Maruti Suzuki gains came against backdrop of poor prior-year result.
MUMBAI – A 15% surge in August new-car sales from year-ago tells only half the story of India’s auto industry struggles, as a 14.4% drop in light trucks left overall light-vehicle sales up just 0.8% to 228,039 units, according to WardsAuto data. Last month’s result largely was skewed by Maruti Suzuki, which saw car sales spike 100.6% to 63,499 units even as light trucks tumbled 32.2% to 12,519. The country’s biggest auto maker saw total LV deliveries climb ...
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