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Maruti Suzuki India posts 11% rise in production to 123,769 units in August

The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India said its total production in August increased by 11 per cent to 123,769 units

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Maruti Suzuki India | Automobile

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The logo of Maruti Suzuki India Limited is seen on a glass door at a showroom in New Delhi
The logo of Maruti Suzuki India Limited is seen on a glass door at a showroom in New Delhi

The country's largest carmaker on Monday said its total production in August increased by 11 per cent to 1,23,769 units.

The company had produced a total of 1,11,370 units in the same month last year, (MSI) said in a statement.

Passenger vehicles production stood at 1,21,381 units last month as compared to 1,10,214 units in August 2019, a growth of 10 per cent.

Production of mini cars comprising Alto and S-Presso models were at 22,208 units as against 13,814 units in the year-ago month, up 61 per cent.

Compact cars, comprising WagonR, Celerio, Ignis, Swift, Baleno, Dzire, were produced at a marginally higher rate at 67,348 units as against 67,095 units in August 2019, MSI said.

Production of utility vehicles -- Gypsy, Ertiga, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza and XL6 -- was up 44 per cent at 21,737 units as compared to 15,099 units in the same month last year.

MSI said production of its light commercial vehicle Super Carry stood at 2,388 units as against 1,156 units in the year-ago month.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Mon, September 07 2020. 16:16 IST
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