NEW DELHI -- India's biggest carmaker, Maruti Udyog Ltd., said on Wednesday a week-long trucker's strike had hurt sales in August.
Tata Motors Ltd. also said on Wednesday a week-long truckers' strike had hurt its car sales in August.
Maruti said in a statement that it sold 42,480 vehicles in August, up 32.2 percent from 32,127 units in the same month a year ago.
"There has been some effect of the strike on our sales. We hope to make it up in September," Managing Director Jagdish Khattar told reporters.
The carmaker, held 54.2 percent by Japan's Suzuki Motor Corp., said domestic sales in August rose 27.9 percent to 37,660 units while exports were up 79.6 percent to 4,820 units.