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Maruti Suzuki, the market leader, is scheduled to produce 60,000-65,000 cars in the month of June where usually it averages 100,000 units. This is, in part, due to the strike that went on for almost two weeks earlier this month. This incident has accounted for 13,500 cars less being produced. This was followed by a week-long maintenance shutdown that was unavoidable, reducing output by another 25,000 units. Also Read - Wearing Masks But Spirits High: Indians Evacuated From China Dance At Isolation Camp | Watch
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Waiting periods for the most affected models – Swift, Dzire, SX4 and A-Star – have gone up with the drop in output, but there is not much Maruti can do to reduce the impact as the plants are running nearly at full capacity. Production will resume to the usual levels this month.