In the month of March 2020, Suzuki Motorcycle India registered a slowdown in sales. Clocking 40.636 units versus 67.025 in March 2019. That number covers both domestic and export revenue. The downturn may be due to the industry’s detrimental effects on the coronavirus pandemic.
Suzuki says the national shutdown has led to a halt in production. And that has also influenced the figures, with 33,930 units of domestic sales.
On the other hand, the high success Suzuki received during FY2020 meant that the March slowdown had no impact on its overall results. The firm posted a rise in revenue of 5.7 percent. Clocking 7.90.397 units this financial year versus 7.47.506 units in FY2019.
Koichiro Hirao, Chairman, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd. It has credited the overall success to the encouragement. And commitment of its distributor partners. He listed it too. That the industry will surmount and bounce back from this tough time. And a good improvement in the coming months.
The Suzuki Access 125 is one of the segment’s most successful scooters. And has made a major contribution to overall sales. In the course of this fiscal year. The firm also launched the Gixxer 250 and Gixxer 250 SF and the latter went. So, on to win the Autocar Bike of the Year title.
Also, the firm was doing fairly well on the domestic big-bike market, selling all of the much-loved Hayabusa units well before the BS6 deadline. India, while pulling the plug on the bike in most countries, was one of the few locations where Suzuki sold the Hayabusa in BS4 shape.
Meanwhile, the new Hayabusa Suzuki is under production. And we can’t wait to see what they’re coming up with.
So, that number covers both domestic and export revenue. The downturn may be due to the industry’s detrimental effects on the coronavirus pandemic. As India, after pulling the plug on the bike in most countries. It was one of the few locations where Suzuki sold the Hayabusa in BS4 shape.