the F-Pace will begin next month.