Maruti Suzuki India has reported domestic sales of 51,274 units in June 2020. The figure marks a 54 percent drop in sales volume compared to June 2019, a month in which the Maruti Suzuki sold 1,11,014 units.
However, given the impact of the coronavirus on the auto business, a comparison with the carmaker’s performance in May 2020 reveals a more representative image. Sales are up 270 percent from the 13,865 units Maruti Suzuki dispatched for the domestic market last month. In April, the carmaker recorded zero sales.
For the month of June, Maruti Suzuki also reported sales of 839 units to another OEM (Toyota Kirloskar Motor) and exports of 4,289 units.
Maruti closed the first quarter of FY2021 with total sales of 76,599 units – 66,165 units domestic, 862 units to other OEM and 9,572 units exported. The COVID-19 pandemic, the lockdown to contain it and the restrictions…