Thursday, January 28, 2010

Maruti aims to sales 1 million car in the FY 2010

The country's leading car manufacture, Maruti Suzuki has intended to sell one million cars in the current Financial Year. Sales ratio in 2009-10 are believed to be zoomed 26 percent from 792,166 units in the previous year. The exports sales will also set to double 145,000 units, said RC Bhargava, chairman of Maruti Suzuki India Limited. Earlier, the company has sold 731,000 vehicles in the first three quarters of this year. Japan's Suzuki Motors Crop has 54.2 percent stake in Maruti. The next year might face challenges on increasing raw material prices, a likely roll back of government incentives package. Mr.Bhargava said the company, Which sells one of every two cars in India and dominates the compact car segment, would have to look at the tax impact if the government withdraws stimulus.

Maruti A-Star

The exports sell to be maintained in 2010-11, sales with new forecast market such as Australia, New Zealand and Africa. In this year, the chip older Maruti A-Star Hatchback cars in Europe is expected to have a meaningful impact on the Auto sales market. It has exported to various countries including France, Germany and Britain. In view of all concerns, its not possible to make a firm accurate abroad of what will happen in the next 15 month, he told Reuters in an interview, remembering to the outlook for the coming year. Tata Aria and Ford Figo are the upcoming cars in India.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Maruti Suzuki step up to invest 1,700cr

India's leading car manufacture company, Maruti Suzuki will invest of Rs. 1,700 crore($ 369) million to increase its production capacity. The company has approved investment plan on Saturday in Mumbai. Japan's Suzuki Motors Crop has a 54.2 percent share in Maruti. Seeing the overwhelming response for small cars in India forced some of the Japanese car makers, Toyota Motor Crop and Honda, to foray in this segment hence the huge investment by Maruti. The company aims to produce an additional 250,000 cars annually. Currently, Maruti Suzuki has a 1 million units production capacity. The growth of productivity will happen at Manesar in Northern India. Maruti is already expending $215 million in upgrading and increasing production by shifting some capacity from its aging facility near by Gurgaon. The company said in a statement that the additional capacity will take its first step for commercial production by April 2010.

Maruti Eeco

At the Delhi Auto Expo, which was held in first week of January, Maruti's managing director said, the company would double the capacity at its Manesar plant by the 600,000 units to the cope with competition. Maruti's new avatar a five seator 'Maruti Eeco' (MPV) has been launched at the Delhi Auto Expo. The old model of Maruti's Versa was replaced from its new MPV Eeco car model. Its priced at Rs. 259,000 (Ex-Showroom price in New Delhi). According to company, Maruti's net profit by the quarterly is Rs. 6.88 billion($4149.2 million).

Maruti Eeco Hybrid

The company profit is more than tripling from a early year and beating forecasts. The company said, the higher sales were in part due to the lower base effect to the same period a year and the boost sales of demand from the government's incentives packages and easier availability of credit. Favourable commodity prices helped keep costs, which low during the earlier part of the quarter. While they have started to fix up in the last few weeks, it said. The compact car segment in India, Asia's third largest economy and one of the fastest auto makers in the world, has composed close to 75 percent of the total car market. Tata's new vehicle 'Tata Aria', which was displayed at Delhi Auto Expo, is to be believed that it will be launched end of 2010. On the other hand, Ford has made a plan to introduce its new awaited 'Ford Figo' very soon in India.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Maruti introduced a modified Swift and Swift Dzire

Maruti has recently introduced its most popular Maruti Swift and Maruti Swift Dzire's modified models in Indian auto market. These variants are coming with new generation K-series engine. Now the old 1.3L G-series engine has done away by new one. The new K12 petrol engine gives a fuel capacity of 17.9 kmpl, as against the old G-series engine (15.9kmpl). The K-series engine is tuned up, its produces by the max power 84bhp and 113Nm of Max torque. Maruti's other models, which is powered by the new generation engine are Maruti Ritz, Maruti SX4, Maruti A-star and Maruti Zen Estilo.

New Maruti SwiftNew Maruti Swift Dzire

Both upgraded models will meet the new Bharat Stage IV emission norms. The modified models are costlier as the price of Swift Dzire goes up by nearly Rs. 10,000. These new models are now more Eco-Friendly as the diesel variants, both models also shifted with new k-series engine. However, Swift petrol variant is priced the same. Its qualifies for the small car excise norms, it comes fitted with 1.2L engine. Ford Figo is the upcoming car in India. On the other hand, Nissan 370Z has been launched recently.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Maruti Suzuki the most searched auto company at Google India

Google uncovered in a study that Maruti Suzuki is the most searched auto brand in the Indian Auto Market. It said, the most car makers among prospect purchaser looking for online intimation. It's not a amazement considering Maruti Suzuki, is the first leading car manufacture company in Indian market. As per Google study on the role of Internet in Automotive Buying, 56 percent buyers searched for Maruti Suzuki brand online, before buying a car. While 33 percent buyers bought the vehicle after the online search.

Maruti Suzuki

Honda Motors is the second most online searched automaker while Tata Motors stood third in the study followed by Hyundai, Ford and Toyota respectively. 27 percent visitors searched for offer and discount on new cars and 25 percent people searched for area's dealers point while buying a new car. Maruti Suzuki's brand name has top the list for searching while purchasing a new car. Second top priority comes for car models search online. They are also searching online for models price, compare price and brands etc. Nissan Auto has been rolled out its new Nissan 370Z in India. On the other hand, Ford Motors also intends to launch new Ford Figo in India.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Maruti Suzuki increased most cars prices on Saturday

Maruti Suzuki, the first Indian leading car manufacture company increased cost of its most car models by six hundred to Rs. 10,000 per car. The increased price is according to the current on-road prices of various models. While the average hiked cost is around 0.6 per cent, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement,"It moves from 1.9 per cent for the Maruti Swift Dzire at than the lower 0.12 percent for the Maruti Ritz VDi, but company didn't share terms of hikes in rupees. On the other hand, the company will not be added hiked prices on models like 'Maruti Eeco' and its old model Maruti Gypsy car and Maruit Swift's small petrol variant car. Maruti Zen Estilo is feeling for the increase price, which was launched in August last year. Now it will raise prices by Rs. 1,243 to Rs. 2,486 depending on the variants.

Maruti Swift

Maruti Suzuki has taken decision to hike price after similar measures against other auto maker, including luxury carmaker BMW and Honda Siel cars India in the past one month. MSI said,"Now the petrol and diesel upgraded variants,which is powered by 1.2 litre K-series engines of Maruti Swift Dzire and Maruti Swift will be equipped with Bharat Stage (BS) IV norms compliant. These upgraded patrol variants delivers a fuel capacity of 17.9kmpl, as against old engines 15.9kmpl. Nissan 370Z and Ford Figo are the upcoming cars in India.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Maruti Suzuki looks into new overseas markets

India's biggest car manufacture, Maruti Suzuki presently exporting its models to European countries. Now company is aiming to export cars to other new countries like South America, Middle East, Australia and the United States. Maruti has zoomed a strong 135 percent rise export during April and December 2009 by transporting 1.05 lakh cars against 45,000 cars exports in the corresponding period last fiscal. The company's purpose to export 1.30-lakh cars by the end of current fiscal, compared with last year's sales of 78,000 units. Majority of export constituted its Maruti A-Star car to European nations.

Maruti A-Star

A-Star had also added purchase during the recession period, when various European governments has launched scrappage scheme to boost sales of small cars. Company's Deputy general manager HS Brar said," we are average selling 8,000 cars per month in export markets, which have raised by 30 percent during the first nine months till December 2009. Maruti Suzuki has recorded 30 per cent sales growth in the northern region such as Chandigarh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Haryana (excluding NCR) in April till December last recent year, it raised against with the national growth of 22.5 per cent. He also focused that the their models price are going to be hiked to the growth in prices of lead, aluminum and other commodities. The company has still not declared to jump car prices.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Maruti Eeco rolled out at Auto Expo 2010

Maruti Suzuki, India's leading car maker has rolled out Maruti Eeco (Multi Purpose Vehicle) at Delhi Auto Expo 2010. The Auto Expo was held from 5-11 January 2010 at Pragati Maiden, New Delhi. New version has replaced the old MPV Maruti Versa. It's new version to come in five seater and seven seater options. Maruti Eeco is powered by a 1.2L engine, compared with Maruti Versa 100cc smaller in the engine capacity. The Eeco gearbox has made with 5-speed. It's New generation engine developing 73 bhp at 6000 rpm and 104 Nm of torque at 3000 rpm. Maruti Eeco's new KB series engine has installed for Bharat Stage IV Norms compliant.

Maruti Eeco

The company has divided the price of its new MPV vehicle by the seating option and with AC as follow, the standard five seater model will be priced at Rs. 2.59-lakh, Rs. 2.71-lakh for the standard seven seater and AC model to be priced Rs. 2.89-lakh (these are ex-showroom prices in New Delhi). The Eeco looks shorter because company has given the car a slightly lower roofline. It is also available with additional features, which will be made a smart by the performance and comfortableness like dual tone interiors, flat loading bay, clear lens headlamps, fog lamps and a spacious. In Future, Maruti Eeco will also get a choice of a CNG fuel.

Friday, January 1, 2010

Maruti Suzuki posted 51pc sales rise in December

Country's biggest car manufacture, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd has posted sales growth 51 per cent at 84,804 units in December this financial year. Reference by centrists recovery in Indian Auto market. The company's domestic sales rose 37 per cent at 71,000 vehicles, therefore, its exports sales increased more than multiple 13,804 units, company said. Compared with last year, the firm had sold 56,293 vehicles in this year. Company's total sales in nine months from April to December, increased 31.6 per cent to 730,943 units over the same period in last fiscal. Maruti Suzuki's sales zoomed 20.0 per cent to 7,843 in mid-sized (A3) segment models including Maruti Swift Dzire and Maruti SX4 in December.

Maruti Suzuki

The company's performance was in compact car (A2) segment bettered as sales grew 41.8 pc, its sales comes most populars and latest cars from Maruti Wagon R, Maruti Alto, Maruti Swift, Maruti Zen, Maruti A-Star and Maruti Ritz. Maruti Suzuki expects to increase this year in sales performance more than past years. Maruti Suzuki is ready to showcase its new family car 'Maruti Eeco' at Delhi Auto Expo 2010. On the other hand, Volkswagen Auto will also going to display Volkswagen Polo at 10th Auto Expo. After a gap of 2 years, 10th Auto Expo will be held from 5-11 January at Pragati Madan in New Delhi.