Maruti Suzuki has not yet taken a call on phasing out its successful cars 800 and Omni. Earlier there have been reports that Maruti would phase out 800 and Omni by 2015. However, Maruti is now working on upgrading the 800 and Omni to meet Bharat Stage 4 emission norms, which will come into effect from 2010.
“We have not yet taken a call on phasing out 800 and Omni. The decision to phase out the models or not will be taken by our marketing division,” Maruti Suzuki Managing Executive Officer I V Rao said. “Our marketing team has asked us to upgrade the 800 and Omni to meet he 2010 emission norms. We are going ahead with it,” he added.