- SMC chairman asks suppliers to prepare contingency plan due to COVID-19 related uncertainties
- Maruti Suzuki looking to ramp up production to over 1 lakh units per month from July 2020
Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) chairman Osamu Suzuki has reached out to Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) component suppliers to solicit their support in this difficult time for the automotive industry. He has urged the company’s suppliers to ready a “contingency plan for production recovery and inventory increase in preparation for the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic.”
In his letter dated June 17, Suzuki has apologised for the “anxiety and inconvenience” caused due to both SMC and MSIL being unable to maintain continuous production at their respective plants in the country due to the pandemic.
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Indian government had enforced a nationwide…