Maruti Suzuki surpasses 3 crore units production milestone

    Of these, the Alto contributed around 50.5 lakh units.

    Published On Apr 03, 2024 04:31:00 PM

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    Maruti Suzuki surpasses 3 crore units production milestone

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    Maruti Suzuki India has registered yet another milestone by surpassing cumulative production of over 3 crore units since manufacturing began in December 1983.

    1. Milestone achieved in 40 years and 4 months
    2. Maruti Suzuki plans to increase production capacity to 40 lakh units
    3. Will increase model lineup to 28; currently at 18

    Maruti Suzuki India: Journey to 3 crore units 

    The milestone covers production undertaken at the company’s Gurugram and Manesar (Haryana), and Hansalpur (Gujarat) manufacturing facilities. Notably, among all of Suzuki Motor Corp's production bases, the Indian division was the fastest to achieve this feat in a record 40 years and 4 months.

    While over 2.68 crore vehicles have been manufactured at the Haryana-based facilities, over 32 lakh vehicles were produced at Suzuki Motor Gujarat, a wholly owned subsidiary of MSIL.

    The top 10 models that have contributed to the milestone are the Alto (50.5 lakh), Swift (31.9 lakh), Wagon R (31.8 lakh), M800 (29.1 lakh), Dzire (28.6 lakh), Omni (20.2 lakh), Baleno (19.5 lakh), Eeco (11.9 lakh), Brezza (11.6 lakh) and the Ertiga (11 lakh).

    Maruti Suzuki India’s future plans

    In a statement to the press, Hisashi Takeuchi, MD and CEO, Maruti Suzuki India said, “Today, India is the world’s third largest passenger vehicle market and is poised to grow stronger in coming years. To fulfil customer demand and aspirations, we plan to invest further and increase our annual production capacity to 4 million units by FY2030-31. Working towards this, we will set up two new green field manufacturing plants of 10 lakh capacity each at Kharkhoda-Haryana and Gujarat. We will also enhance our range of models from the present 18 to 28 by FY 2030-31.”

    The company currently sells 18 models through its Nexa, Arena and Commercial retail channels. In addition, it exports its product range to nearly 100 countries globally.

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    35 years of the iconic Maruti 800

    Maruti Suzuki factory visit: Making of a Jimny 

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