By Kosaku Narioka

Maruti Suzuki India reported a rise in fourth-quarter net profit, thanks partly to higher revenue.

The Indian automaker said Friday that net profit climbed 47% from a year earlier to 39.52 billion rupees ($474.6 million) for the three months ended March.

Fourth-quarter revenue increased 19% to INR384.71 billion.

Maruti Suzuki posted record annual sales of 2.1 million units, including 283,067 units exported. Sport-utility vehicles led sales growth.

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