Shares of luxurious carmaker Jaguar Land Rover’s mother or father – Tata Motors – rose 9.1 per cent to hit a brand new 52-week excessive of Rs 417.3 on Monday after the corporate knowledgeable exchanges . Land Rover merchandise for Jaguar proceed to be sturdy with the order ebook at document ranges. Nevertheless, the corporate warned that Jaguar Land Rover’s retail gross sales for the three months ended September 2021 had been hampered by the influence of worldwide semiconductor shortages.
“Retail gross sales for the second quarter ended 30 September 2021 had been 92,710 automobiles, down 18.4 p.c in comparison with 113,569 automobiles bought in Q2 final yr. Retail gross sales throughout most areas, together with North America (15.6 p.c), had been down year-on-year. The yr was low, in China (-6.3 per cent), Europe (-17.0 per cent), and the UK (-47.6 per cent), however had been up in our abroad area (+10.0 per cent),” Tata Motors mentioned in a press launch.
Retail gross sales throughout all fashions had been down year-on-year except the brand new Land Rover Defender, which grew 70.4 per cent year-on-year to 16,725 automobiles, making it our bestselling mannequin for the quarter.
“The worldwide semiconductor provide difficulty represents a major near-term problem for the trade that can take time to work by means of. Nevertheless, it’s encouraging that we had been nonetheless capable of enhance Land Rover Defender gross sales in Q2. As well as, we’re happy to have a document firm order ebook reflecting the underlying demand for our merchandise which we are going to fulfill as semiconductor provide recovers,” mentioned Lenard Hornick, Jaguar Land Rover’s Chief Industrial Officer.
Prior to now three classes, Tata Motors shares have risen 25 per cent, outperforming the Sensex by a large 2 per cent achieve.
Until 11:39 am, Tata Motors shares had been buying and selling at Rs 417.50 with a achieve of 9 per cent.