company Maruti was the favorite car of the middle class in the country for 800 years. Maruti has also expanded its product portfolio and has 16 models across various segments. The second plant of the company is in Manesar. It has an annual production capacity of 1.5 million units. Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director & 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 would like to take this opportunity to But I would like to express my gratitude to all the employees, vendors 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 own 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 rank respectively. Maruti Suzuki topped the list of passenger vehicle exports in the second quarter with over 1.31 lakh units. The total export of passenger vehicles from the country during July-September was 1,60,590 units. In the same period last year, the company sold 1,03,622 units. export did.
Top international markets for Maruti Suzuki include Latin America, ASEAN and the Middle East. The company’s cars like Dzire, Swift, S-Presso and Baleno are in great demand abroad. The company launched the new Grand Vitara in September. It is the flagship SUV of the company. Due to less choice of vehicles with hybrid engine 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). It is the costliest vehicle of the company. It has new 1.5-litre petrol engine with strong hybrid technology with e-CVT and 1.5-litre mild hybrid petrol engine options.