Maruti Suzuki India Limited, leading auto manufacturers in the country have announced their sales for the month of October 2013. During the month the company reported total sales to the tune of 1,05,087 units as against total sales of 1,03,108 units in October 2012, an increase of 1.9%.
For the 14th consecutive year, Maruti Suzuki has ranked highest in customer satisfaction with dealer service with a score of 876. Hyundai (833) and Honda (825) follow in the rankings. Hyundai is the most improved brand in the JD Power study with significant improvements achieved across all five factors, service quality; vehicle pick-up; service advisor; service facility; and service initiation.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited Board of Directors this Monday approved financial results for July-September 2013 (Q2) and April-September 2013 (H1).
In the q2 period, MSIL sold a total of 275,586 vehicles in Q2 equating to 19.6% growth. Exports for the period were 34,024 units, up 66.6%.
Blogworks India Auto Social Index has kept a close watch on most researched auto brands in the country. Auto majors used platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs and forums besides their own sites to display new product launches or tell the world of various marketing initiatives undertaken.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), the country’s largest automakers has seen an end to 9 continuous months of falling sales. Lock out at the company’s Manesar plant in August 2012 following violence was the start of a series of falling sales which has finally come to an end.
Esha Media Research Limited takes into account the top 20 TV news channels and has concluded that during the month of August 2013, Maruti Suzuki, BMW and Hyundai took up half the space on auto shows on these channels. These three auto majors occupied 20.5%, 16.08% and 13.17% respectively. The rest of the 62 hours of coverage was taken up by other auto companies in India.
Honda and Maruti Suzuki rank highest with Hyundai, Mahindra and Toyota tied at 2nd, J.D. Power Asia Pacific Report
Automobile buyers in India are no longer only heading for the showrooms and are instead incresaingly looking for used vehicles as per a recent study conducted by J D Power Asia Pacific 2013 India Sales Satisfaction Index Study.
India’s North Eastern states contributed 40,000 units to Maruti Suzuki‘s total sales of 10.5 lakh units during the year 2012-13, which in terms of revenue brought about INR 1,200 crores. Predicting rapid growth in the North Eastern states of India, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has stated their intention to increase their dealer network in both rural and remote areas of these states in the coming years.