Suzuki Motorcycle India Reduces Number Of Shifts Due To The Rise Of The CoronaVirus Cases

Due to the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has hit our country hard this time, there has been a lockdown once again. However, places that are still running have a particular time to work and have to follow the rules and regulations set by the Government.

Suzuki Motorcycle India Reduces Number Of Shifts Due To The Rise Of The CoronaVirus

Many manufacturers have limited their staff that is working and shift timings in the office to maintain the social distancing norms. However, according to the latest report by CarandBike, Suzuki Motorcycle India has reduced the number of shifts at its manufacturing plant in Gurugram, Haryana.

Suzuki Motorcycle India Reduces Number Of Shifts Due To The Rise Of The CoronaVirus

A Suzuki Motorcycle spokesperson also stated, "The safety of our employees is of utmost importance to us at Suzuki Motorcycle India. Hence, looking at the exponential surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, we have decided to reduce the number of production shifts from 3 to 1 from April 28, 2021, till May 1, 2021, as a precautionary measure. We will observe the situation and accordingly resume normal operations from 2nd May 2021."

Suzuki Motorcycle India Reduces Number Of Shifts Due To The Rise Of The CoronaVirus

This is the right thing that the company has done as this time the coronavirus has spread too much and Indian is almost at the top of the list. However, this is not the only manufacturer to do this or take such a decision. Other manufacturers like Toyota and MG Motor have halted their production temporarily due to the ongoing pandemic.

Suzuki Motorcycle India Reduces Number Of Shifts Due To The Rise Of The CoronaVirus

In other recent Suzuki India news, the company recently launched the much-awaited new Hayabusa in the country. The 2021 Suzuki Hayabusa carries a price tag of Rs 16.40 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Bookings for the motorcycle are now open across India with deliveries said to begin soon. The 2021 Suzuki Hayabusa is offered in three colour options: Gloss Sparkly Black/Candy Burnt Gold, Metallic Matte Sword Silver/Candy Daring Red and Pearl Brilliant White/Metallic Matte Stellar Blue.

Suzuki Motorcycle India Reduces Number Of Shifts Due To The Rise Of The CoronaVirus

The 2021 Suzuki Hayabusa is now powered by a liquid-cooled, 1,340cc, inline four-cylinder engine. It produces 187.7bhp of power at 9,700rpm and a peak torque of 150Nm at 7,000rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox along with a slip and assist clutch and a bi-directional quick-shifter. According to the company, the new Superbike can accelerate from 0 to 100kmph in 3.2 seconds and continue to reach a top speed of 299kmph.

Suzuki Motorcycle India Reduces Number Of Shifts Due To The Rise Of The CoronaVirus

Thoughts About Suzuki Cutting Shifts Due To The Covid-19 Pandemic

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Suzuki India has reduced its staff and has also cut its shifts and is following all the rules and regulations that the government has told. Let us hope that this pandemic gets over fast so that everything can be back to normal.

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Article Published On: Thursday, April 29, 2021, 12:25 [IST]
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