Mumbai, Nov. 14 -- Leading carmakers Tata Motors Ltd and Toyota Kirloskar Motors Pvt Ltd (TKM) have reported year on year growth in bookings and retail deliveries made on Dhanteras, November 13.

Dhanteras is observed as an auspicious day when people in India buy precious metals, utensils, consumer durables and automobiles. As a result, it marks a strategic day every year for the vehicle manufacturers when they record their highest single day retail sales.

"Our bookings have increased by ~95% and retails have increased by ~90% compared to FY20 festive season. Our cars and utility vehicles have seen equal traction from the market. Harrier retails has seen highest growth at 141%," a Tata Motors spokesperson said, referring to the new booki...