After selling no cars in April, carmakers in India are gradually resuming their sales operations. The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki posted a total sales of 18,539 units in May 2020, including 13,865 units in the domestic market and sales of 23 units to another OEM.
The company resumed its manufacturing operations on May 12th at its Manesar facility and on May 18th at its Gurugram facility. Production also resumed at Suzuki Motor Gujarat Pvt Limited (SMG) on May 25th, 2020. SMG acts as a contract manufacturer for Maruti Suzuki.
The company exported 4,651 units following the resumption of port operations at Mundra and Mumbai ports. The showrooms will resume operations in a phased manner in accordance with Centre and State guidelines.