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Maruti Suzuki

  • Leader in car market
  • Market share of 39.12 per cent in overall passenger vehicle market
  • Production of 1.5 million cars every year
  • Net sales rose 21.3 per cent to Rs 426, 125 million in (US$ 6.83 billion) FY13
  • Net profit up by 40.6 per cent to Rs 23,921 million (US$ 383.48 million) in FY13

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL), commonly referred to as Maruti and formerly known as Maruti Udyog Ltd, is an automobile manufacturer in India. The company is engaged in the business of manufacture, purchase and sale of motor vehicles, automobile components and spare parts (automobiles).

At present, the company is sitting on a capacity to make almost 1.5 million cars a year and it is in the process of adding capacity for another 250,000 cars. The company also pledged to invest in new, cost-effective technologies that bring down greenhouse gas emissions of its facilities. The Company is actively supporting the government, in laying down a robust policy framework to promote electric and hybrid vehicles in the country. It is also part of government efforts to introduce corporate fleet emission norms for 2015 and 2020.

In the overall passenger vehicle segment, the company has enhanced its market share to over 40 per cent during April-July, FY13.


Maruti Suzuki: Continuing to remain market leader

1994 Production of one millionth car
2005 In the process of establishing Suzuki’s largest R&D facility outside Japan
2008 Plans to produce 1.7 million cars by 2013
2011 Roll-out of 10 millionth car
2012 Total sales crossed 1 million units in FY12

Updated: August, 2013

The automobile industry in India is expected to be the world's third largest by 2026.