Maruti Suzuki home gross sales decline 54% at 52,300 models in June 2020, Auto Information, East Auto Information
New Delhi: India’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki India Restricted (MSIL) on Wednesday reported a decline of 53.7 % at 52,300 models in home gross sales for the month of June 2020 owing to the continued coronavirus pandemic and lockdown restrictions. The gross sales stood at 113,031 models in the identical month final yr.
The corporate’s whole gross sales additionally noticed a dip of 54 % at 57,428 models within the month beneath evaluate as in comparison with 124,708 models offered in June 2019.
Exports additionally declined 56.Four % at 4,289 models final month as in opposition to 9,847 models within the corresponding month a yr in the past.
Moreover, gross sales for the corporate fell throughout segments. For mini vehicles, Alto and S-Presso, it declined 44.2 % at 10,458 models in June 2020, whereas compact vehicles (WagonR, Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno, Dzire, Tour S) reported a decline of 57.6 % at 26,696 models.
“The Firm stays dedicated to the well being, security and well-being of all members throughout the worth chain. Manufacturing throughout crops is being progressively elevated in line with most efforts to make sure security and topic to the supply of staff,” Maruti Suzuki stated in an announcement.
For Q1 FY21 of April to June this yr, the automotive maker reported whole gross sales of 76,599 models. Whereas home gross sales stood at 66,165 models, exports reported 9,572 models.
The corporate resumed its manufacturing operations submit lockdown strictly in accordance with the Authorities rules and pointers, from Might 12, 2020 at its Manesar facility and Might 18, 2020 at its Gurugram facility.
The manufacturing additionally resumed at Suzuki Motor Gujarat Pvt Restricted (SMG) from Might 25, 2020. SMG manufactures vehicles on a contract foundation for Maruti Suzuki.
Likewise, the corporate’s showrooms opened in accordance with Centre and State pointers in a graded method throughout completely different cities.
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