Maruti Suzuki India produced 113,937 units in August 2021. The company listed a drop of 7.9 percent as compared to 123,769 units produced in the same month last year.
The Maruti Suzuki Indo-Japanese carmaker registered a decline of over 33 percent. Comparing month-on-month to July of 2021 the company produced 170,719 units. The shortfall in production is due to a shortage of electronic component.
The total number of automobiles manufactured last month were 111,368 units in comparison to 121,381 units. Accounting a drop of 8 per cent. Previously, the productions Alto and the S-Presso stood at 20,332 units against 22,208 units produced in August last year. The carmaker produced 24,899 units of entry-level cars in July 2021.
Production of the B-segment cars like Celerio, WagonR, Swift, Ignis, Baleno, and the Dzire, dropped to 67,972 units. Maruti Suzuki company registered a drop of over 24 percent against 89,556 units produced in August 2020. The carmaker manufactured 90,604 units of B-segment cars in July 2021. At the same time, production of the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz increased to 3,001 units last month against 1,190 units in August 2020. The company produced 2,311 units of the mid-size sedan in July 2021.
Coming to the utility vehicle segment, Maruti Suzuki recorded a production increase of 37.8 percent at 29,965 units compared to 21,737 units manufactured in the same month last year. The carmaker produced 40,094 units of utility vehicles in July this year. Maruti sells models like Gypsy, Ertiga, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza and XL6 under the utility segment.
Production of the Eeco van increased to 10,430 units as compared to 9,917 units manufactured in July 2021. In August 2020, Maruti Suzuki produced 8,898 units of the Eeco van. Moreover, production of the Super Carry light commercial vehicle stood at 2,569 units in August, which increased by 7.5 per cent when compared to 2,388 units produced in the same month last year.
In other news, India’s biggest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki, has no near-term plan to launch EVs as it does not see volumes or affordability for consumers, its chairman said last month.
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