The second wave of Corona epidemic has badly affected the business in the country, no sector has been spared from the effects of this epidemic. The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki has presented the sales report for the last month. In which the company’s sales have fallen by a full 71 percent.
According to the report released by the company, in the month of May, Maruti Suzuki has sold only 46,555 units. Which was 1,59,691 units in the month of April last. In fact, the main reason behind the company’s sales being affected is the second wave of corona epidemic, the rapid increase in the number of infected across the country in April, followed by lockdown in different parts of the country.
Apart from this, Maruti Suzuki also stopped production of vehicles at its plant for a few days. The domestic market saw a 75% drop in vehicle sales. Last May, the company sold a total of 35,293 units in the domestic market, compared to 1,42,454 units in the previous April.
Maruti Suzuki’s small cars such as the Alto and A-Preso have recorded the largest decline of 81 percent. Which was just 4,760 units in the last May, while in April, the company sold 25,041 units of these cars. At the same time, sales of cars like Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire have fallen by 72 percent. Only 20,343 units of these cars have been sold in the month of May, which was 72,318 units in the month of April.
Sales of the company’s mid-size sedar Ciaz have been the most affected. During the month of May, the company sold only 349 units of this car, which was 1,567 units in the month of April. Apart from this, sales of utility vehicles have fallen by almost 75 percent. The segment includes vehicles like the company’s Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga.