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Suzuki rolls out two millionth automotive from its Gujarat plant | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The final million automobiles have been produced in simply 21 months. Baleno, Glanza, Dzire and Swift constructed right here for India in addition to export markets.

Suzuki’s Gujarat plant has accomplished cumulative car manufacturing of two million models, and the corporate notched this milestone on August 20, 2022. The plant was arrange in March 2014 as the corporate’s first 100 % Suzuki-investment car manufacturing firm in India.

  • Plant A begun operations in 2017
  • Suzuki can even begin manufacturing of BEVs in 2023
  • Baleno presently has backlog of 38,000 models

SMG began manufacturing in February 2017 and achieved gathered manufacturing of two million models in 5 years and 6 months, the quickest by any Suzuki manufacturing plant. The 2-millionth automobile produced was the South African-spec Baleno (geared up with a 1.5-litre petrol). Situated near the Mundra Port, the Gujarat plant can also be used as an export hub for markets, together with Europe, Africa and Japan.

The millionth automotive from SMG – additionally a Baleno – had rolled out on October 21, 2020, simply three years and 9 months since beginning manufacturing in February 2017. Which means the final million automobiles have been produced in simply 21 months. Suzuki can even begin manufacturing of Battery Electrical Autos (BEVs) in 2025, and automobile batteries for BEVs in 2026, as reported by us earlier. 

The SMG plant produces a number of fashions; Plant A rolls out the Baleno and Toyota Glanza, Plant B produces the Swift and the Dzire, whereas Plant C produces the Dzire and the Baleno. Of Maruti Suzuki India’s present pending orders of round 3,87,000 models, the premium Baleno hatchback presently has an order backlog of an estimated 38,000 models.

Whereas Plant A begun operations in February 2017, Plant B kicked off in January 2019, adopted by Plant C in April 2021, and manufacturing of export fashions started in March 2018.

Upcoming Maruti SUVs in India: 2022 and past

Maruti will quickly announce pricing for the Grand Vitara SUV, adopted by the all-new cross hatchback based mostly on the Baleno that may go on sale in February subsequent 12 months at Nexa retailers. Moreover, the much-awaited Jimny can also be anticipated to hit Nexa showrooms someday subsequent 12 months.

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