The country’s largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki has achieved a production milestone of over 25 million units since commencing business in the country almost 40 years ago. It is the only Indian company to reach this figure in passenger vehicle production. Maruti started production in the early 1980s from its Gurgaon factory in Haryana.
company The Maruti 800 had been the favorite middle class car in the country for years. Maruti has also expanded its product portfolio and has 16 models across different segments. The company’s second plant is in Manesar. It has an annual production capacity of 1.5 million units. Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director and CEO, Maruti Suzuki said, “This year marks 40 years of Suzuki’s partnership with the people of the country. The company has achieved a total production milestone of 2.5 units this year. I take this opportunity But I would like to express my gratitude to all the employees, vendor partners and dealer partners of the company. With their commitment and support, Maruti Suzuki has been able to fulfill the dream of millions of people to buy a car.”
Maruti Suzuki has been at the first position in the country’s car market for many years. It is followed by Hyundai and Tata Motors at the second and third ranks respectively. Maruti Suzuki stood first in the export of passenger vehicles in the second quarter with over 1.31 lakh units. The total export of passenger vehicles from the country stood at 1,60,590 units during July-September. The company sold 1,03,622 units in the same period last year. export did.
The top international markets for Maruti Suzuki include Latin America, ASEAN and the Middle East. Cars like the company’s Dzire, Swift, S-Presso and Baleno are in great demand abroad. The company launched the new Grand Vitara in September. This is the company’s flagship SUV. With less choice of hybrid engine vehicles in the mid-size segment, it is getting good response from the customers. Its price ranges from Rs 10.45 lakh to Rs 19.65 lakh (ex-showroom). This is the most expensive vehicle of the company. There are options for a new 1.5-litre petrol engine equipped with Strong Hybrid technology with e-CVT and a 1.5-litre mild hybrid petrol engine.