New Delhi. Maruti Suzuki’s total passenger vehicle production in September 2021 stood at 77,782 vehicles, which is much less than 161,668 vehicles manufactured in September 2020. Maruti Suzuki reported a 51 per cent decline in production during September due to the global semiconductor shortage. The leading auto maker in the country produced 81,278 vehicles last month as against 166,086 units in the year-ago period.
The auto company said in a regulatory filing that it produced a total of 47,884 passenger cars during September 2021, compared to 123,837 in the same month last year. According to the news of Mint, the production of utility vehicles declined from 26,648 units in September 2020 to 21,873 units last month. The production numbers of Van Eeco declined from 11,183 units to 8,025 units during this period.
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A total of 77,782 passenger trains were produced in September 2021, which is much less than the 161,668 vehicles produced in September 2020. The production of light commercial vehicle Super Carry also stood at 3,496 units during the month as against 4,418 units produced in the year-ago period.
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Maruti Suzuki has said that it expects the impact of semiconductor shortage to continue in October as well. The company said it expects production at its two plants in Haryana and Gujarat to be around 60 per cent of normal levels this month due to semiconductor shortage.
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