Maruti Suzuki clocks 16.8% rise in May production

Maruti Suzuki clocks 16.8% rise in May production

07/06/2017 12:32

Country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) on Wednesday reported an increase of 16.8 per cent in its May 2017 production at 1,51,262 units, as compared to 1,29,509 units during the same period last year.

Maruti Suzuki said that it’s production of the compact segment comprising Swift, Ritz, Dzire, Celerio, Baleno/ Ignis/ Dzire Tour increased to 68,562 units in May this year, as against 58,253 units last year.

Further, its production of mini (Alto/ Wagon R) segment jumped to 41,669 units during May 2017, from 34,805 units in the same month a year ago.

MSIL said production of its mid-sized Ciaz segment, however, witnessed a slide to 4,378 units during May 2017 as compared to 5,165 units in May 2016.

Besides, in May 2017 production of it’s utility vehicles Gypsy/ Ertiga/ S-Cross/ Vitara Brezza segment jumped significantly to 22,665 units, against 15,656 units in May 2016.

The company’s Vans Eeco/ Omni segment production during May this year too grew to 13,152 units, from 12,864 units during the same month last fiscal.

Moreover, its CV segment of supper carry (less than 2 ton) reported a production of 836 units in May current year, against 153 unit in May previous year.

Meanwhile, shares of the company were trading at Rs 7,193 apiece, up 1.07 per cent, from previous close on BSE at 12:37 hours.

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