Mumbai: The slowdown in the automobile sector and fall in sales seems to be taking a grave turn with auto major Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) on Friday announcing a production shutdown of 8-14 days in its various plants during the ongoing July-September quarter.
According to the company, the decision has been taken to align its production with the sales requirements.
“The company in the auto sector, and Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturers Limited (MVML), a wholly owned subsidiary of the company, as part of aligning its production with sales requirements, would be observing ‘No Production Days' ranging between 8-14 days in various plants of the company and MVML during the second quarter of the financial year 2019-2020,” the company said in a regulatory filing. It added that it does not envisage production suspension to have any impact on the availability of vehicles in the market as adequate inventory is available to fulfill the demand. (IANS)