Maruti Suzuki’s May sales crosses 18,000 units

Maruti Suzuki

New Delhi: Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Monday posted total sales of 18,539 units in May 2020.

Accordingly, the company’s total off-take included 13,865 units in the domestic market and sales of 23 units to other OEM.

“The company resumed its manufacturing operations post lockdown strictly in accordance with the government regulations and guidelines, from May 12 at its Manesar facility and from May 18 at its Gurugram facility,” the company said in a statement. “Production also resumed at Suzuki Motor Gujarat Pvt Limited (SMG) from May 25, 2020. SMG manufactures cars on a contract basis for Maruti Suzuki.”

As per the statement, the company exported 4,651 units following resumption of port operations at Mundra and Mumbai ports, “ensuring that all guidelines for safety were followed”.

“Likewise, the company’s showrooms opened in accordance with the Centre and state guidelines in a graded manner across different cities,” the statement said. “The remaining showrooms would open in due course if they are not in containment zone or if not specifically restricted by any local guidelines.”