Maruti Suzuki August Sales up 5% despite dip in domestic sales

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New Delhi : Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) has reported 4.8 percent rise in sales at 130,699 units in August 2021. Total sales in the month include domestic sales of 105,775 units, sales to other OEM of 4,305 units and exports of 20,619 units.

The company’s total domestic passenger car sales has dipped by 8.7 percent to 103187 units. Total domestic sales, which includes passenger and light commercial vehicle sales dipped by 8.2 percent to 105775 units.

“Sales volume of the Company in August 2021 was affected due to electronic components shortage. The Company took all possible measures to limit the adverse impact. While the sales volume in August 2021 was affected due to electronic components shortage, the sales volume in August 2020 was impacted due to COVID-19 related disruptions” MSIL said in a statement.

Yesterday, MSIL had said that due to the semi-conductor shortage, it’ll limit its monthly vehicle production around 40 percent at its Haryana and Gujarat plants.

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