Tata Motors purchased Jaguar Land Rover from Ford in 2008 for $2.3 billion. In the past six years, it has grown to be Tata's most profitable arm.
For April, overall per-vehicle Jaguar sales increased 17% from April 2013 to hit 5,511 units. The luxury line enjoyed a massive seasonally adjusted 70.7% boost in China sales to 1,630, making it Jaguar's largest market. The United Kingdom snagged second place (1,205 units), while North America sold 1,122 Jaguars in April.
Looking at Land Rover, sales soared 33.1% comparing April 2013 with April 2014. Total Land Rover sales for April 2014 were 31,660. Similar to Jaguar, China sales jumped 71.9% compared to April 2013. According to these latest numbers, China bought 8,848 Land Rovers in April -- 31% more than Europe, 79% more than North America, and 82% more than the United Kingdom.
For the two luxury lines combined, unit sales increased 30.4% for April to 37,171 units.
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