MUMBAI – Light-vehicle sales in India fell 7.1% in first-half 2013 compared with a year earlier, to 1.6 million units. Car deliveries slumped 15.2% to 957,009 and light trucks, which showed double-digit growth earlier, have stalled the past three months. In June alone, car sales declined 9% to 141,082 units and light trucks almost held steady to 95,245, leaving LV deliveries down 5.5% to 236,327. The market is contracting despite incentives such as cash discounts and cost-free ...

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