Maruti Suzuki now offers 16 models in India, including top sellers like Alto, WagonR, Eeco, Swift, Dzire, Ertiga, Brezza, Baleno and Grand Vitara.
New Delhi,UPDATED: November 2, 2022 17:24 IST
Maruti Suzuki recently launched the mid-size SUV Grand Vitara.
Today by car: The country’s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki India, today announced that it has crossed the cumulative production of 2.5 million units since the commencement of operations at its Gurugram manufacturing facility in 1983.
“This makes Maruti Suzuki the only Indian company to achieve this significant milestone in passenger vehicle production,” the company said in a statement.
While the company’s first car was the iconic M800, today it offers some of the best-selling models in the country such as Alto, WagonR, Eeco, Swift, Dzire, Ertiga, Brezza, Ignis, Baleno, XL6 and Grand Vitara. Maruti Suzuki also exports its vehicles to around 100 markets worldwide.
Apart from the manufacturing facility in Gurugram, the company also has a unit in Manesar. The combined annual installed production capacity is 15 lakh units for both the facilities.
“2022 will mark 40 years of Suzuki’s partnership with the people of India. Exceeding 25 million (2.5 million) cumulative production this year is a testament to Suzuki’s continued commitment and partnership with the people of India. I take this opportunity to express my gratitude. To all the employees of Maruti Suzuki, our to our dealer partners and dealer partners,” said Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director and CEO, Maruti Suzuki India.
“With their commitment and support, Maruti Suzuki has achieved the dream of owning a car for millions of people. Going forward, we will continue to work towards our goal of providing ‘joy of mobility’ to everyone. To do this, we will introduce exciting, feature-rich and environmentally friendly new products to the market,” he added.
Takeuchi further said that anticipating the growing demand for passenger vehicles, the company has also started work on setting up a new manufacturing facility in Kharkhoda, Haryana.
According to Maruti Suzuki, its manufacturing facilities, along with its extensive ecosystem of multi-tier suppliers and dealers, contribute significantly to the economy, society and nation-building.