Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Maruti Suzuki hopes to finish 2009 with big achievement

Maruti Suzuki India Limited is aiming to close the year with 20 per cent growth in auto market. According to news reports, the company hopes to increase sales score 1-million by the end of fiscal year. The company sold 60 per cent at 87,807 vehicles in November, growth more than same month of last year. Currently, the month looking set to end with strong sales growth, but has to neglect ten days for plant shutdown for maintenance. The year is showing to be a solid for a leading carmaker in Indian auto market. RC Bhargava, Chairman of Maruti Suzuki India said,"There is due to the upsurge in economy, it will still continue under this fiscal year and we believed that there are not bad surprises in the Budget, it will be capable to finish the year 2009 with expects growth at around 18-20 per cent.

Maruti Suzuki


Maruti Suzuki's concept, this strong growth possible to the government's incentives package, any withdrawal of this incentives should happen in slow steps, If growth is not to be jumped. Growth 20 per cent will be scrapper to achieve without stimulus, but a 10 to 12 per cent increase is sure in fiscal year 2011. Maruti Suzuki is also planning to display a 17 new models included with Maruti Eeco at Delhi Auto Expo 2010, which will begin from 5-11 January in next year. Volkswagen Auto also to show a new small car 'Volkswagen Polo' at the auto expo.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Maruti Suzuki to display hybrid cars at Delhi Auto Expo

Maruti Suzuki is following government's enterprising to develop technologies in the Indian Automotive Market. It will showcase concepts for hybrid cars on its Maruti SX4 sedan and another electric Multi-purpose van at the 10th Auto Expo 2010. Maruti is working on clean fuel technologies as part of public-private partnership before the commonwealth Games. It will use in house R&D team to develop the vehicles, while the truly development is too much high on access to sourcing and technologies of different critical parts that are currently not easily available in India, otherwise come at high cost. The Government's NHPP(National Hybrid Populsion) programme targets to develop clean fuel vehicles for the commonwealth Games in October 2010, much succeed with china, what he did for the Beijing Olympics.

Hybrid Maruti SX4

The government has partnered a clutch of Automakers, who would cooperate to develop these vehicles that would be used for ferrying players. The half cost of development would be borne by government. Apart from the Maruti Suzuki, other auto companies enclosed in the NHPP Programme include with Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors, Eicher Motors, Bajaj Auto, TVS and Ashok Leyland, besides members of the research and academia professionals. The company would be the first individual attempt on hybrid and electric vehicles. Maruti suzuki will deliver 10 vehicles for the Commonwealth Games.

commonwealth Games 2010

It will give indication of what its making a plan to offer for the event, although, Actual commercial production will be hold for some years. The NHPP programme will be a three-phase enterprising with the first phase entailing demonstration of technology at Commonwealth Games in October 2010, the second phase stressing on R&D and localisation of technology by 2012 and the final phase culminating at localisation of technology for mass production by 2015-16. The company is targeting to work together on hybrid, electric and other clean fuel technologies, while staying a check on overall costs, labor and development and including of innovation. Volkswagen Polo and Maruti Eeco are the upcoming cars in India.

Friday, December 25, 2009

Maruti's sales to grow 18-20 pc in Fiscal year 2010

Country's largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki hopes that its sales growth would be 18-20 per cent in the fiscal year 2010. The company have seen car sales jumped to 27 per cent during the first eight month till November and is expected to be good in December as well. After the downswing in the last year, car sales have increased since January this year. The sector has been double-digit growth in the five months ago reference by festival demands and turn-on capacity. Shashank Srivastava, the company's chief general manager of marketing, told reporters that the new "Maruti Eeco" to be introduced as a Multipurpose vehicle segment. The fourth quarter growth numbers no look like so great as the higher base impact will bring from in January.

Maruti Suzuki

Car sales should increase by 18-20 per cent for the fiscal year, he said. Against to March 2009, Maruti sales rose 1.5 percent to 722,144 units. The company will launch Maruti Versa to replace Van "Maruti Eeco" in January next year. It will come with five and seven seater capacity for passengers. Maruti believes its early sales of 40,000 units a year. While new van price has yet to be decided. Srivastava said, Maruti Eeco will be priced below the Maruti Versa van, Which sells starting from Rs. 350,000($7,500) for a base model. Volkswagen Polo and Ford Figo will also be unveiled in the upcoming year.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Maruti to launch a new family car "Eeco" at Auto Expo 2010

Maruti Suzuki is planning to launch its new family car "Eeco" at the Delhi Auto Expo 2010. The model has been individually developed for the domestic market. Maruti Eeco will be powered by a 1.2 Litre petrol engine that satisfies Bharat Stage IV emission norms. It appears to be the new exchange model of Maruti Versa(MUV),which failed to generate volumes for MSIL. Maruti Eeco was under development out for three years ago and its improved by the team of the MSIL engineers. The new model will be available with a two-row and three-row seating arrangement and will also adjust 5 to 7 passengers respectively. According to industry sources, the car will be under C-segment and is possible to be priced around Rs.4-lakh.

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki managing executive officer(engineering) IV Rao said that the new model represent the increasing expertise of our engineers to consider produce and design vehicles. Maruti's parent Suzuki Corp's vision is to change India into a global eye for small car development and research. The 10th Auto Expo start early next month in the national capital. On the other hand, Volkswagen Polo and Ford Figo will also be displayed at Delhi Auto Expo 2010.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Maruti Suzuki to introduce a new updated WagonR by March 2010

A new facelifted Maruti Wagon R will be introduced in the March 2010. It will be available with powered by K-series engine and CNG option in India. Maruti Suzuki is attempting to upgrade its models according to Bharat Stage IV norms. The company has already reviled two models: Maruti Ritz, Maruti A-star which come with new BS IV compliant K-series engine. MSIL has 50 per cent market share in Indian market and to maintain this. The company is revolting its popular models like Maruti WagonR, Maruti Alto. The company has not provided with any intimation about the new updated model.

New Maruti Wagon R

It is also informed that the new model will be upgraded completely inside out (Interior and Exterior). The top version are also believed to have ABS and airbags features. The exterior feature added with new front facia, new head lamps and tail lamps. Earlier, the spokesperson of MSIL has commented,"We have tired our allotment of new cars included with eight new launches in India by the past three years. Now, we are looking at increasing our leadership by our old refreshing case. On the other hand, Volkswagen Polo and Ford Figo are ready to be unveiled in India.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Suzuki Kizashi to be showcased at Auto Expo 2010

India's largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki is planning to display Maruti Kizashi at the upcoming 10th Auto Expo in New Delhi. The company is also completely successful in the sedan segment with its entry level Maruti Swift Dzire model. Maruti Suzuki is recognized for small car domination in India. Now, its ready to enter the premium sedan segment. Maruti Suzuki is surely consider its options to enter the D-segment with its sedan model, but company is no final information about the launch of the Maruti Kizashi model in the Indian Auto market. Its expected priced at Rs. 15 lakh. Maruti Kizashi has already been introduced in the UK and the Japanese auto Market.

Maruti Kizashi

The upcoming Kizashi international model is furnishing with a standard 2.4-liter DOHC in line four-cylinder engine and developed 180 horsepower and torque of 170 lb-ft. Maruti Suzuki has found engine which is same to India's best selling Maruti Grand Vitara (SUV) model. Its mated to a CVT(continuously variable automatic transmission)only. It is making in roads to several markets around the globe and India may just be one of them. Its available with all-wheel drive option that its makes a complete hotly model in the mid-sized segment. Volkswagen Polo and Chevrolet Beat are the upcoming cars in India.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Volkswagen's working together with Suzuki on small car in India

The country's two largest auto manufacture companies are planning to introduce a new small car in India. Volkswagen auto together with the new joint venture Suzuki Motors confirmed that they have reached an “understanding to establish a close chronic strategic partnership. Europe's largest car maker has announced its plans to purchase a 19.9($ 2.5billion) per cent interest in Japan's Suzuki Motors. The company declared that its small car will be available in the range of Rs. 2 to 2.5 lakh. According to the statement, made by the chairman of Maruti Suzuki RC Bhargava, the planned small car will make as a converted for the Maruti Alto model and will be comes in the expected price around Rs.2.5 lakh.

Volkswagen Auto

Nevertheless, the both companies will be focused on backside production and it will carry their own attitude for the customer, sharing and common buying of elements. Volkswagen Auto has also plans to roll out its new Volkswagen Polo Hatchback models in Indian market by the 2010. Front-end including dealerships and distribution network will stay unmoved from the partnership in the field of Auto Industry.

Suzuki Motots

The companies also make a plan to launch a new small cars and Hybrid models in the upcoming years in India. The confederation between Japan's Suzuki Motors and Europe's auto maker Volkswagen are possible to face competition against Tata Motors diesel models Tata Indica and Tata Indigo. It's known that Maruti Suzuki is 54 per cent owned by the Suzuki and doesn't expect any shock on its activism. Volkswagen has recently launched a two new SUV(sports utility vehicle) models Volkswagen Beetle, Volkswagen Touareg respectively in India.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Maruti Swift

Maruti Swift is the most popular car in the Indian auto market. It's decent look and superb performance, which has came from the B-segment in India. India's leading carmaker Maruti Suzuki has got many awarded and after the grand success of Maruti Swift all variant company has take lot of advantage and its helps to becomes a leading car maker in the auto market. These models are available in both Petrol and Diesel variant. As far as concern about the Fuel capacity, company has claimed that the all variants has given a better mileage in which both urban road and highways.

Maruti Swift

According to some websites reports that its such a magnificent car in the auto cars industry, because all type of features are at per customers expectation. Safety features are included ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System) with Break assist, Airbags, Center locking, Power door lock, Child safety lock, Anti-Theft Alarm,Seat Belt warning, Door Ajar warning and many more features which has given protection to accident(major and minor). Now about Interior and Exterior features like Air conditioner, Heater, Tachometer, Fabric Upholstery, Cigarette Lighter, Digital Odometer and Exterior feature are: Adjustable Headlights, Tinted Glass and Fog Lights -Front and Rear etc. These features becomes its most popular car in the country. Each models comes with the different and addition features.

Maruti Swift

These models are: MARUTI SWIFT LXI (BHARAT STAGE III), MARUTI SWIFT VXI (BHARAT STAGE III), MARUTI SWIFT VXI (BHARAT STAGE III WITH ABS), MARUTI SWIFT GLAM, MARUTI SWIFT LDI (BHARAT STAGE III), MARUTI SWIFT VDI (BHARAT STAGE III), MARUTI SWIFT ZXI (BHARAT STAGE III WITH ABS), MARUTI SWIFT VDI (BHARAT STAGE III WITH ABS). Maruti Swift's all variants are available price between Rs 457,906 to Rs 515,822(ex-showroom price by dealers in New Delhi). On the other hand, Chevrolet Beat and Volkswagen Polo are upcoming cars in India.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Maruti suzuki exports to over 1-lakh units in 2009-10

India's largest manufacturing company, Maruti Suzuki India(MSI) said,its exports are expected to achieve the one-lakh units rating in the current fiscal. The company's policy that small cars exports would be one of the major element for company growth in future. MSI Chairman Mr R C Bhargava said, "Maruti cars are exported to over 100 countries and capacity of exports is possible to cross 1-lakh units within the end of fiscal. Maruti A-star has increased exports in the April to November fiscal, to 91,731 units compared to 70,023 unites in the last financial year.

Maruti Suzuki

The company has exported small cars over 50,000 units in the different European countries. Mr Bhargava said form a company, which was started to produce one lakh cars a year, " we have reached out on production rate of 10 lakh cars a year. Company has shared on the Cars and Vans segment over 55 per cent in the market. The company did not have some idle capacity and did not give up any of its employees during the last financial year, when the domestic auto market was going through a drop-off demand. Volkswagen Polo and Chevrolet Beat are also ready to roll out in Indian market.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Maruti's new small car to be showcased at Auto Expo 2010

The country's largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki is processing a brand new small cars. The Indian engineers is being developed new car based on an presenting small car platform and it will be displayed as a concept car in the 10th Auto Expo 2010 in New Delhi. However, Maruti officials decline to give any further details about the project, marketer circuit said that company is already working on two small car project using with existing platforms. First is possible to be ahead generation Maruti Wagon R which will be comes with K-Series engine and allotted codenamed YR9. It is likely production for launch next year. Other one is codenamed YE3, It will be expects plunged to the rest of gap.

Small cars in India

The company's working on new concept small car, which we will showcase next month, but it's depending on the customer response, when will put it into the commercial production, Maruti MD Shinzo Nakanishi said. The company new concept will be 8th small car stable after Maruti Zen Estilo, Maruti Alto, Maruti 800, Maruti A-Star, Maruti Swift, Maruti Wagon R. The Maruti 800 gets phased out from Bharat IV emission norms. Mr. Nakanishi said, "our engineers have the ability to upgrade the M800 engine, which is able to meet for Bharat IV, it's too much expensive and time-consuming to make business awareness, reports against corporate decision. After the clarification about Maruto 800 that it will not be comes in those 11 cities.

small cars in India

The company also looking for make strong its platforms with the covers design, engineering, production and major element, a common architecture for multiple car models. The currently platforms include with the best selling cars like Maruti Wagon R, Maruti Zen Estilo, Alto models platforms, the older models Maruti 800, Maruti Gypsy and Maruti Omni platforms are apart to newly Maruti SX4 and Maruti Ritz. According to auto analysts, the platform combine would include phasing out some products, these some products not meet Bharat IV emission norms like Maruti 800. Other some models like Maruti Versa lined up to replace Maruti Van and upgrading other models using common design and elements. Volkswagen company also plans to be launched Volkswagen Beetle on today, all other rest models like Volkswagen Polo will expected to showcase in Auto Expo 2010.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Maruti & Hyundai highest sales growth in November

India's leading car makers posted double-digit sales growth in month of November. Maruti Suzuki India Limited Jumped 17.1 per cent sales growth in the last month compared to November 2008. The company has sold 56,005 units of cars in A2 segment against 34,976 units in the last year. As per Company Statement, sales in the A2 segment including Maruti Swift, Maruti Wagon R, Maruti A-Star, Maruti Alto and Maruti Zen Estilo grew more than 60 per cent over November 2008. Korean carmaker Hyundai posted 93 per cent sales growth to 28,162 cars in November compared to the same month last year.

Maruti Suzuki

Hyundai, vice-president(Marketing and Sales) Arvind Sexena, said, “The overall economic scenario has been positive and this has translated in to more steps in the showroom and higher automobile sales as indicated by this month’s figures. We hope that the company will continue to grow on economic track as it will maintain a double digit increase figure which helps the Indian automotive industry. On the other hand, Tata Motors' sales increased 48 per cent to 18,480, while Fiat's grew six times to 1,965 cars sales. Utility vehicle maker, Mahindra and Mahindra, saw sales Jumped double to 15,193 units in the previous year. The company's SUVs major sales came from Mahindra Xylo, Mahindra Bolero, Mahindra Scorpio but Mahindra Logan keep to get muted response. It sold 279 cars in November 2009 compared with 300 cars in the years-ago period.

Hyundai

Honda Siel cars India (HSCI) minimum increased 2 per cent in sales to 5,125 cars. General Motors, the completely-owned supporter of troubled American car maker, company reported that the sales jumped highest at 65.27 per cent to 7,118 cars against 4,307 sold in the same month of previous year. German carmaker Volkswagen will also ready to introduce a new Volkswagen Beetle on 4th Dec,2009 and Volkswagen Polo to be launched in the next year in India.