It produced 77,507 passenger cars in July 2020 compared to 99,230 in July 2019, a decrease of 21.89%. Utility Vehicles (Gypsy, Ertiga, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza, XL6) production was at 19,130 in July 2020 compared to 19,464 in July 2019. Vans (Eeco) production was also lower at 8,708 compared to 11,847 yoy.
In the mini plus compact sub segment the company produced 76,028 cars as compared to 95,733 in July 2019. Mini cars (Alto, S-Presso) production was 23% higher at 20,638 compared to 16,735 yoy. Compact cars (WagonR, Celerio, Ignis, Swift, Baleno, Dzire , OEM Model) production was also lower at 55,390 compared to 78,998 in July 2019.
Covid-19 continues to impact the production despite considerable increase since the most affected months of April and May.
“The above production data also includes production from Suzuki Motor Gujarat Private Limited and vehicles manufactured for sale to other OEM,” company said in its regulatory filing.
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd is currently trading at Rs6,641.40 down by Rs38.15 or 0.57% from its previous closing of Rs6,679.55 on the BSE.