New Delhi, May 30: Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Monday said that it has suspended production of cars at its Manesar and Gurgaon facilities, due to component supply constraints. (Read: Maruti Suzuki temporarily suspends production due to fire at vendor)Also Read - Jagdish Khattar, Auto Industry Veteran Who Scaled New Heights For Maruti Suzuki, Dies
According to the company, a fire incident at its component manufacturer Subros’ production facility on Sunday (May 29) has disrupted supplies. Also Read - Smart Finance: Maruti Suzuki Launches Virtual Finance Facility in 30 Cities | All You Need to Know
“Owing to an unfortunate incident of fire at the Manesar facilities of our supplier Subros Limited on Sunday (May 29), supplies of components from that plant have been disrupted,” the company said in a statement. Also Read - Coronavirus Lockdown Impact? Nissan, Datsun Cars to Cost 5% More From Next Year
“As a consequence, Maruti Suzuki India Limited will have to temporarily suspend manufacture of cars at its facilities in Manesar and Gurgaon, starting second half Monday (May 30).”
The statement said that Subros and Maruti Suzuki were jointly assessing the extent of damage the fire caused to essential equipment.
“We are also examining the options available to start supply of components from other facilities. Production will resume as soon as components become available,” the company added.