Maruti Suzuki India Limited is on a roll. Sales through August 2014 stand at 110,776 units over 87323 units sold in August 2013 to report 26.9% sales increase.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) is set for a big game in Sports and Multi Utility Vehicle (SUV & MUV) segments via new launches planned in coming months. Stating with these products (expected to be XA Alpha SUV and S Cross MUV), MSIL wishes to pay less royalty to parent company in Japan.
Maruti Suzuki‚Äôs K-series engine lineup has crossed the 25 lakh (2.5 million) production milestone this August. K-series engines power Alto K10, Celerio, Wagon R, Swift, Dzire, Ertiga and Ritz through a compact light weight, fuel efficient, next gen gasoline engine tech in India.
While Maruti Suzuki India Limited had cited extensive plans to enhance diesel engine capacities, these plans will not be brought into effect. With the demand for diesel engines not as per company expectations, setting up of this diesel plant with heavy investment as planned, could not have been a viable prospect.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) has trained over 2 million people at its driving training facilities here. Started with Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) in partnership with Delhi Government in 2000, the 2 million milestone was reached earlier in July.
With the crossover segment gaining in popularity in the Indian auto sector, India‚Äôs leading automakers, Maruti Suzuki are actively testing their soon to be launched SX4 S Cross which was showcased earlier this year at the 2014 Auto Expo, promising launch early next year.
Suzuki Alivio was showcased at Beijing Motor Show earlier this year and will be displayed again at Chengdu Motor Show on August 29, 2014. It is now revealed that the India bound sedan, will be launched in China next month.
Demand for diesel engines being at an all time high, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has decided to extend their deal with Fiat India, subsidiary of Italian carmakers Fiat SpA, for a further three years. Maruti has been sourcing diesel engines from Fiat since 2011, and the current deal expires in 2015.