The company cut production of the compact segment vehicles marginally to 83,411 units last month as compared with 83,709 units in the year-ago period. MSI also slashed production of compact segment cars by 11.4 per cent to 1,06,184 units in April as compared with 1,19,894 units in corresponding month of last year. Production of utility vehicles witnessed an increase of 8.4 per cent to 24,516 units in April, as against 22,607 units in April last year.
The company said production of vans declined by 25.8 per cent to 10,688 units last month as compared with 14,407 units in April 2018. In March, MSI had reported a production cut of 20.9 per cent across its factories. In February, the company had cut production by over 8 per cent to 1,48,959 units from 1,62,524 units produced in the year-ago month.
MSI's installed manufacturing capacity at its two plants in Gurgaon and Manesar stands at 15.5 lakh units per annum. Besides, the Suzuki-owned Hansalpur (Gujarat) plant also has an installed capacity of 2.5 lakh units from the first line. The second production line has been commissioned at the plant, but is yet to reach its peak capacity of 2.5 lakh units per annum.
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