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Maruti Suzuki announces rise in sales in June

In some relief for the Indian auto giant Maruti Suzuki, the car maker has reported a 20.30% jump in total sales at 96,597 units in the month of June. Maruti in a statement revealed that the company had sold 80,298 units in the same month last year.

In the month of June the company said that it recorded sales at 83,531 units compared to 70,020 units a year back and has successfully registered a rise of 19.30%. Moreover, even the Maruti Suzuki exports went up to 27.13 % to 13,066 units last month from just 10,278 units last year in the same period.

This means that the total number of passenger cars in the domestic market went up by 23.11 % to 70,977 units from just 57,653 units in the same month of 2011. In June 2011, the sales of the small car segment which included cars like Alto, Maruti 800, A Star and Wagon R fell by 10.44% to 34,198 units in the month of June 2011.

On the other hand in the compact segment which has Estillo, Swift and Ritz, the company witnessed a 39.32 % jump in the sales to 22,624 units from 16,239 units in the same month last year. Even the sales of the DZire model went up by 13,741 units from 2,486 in the month of June last year.


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