In August 2020, the utility vehicle segment comprising of Gypsy, Ertiga, S-Cross, Vitara Brezza and XL6 recorded an increase of 43.96 per cent at 21,737 units as compared to 15,099 units manufactured a year ago.
The first ventilator was manufactured on April 11, within 10 days of MSIL joining with AgVa Healthcare, a new and small start-up to scale-up ventilator production.
In the domestic market, light commercial vehicles suffered a blow of 71.5 per cent to 736 units in March 2020 compared to 2,582 units in March 2019.
The company also said it has introduced BS 6 compliant Ciaz priced between ₹8.31 lakh and ₹11.09 lakh. This will be its 11th offering complying with the stricter emission norm, ahead of its implementation from April 1.
The Eeco. Prices for the BS6 Eeco start at Rs 3.81 lakh and go up to Rs 4.21 lakh for the 5-seater AC model, which represents a Rs 20,000-30,000 hike, depending on the variant. These prices are for the petrol variants only as Maruti Suzuki has yet to release prices for the CNG version.
Further, trade concerns emerged with Trump saying that he will not accept a bad deal in trade talks with China as the world's two largest economies meet in early October to end the long-drawn trade war.
The other prominent winners were IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance, State Bank of India, UltraTech Cement and Titan. All of them saw gains ranging between 8.7 to 10.7 per cent each.
The six-seat premium MPV gets captain seats in the middle row and the feature list includes cruise control, SmartPlay Studio with smartphone connectivity, automatic headlamps and more.
The focus has been in major cities where water scarcity is prevalent. The top six cities -- Bengaluru, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Nagpur and Chennai -- helped to save maximum water to the tune of 160 million litres in 2018-19.
According to the company, net profit in the quarter under review stood at Rs 1,795.6 crore as compared to the corresponding period of the previous fiscal.