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Maruti Suzuki achieves document manufacturing in India; crosses 2.5 crore models | Autocar India

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This feat makes Maruti Suzuki the one Indian automotive model to have achieved this vital milestone in passenger car manufacturing.

Maruti Suzuki has achieved cumulative manufacturing of over 2.5 crore (25 million) passenger autos in India, making it the one Indian automotive model to realize this vital milestone within the nation.

  • Maruti Suzuki began India operations in 1983
  • First Maruti 800 rolled out from Gurugram facility
  • 5-door Jimny to be unveiled at Auto Expo 2023

Maruti Suzuki started its operations in 1983 and rolled out the Maruti 800 (SS80) – the automotive that put India on wheels – from its first manufacturing facility in Gurugram. Right now, the carmaker has two state-of-the-art services, in Gurugram and Manesar in Haryana, which have a mixed manufacturing capability of 1.5 million models each year. The corporate additionally sources some autos from its Gujarat services, that are owned by Suzuki Motor Company. Whereas Maruti Suzuki at the moment retails 16 passenger car fashions in India, it additionally exports automobiles to round 100 markets worldwide. 

“2022 marks 40 years of Suzuki’s partnership with the individuals of India. Crossing of 25 million cumulative manufacturing milestone this 12 months is a sworn statement of Suzuki’s continued dedication and partnership with the individuals of India,” mentioned Hisashi Takeuchi, managing director and CEO, Maruti Suzuki. “Anticipating rising demand for passenger autos, we’ve additionally began work on establishing a brand new manufacturing facility in Kharkhoda, Haryana,” he added.

Maruti Suzuki: what’s subsequent?

Maruti Suzuki is now growing its give attention to the ever-growing SUV house within the Indian market. Earlier this 12 months, the corporate launched the all-new Brezza compact SUV and the Grand Vitara midsize SUV within the nation, whereas an all-new Baleno Cross and the a lot awaited five-door Jimny SUV will go on sale someday subsequent 12 months. Each, the Baleno Cross and the five-door Jimny SUV will see a worldwide debut at Auto Expo 2023 in January.

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