OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE The car sales in 4MFY12 improved by healthy 24 per cent to 58,793 units compared to 47,391 units in same period last year, says the latest data released by Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA). This double digit increase is due to higher sales in July 2011 on account of price reduction by assemblers. In October alone car sales improved by 10 per cent to 15,099 units compared to 13,704 units in same period last year, while on MoM basis sales showed growth of 8 percent. Company wise breakup shows that this time PSMC has taken the front seat to lead sales growth in 4MFY12, showing an increase of 38 percent to 34,877 units compared to 25,279 units seen in same period last year. Apart from low base affect, the growth was also on account of deliveries of taxis in newly launched taxi scheme by provincial government of Punjab. On the other hand, volumes for INDU increased by 7 percent to 17,806 units compared to 16,622 units in same period last year. New variants launched by the company in 1600cc segment and CNG vehicles (Eco) introduced in already established market acted as a catalyst in this growth.