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Maruti Suzuki Surpasses 20 Million Production Milestone

Maruti Suzuki has reached the distinctive feat in 34 years and 6 months since the start of production in December 1983.


Updated:July 24, 2018, 1:59 PM IST
Maruti Suzuki Surpasses 20 Million Production Milestone
Maruti Suzuki logo. (Photo: Reuters)
Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) on Monday said that it has crossed production of 20 million vehicles in India at its Gurugram and Manesar facilities. According to the company, the distinctive feat has been attained in 34 years and 6 months since start of production in December 1983. "For over three decades, Maruti Suzuki has worked to listen and meet the evolving customer aspirations with contemporary products of global quality," Maruti Suzuki India's MD and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa was quoted as saying in a statement.

"We are committed to serve customers with products and services, which are best in quality, safety and ahead in technology." The company had achieved the 1 million production in March 1994, nearly a decade after they started manufacturing cars in the country.

"The 5 million milestone was achieved in April 2005, while 10 million was hit in March 2011. In the next seven years, the company achieved 20 million production milestone," the statement said. At present, Maruti Suzuki manufactures 16 models for the domestic market.

Maruti Suzuki is also set to launch the facelifted version of the Ciaz. The sedan will be coming to Indian in the coming months and the Japanese automaker has officially started teasing the car in the new Nexa commercial. Vehicles made in India are also exported to more than 100 countries in Europe, Japan, Asia, Africa and Latin America. "Of the 20 million units, 14.37 million vehicles are manufactured in Gurugram, while 5.62 million vehicles are from the Manesar facility," the statement added.

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