Maruti to hold world premier of concept MPV at Auto Expo

Maruti Suzuki India has said it will hold world premier of a concept MPV, designed exclusively by Indian engineers.

Alliances, local demand drive auto parts firms

A bouyant domestic market and a wave of alliances between local auto firms and foreign players are expected to increase business for parts players

Maruti sales up 84% a year after worst show

Car major Maruti Suzuki Tuesday said sales for November stood at 87,807 units, a rise of 84 percent over the like month last year when the company was hit hardest due to a demand slowdown and sold only 47,704 vehicles.

Maruti Omni unsafe as cabs, claims WB Transport Minister

The West Bengal government has
refused to allow Maruti Omnis as cabs on grounds of safety, a claim disputed by the car maker.

Maruti Suzuki to launch van to replace Versa

The country`s largest car maker,
Maruti Suzuki India (MSI), today said it will launch a new van
within this fiscal to replace its MPV Versa, whose production
has been stopped.

Modi invites Maruti to set up car plant in Gujarat

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today invited Japanese car maker Maruti Suzuki to set up a plant in the state.

Maruti mulls assembling SUV Grand Vitara in India by next year

The country`s largest carmaker
Maruti Suzuki is mulling to locally assemble its sports
utility vehicle Grand Vitara by next year, as it looks to
bring an advanced version of the SUV to arrest falling sales.

Maruti to launch Alto, Wagon R with advanced engine

The country`s largest car maker
Maruti Suzuki will launch two of its best selling models --
Alto and Wagon R, with a new generation engine as it prepares
to meet April 2010 deadline of stricter emission norm.

Maruti rides on festive season sales, posts Rs 570 cr profit

Boosted by good festive season sales and robust exports, the country`s largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki India, today reported a nearly two-fold jump in its net profit at Rs 570 crore for the second quarter of FY`10.

Toyota turns to fuel efficiency to beat Maruti, Hyundai

The world`s biggest carmaker by
sales, Toyota Motor Corp, is developing a 10 per cent more
fuel-efficient small car for launch in India by early 2011 to
beat market leaders Maruti Suzuki and Hyundai.

Maruti surpasses last fiscal`s exports in just over 6 months

The country`s largest car maker,
Maruti Suzuki India today said its exports in the first six
and-a-half months of this fiscal have surpassed what it
managed to do in the whole of the previous year, touching
72,550 units.

Maruti sales up 41.56% in August

Car maker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd on Tuesday reported a 41.56 percent jump in sales for August at 84,808 units.

Maruti Suzuki launches new Estilo

The country`s largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki India, on Tuesday launched a new version of its small car Estilo with a fuel efficient engine at an introductory price between Rs 3.12 lakh and Rs 3.95 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Maruti rolls out 1,00,000th A-Star

The country`s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India has achieved the feat of rolling out the 1,00,000th of its flagship export model, A-Star.

Maruti asks vendors to cut input costs, have own R&D

Suzuki India (MSI) is looking at strengthening its back-end
operations by asking vendors to increase efficiency, besides
building their own research and development capabilities.