Maruti Suzuki India on Saturday reported complete gross sales of 1,00,000 autos within the home market final month, together with passenger in addition to industrial autos. That marked an increase of 1.82 per cent in comparison with the corresponding interval a yr in the past. Complete passenger car gross sales elevated 1.34 per cent to 97,768 autos, in response to the nation’s largest carmaker by market share. The gross sales report comes days after the auto main reported its first quarterly loss in 17 years, as a nationwide lockdown to curb the unfold of COVID-19 harm its gross sales.
Within the “mini” phase, which contains its Alto and S-Presso fashions, Maruti Suzuki mentioned bought 17,258 autos in July 2020, up 49.07 per cent in comparison with 11,577 items within the year-ago interval.
Within the “compact” phase, together with its Wagon R, Swift and Dzire fashions, gross sales dropped 10.40 per cent to 51,529 autos.
Gross sales of its mid-size Ciaz mannequin declined 45.64 per cent to 1,303 items.
Gross sales of utility autos and vans rose 10.75 per cent to 27,678 autos, information from Maruti Suzuki confirmed.
Complete exports dropped 27.01 per cent to six,757 autos final month, Maruti Suzuki mentioned.
Maruti Suzuki India mentioned it stays dedicated to the well being, security and well-being of all members throughout the worth chain. “All manufacturing and gross sales proceed to happen totally per all security necessities for workers and clients. That is topic to compliance with all COVID 19-related constraints,” the corporate mentioned.
Maruti Suzuki reported complete gross sales of 1,66,165 autos within the first 4 months of present monetary yr (April-July), down 64.51 per cent in comparison with the year-ago interval.