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July proves lucky for Maruti Suzuki once again, market share highest in 10 years

Maruti SCross sales

Over the past four years, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) has been noting increased sales in the month of July contributing to rising market share.

In July 2011, MSIL sold 66,504 units, capturing market share of 36% while in July 2012, the company market share was at 35% with 71,025 units sold during the month. July 2013 saw the company increase market share to 40% with 75,145 units sold while in the same month of 2014 market share increased to 45% with 90,093 units sold.

This year as well, the month of July has proved to be noteworthy with 1,33,000 units sold, allowing Maruti Suzuki to capture its highest market share in over a decade.

maruti baleno yra

This is the first photo of Maruti Baleno (internal codename YRA) hatchback in production ready guise. It will be launched in India by Diwali 2015.

MSIL has noted increased demand with its Alto and WagonR models, as the company targets output of 1.39-1.40 million this fiscal. Out of the total of 2,22,368 units dispatched by automakers in July 2015, MSIL dispatches totaled 1,10,405 units, with every second car rolling out of manufacturing premises in the country sporting a Maruti badge.

MSILĀ has noted sales over the 1 lakh mark since the beginning of this fiscal. During the period April to July 2015, MSIL has sold over 4.16 lakh units and posted growth of over 15%. The company continues to score over competitors due to continuous upgradation of models while keeping prices affordable.

The company also concentrates on expansion of sales networks and has doubled its sales outlets to 1,619 over the past five years. The recent launches of Celerio diesel and S-Cross has also resulted in increased sales for the company. The company now looks ahead to the upcoming festive season with optimism.



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Pearl Daniels

Pearl Daniels

Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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