Maruti Suzuki India on Saturday reported whole gross sales of 1,00,000 automobiles within the home market final month, together with passenger in addition to business automobiles. That marked an increase of 1.82 per cent in comparison with the corresponding interval a 12 months in the past. Total passenger car gross sales elevated 1.34 per cent to 97,768 automobiles, in keeping with 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.
In the “mini” section, which includes its Alto and S-Presso fashions, Maruti Suzuki mentioned offered 17,258 automobiles in July 2020, up 49.07 per cent in comparison with 11,577 items within the year-ago interval.
In the “compact” section, together with its Wagon R, Swift and Dzire fashions, gross sales dropped 10.40 per cent to 51,529 automobiles.
Sales of its mid-size Ciaz mannequin declined 45.64 per cent to 1,303 items.
Sales of utility automobiles and vans rose 10.75 per cent to 27,678 automobiles, information from Maruti Suzuki confirmed.
Total exports dropped 27.01 per cent to six,757 automobiles 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 production and sales continue to take place fully consistent with all safety requirements for employees and customers. This is subject to compliance with all COVID 19-related constraints,” the corporate mentioned.
Maruti Suzuki reported whole gross sales of 1,66,165 automobiles within the first 4 months of present monetary 12 months (April-July), down 64.51 per cent in comparison with the year-ago interval.