Slowdown at Maruti Suzuki ? : Production slashed by 9.6% in April

Maruti Suzuki India, India’s largest passenger car manufacturer on Thursday announced to have cut its production by 9.6 % to 147,669 units in April this year from 163,368 in April 2018.

Written by Newsroom Staff May 10, 2019 19:28

New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India, India’s largest passenger car manufacturer on Thursday announced to have cut its production by 9.6 % to 147,669 units in April this year from 163,368 in April 2018.

The company produced 109,498 passenger cars last month, 11.9 per cent lower that 124,356 it produced in April last year.

Production of passenger vehicles was cut by 10.3 per cent in April from the corresponding period last year, according to a regulatory filing.

However, utility vehicles’ production jumped by 8.4 per cent.

Vans like Eeco and Omni models also slipped by over 25 per cent to 10,688 units. The mid-size Ciaz also saw a decline of 25.7 per cent.