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For the ninth month in a row, Maruti Suzuki lowers production

  • 1,19,337 units in October as against 1,50,497
  • 1,17,383 units as against 1,48,318 units in October 2018
  • Swift and Baleno were at 85,064 units as against 1,08,462 units in October last year


    Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
    . Reduced its production by 20.7 per cent in October, making it the ninth straight month when the country's largest carmaker lowered its output.


The company produced a total of 1,19,337 units in October as against 1,50,497 units in the year-ago month, the company said in a regulatory filing. Passenger vehicles' production last month stood at 1,17,383 units as against 1,48,318 units in October 2018, a decline of 20.85 per cent, it added.

Maruti Suzuki Production

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Production of small and compact segment cars, which involves Alto, WagonR, Celerio, Ignis, Swift, Baleno and Swift Dzire were at 85,064 units as against 1,08,462 units in October last year, down by almost 21.5%Production of utility vehicles such as Vitara Brezza, Ertiga and S-Cross, however, increased marginally to 22,736 units as compared with 22,526 units a year ago.



Mid-sized sedan Ciaz saw its production fall to 1,922 units in October from 3,513 units in the same month last year. LCV production was also reduced to 1,954 units in October 2019 from 2,179 units in October 2018, the filing said.

 In September, the automaker had cut its production by 17.48 per cent to 1,32,199 units.


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