May 16, 2021

Maruti manufacturing rises considerably to 1,72,433 items in March



The nation’s largest carmaker India on Monday mentioned its whole manufacturing in March 2021 elevated considerably to 1,72,433 items over the identical month final yr. The corporate had produced a complete of 92,540 items within the year-ago interval, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) mentioned in a regulatory submitting.

“Manufacturing in March 2020 had declined considerably over the identical interval of the earlier yr owing to COVID associated disruption. The comparability of March 2021 figures with March 2020 figures must be seen on this context,” it added.

Passenger automobile manufacturing stood at 1,25,724 items final month as in comparison with 69,854 items in March 2020.

Manufacturing of mini automobiles comprising Alto and S-Presso fashions was 28,519 items final month as towards 17,630 items a yr in the past.

Equally, manufacturing of compact automobiles, comprising WagonR, Celerio, Ignis, Swift, Baleno and Dzire, rose to 95,186 items final month as towards 50,078 items in March 2020, MSI mentioned.

Manufacturing of utility autos — Gypsy, Ertiga, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza and XL6 — elevated to 32,421 items final month from 15,203 items within the corresponding month of 2020.

MSI mentioned manufacturing of its mild business automobile Tremendous Carry stood at 2,397 items in March as towards 938 items within the year-ago month.