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Maruti Suzuki cuts production in July

Largest car manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki India cut its production in July 2019 by 25 per cent for the sixth month in a row, according to a regulatory filing to the BSE.

The company reduced its output and manufactured total of 1,33,625 units in July 2019, compared with 1,78,533 units in the year-ago month. Passenger vehicles’ production last month stood at 1,30,541 units as against 1,75,456 units in July 2018, a decline of 25.6 per cent, revealed the

company.

Production of mini and compact segment cars, including Alto, New WagonR, Celerio, Ignis, Swift, Baleno, Dzire, stood at 95,733 units as against 1,27,715 units in July last year, down 25 per cent. Utility vehicles such as Gypsy, Vitara Brezza, Ertiga and S-Cross saw reduced production at 19,464 units as against 24,718 units in the year-ago month, down 21.26 per cent.

Mid-sized sedan Ciaz saw its production reduced to 3,497 units in July from 7,115 units in the same month last year.

Light commercial vehicle Super Carry production was also trimmed to 2,724 units last month from 3,077 units in July 2018, the filing said. PTI

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