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NEW DELHI: The nation’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday reported a 54 per cent decline in complete gross sales at 57,428 models in June.
The corporate had offered 1,24,708 models in June final 12 months, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) mentioned in a press release.
Home gross sales declined by 53.7 per cent to 53,139 models final month, as in opposition to 1,14,861 models in June 2019, it added.
The corporate exported 4,289 models final month, down 56.Four per cent from 9,847 models in June 2019, MSI mentioned.
Gross sales of mini vehicles comprising Alto and WagonR stood at 10,458 models as in comparison with 18,733 models in the identical month final 12 months, down 44.2 per cent.
Gross sales in compact phase, together with fashions reminiscent of Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, declined 57.6 per cent at 26,696 models as in opposition to 62,897 vehicles in June final 12 months.
Mid-sized sedan Ciaz offered 553 models final month as in comparison with 2,322 models within the year-ago interval, a dip of 76.2 per cent.
Gross sales of utility automobiles, together with Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, declined 45.1 per cent at 9,764 models as in comparison with 17,797 within the year-ago month, MSI mentioned.
For the primary quarter ended June 30, 2020, the corporate mentioned its complete gross sales stood at 76,599 models as in contrast with 4,02,594 models in identical interval of 2019-20, a dip of 81 per cent.
The gross sales efficiency throughout June 2020 and first quarter of 2020-21 ought to be seen within the context of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, lockdowns and restrictions required for security, MSI mentioned.
The corporate stays dedicated to the well being, security and well-being of all members throughout the worth chain, it added.
Manufacturing throughout vegetation is being progressively elevated according to most efforts to make sure security and topic to the provision of staff, the automaker mentioned.