New Delhi: The country’s largest automaker, Maruti Suzuki, increased production by 4.3 percent in November after 9 consecutive months of decline in product. In November 2019, Maruti has produced 1,41,834 unit cars.
According to an official statement released by Maruti Suzuki, the company has manufactured 1,41,834 unit cars in November 2019, while 1,35,946 unit cars were manufactured in November 2018.
Last month, passenger vehicle production stood at 1,39,084 units, an increase of 3.7 percent over 134,149 units in November 2018.
Production of the mini and compact segment cars including Alto, New WagonR, Celerio, Ignis, Swift, Baleno and Dzire stood at 1,02,185 units as against 95,883 units in November 2018, up 6.2 per cent.
Production of utility vehicles such as the Vitara Brezza, Ertiga and S-Cross produced 27,187 units as compared to 23,038 units a year ago. This segment has seen a strong growth of 18 percent.
The production of the mid-size sedan Ciaz was 1,460 units in November 2018, reaching 1,830 units in November 2019.
Production of the Light Commercial Vehicle Super Carry also increased to 2,750 units in November 2019 from 1,797 units in the same month last year.
In October 2019, Maruti cut its production by 20.7 percent. This month, 1,19,337 units of cars were produced.
The slowdown in the automobile sector has had an impact on all small and large automobile industries in the country. However, Maruti Suzuki has sold the most cars despite the recession. It is expected that the automobile sector may see some improvement due to corporate tax exemption.