Maruti Suzuki hits 30 million production milestone

New Delhi, 03 April 2024 —  Maruti Suzuki India Limited has attained cumulative production of over 3 crore units. This feat entails production undertaken at the company’s Gurugram, Manesar (in Haryana) and Hansalpur (in Gujarat) manufacturing facilities. Indian operations achieved this feat in 40 years and 4 months, since the start of production in December 1983, among Suzuki production bases.

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

The iconic M800 which ushered mobility revolution in the country played a significant role in this milestone with over 29 lakh units. Other top contributors include successful models such as Alto 800, Alto K10, Swift, Wagon R, Dzire, Omni, Baleno, Eeco, Brezza and Ertiga.  

Since inception, the company has been maintaining its leadership in the domestic market. Strong foundation built by the Company with relevant products and technologies, extensive sales and service network and robust supplier ecosystem have been key pillars of its success. The Company commenced exports in 1987 and today contributes nearly 40% of the total vehicle exports from India.

Dedicating this feat to the love and affection of the customers, Mr. Hisashi Takeuchi, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said, “We thank our customers who have shown immense faith in our products year after year, since we began manufacturing in 1983. Over these years, we have been able to maximize production with steady support of our agile workforce. Our value chain partners have helped us manufacture products in line with customer needs. Committed to ‘Make in India’, we bolster operations in the country, serving both domestic and global markets with dedication. We contribute nearly 40 % to the total vehicle exports from India.”

Mr. Takeuchi added, “Today India is world’s third largest passenger vehicle market and poised to grow stronger in coming years. To fulfill customer demand and aspirations, we plan to invest further. Moreover, we aim to increase our annual production capacity to 4 million units by FY 2030-31. We aim to establish two new greenfield manufacturing plants, each with a capacity of 10 lakh, in Kharkhoda-Haryana and Gujarat. We will also enhance our range of models from present 18 to 28 by FY 2030-31.”

The Company currently sells 18 models through NEXA, ARENA and Commercial retail channels. In addition, the Company exports its product range to nearly 100 countries globally.

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