Maruti Suzuki India Ltd said on Friday that it was targetting sale of about 50,000 units of its latest model A-Star in the Indian market. The car would be manufactured in Manesar production facility where the capacity has been upgraded to manufacture three lakh cars a year.
Maruti Suzuki is a subsidiary of the Japanese automaker, Suzuki. Maruti Suzuki was founded in 1981 and since then it has been the country’s largest carmaker. Maruti Suzuki is also known as the king of hatchbacks in India and currently has seven hatchbacks in its product portfolio. Maruti Suzuki is known for its tremendous reliability, after sales network, affordable products and fuel efficient offerings. First Maruti Suzuki introduced in India was the Maruti 800 in 1982 and it has been in production till 2014, having a total of three generation models. Maruti Suzuki currently has a wide portfolio in India.
Maruti Suzuki has increased prices of select models owing to company’s profitability being affected by rising input costs, specially that of steel. The price hike on select models would range between Rs 2,000 and Rs 6,000.
Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday commissioned its next generation KB Series engine plant as part of its strategy to achieve sales of one million in the domestic market by 2010-11. The KB series Engine with a displacement of 998 cc will power the company’s forthcoming model A-Star, which is expected to be launched next month.
Japanese auto major Suzuki Motor Corporation has asked its Indian subsidiary Maruti Suzuki to enhance the level of research and development (R&D) for small car engines to meet growing demands.
India’s leading carmaker Maruti Suzuki has announced their plans of establishising 8-10 new Institutes of Driving Training and Research and around 110 Maruti Driving Schools by 2010.
In 1909, Michio Suzuki founded the Suzuki Loom Company in the small seacoast village of Hamamatsu, Japan. Business boomed as Suzuki built weaving looms for Japan’s giant silk industry. Suzuki’s only desire was to build better, more user-friendly looms. For the first 30 years of the company’s existence, its focus was on the development and … Read More