Saturday, May 22, 2010

Maruti Alto 1.0L is likely to be introduced soon in India

The country's biggest auto manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki is likely to introduce a new version of second largest selling car 'Maruti Alto' which will be available with 1.0L K-series all-aluminum petrol engine. Maruti has already commenced delivering the BS-IV compatible version of its best-selling Alto in India, powered with the same 796cc MPFI 3-cylinder gasoline engine. No any technically changes have been made in the BS-IV compatible Alto, besides the addition of new integrated headrests in the interiors. World's major car players are coming-up with their respective cheap small cars in India.

Maruti Alto

Maruti's long held of more than 50 percent market share in the small car segment. Few months back, many new small cars have been introduced in the Indian auto market, such as Ford Figo, Chevrolet Beat, Volkswagen Polo etc. On the other hand, India's leading players are also ready to launch its new small cars like Nissan Micra and Volkswagen Polo 1.6L(a new version of previous model). Maruti Suzuki is expected to be launched its another small car, called as Maruti Cervo soon in India. The company has not yet officially announced about it.

Maruti Alto

According to news sources that the new small model will expected to be launched by July 2010. MSI is already using this 1.0L K-series engine in its popular cars like Maruti A-Star, Estilo and recently launched a new modified version of Maruti Wagon R. On the other hand, Volkswagen Vento, Skoda Yeti and Tata Aria are also ready to roll out in the Indian auto market.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Maruti Cervo soon in India

India's leading car manufacture, Maruti Suzuki is planning to introduce its other small car 'Maruti Cervo' in India by the end of 2010. The Cervo has already been hit in the Japanese market and the company has achieved a hug success by its small cars. Maruti Cervo comes as a modified of already most selling cars, that is Maruti Alto and Maruti Wagon R. Maruti Suzuki represents the entry-level segment, which faces tough competition from world cheapest car 'Tata Nano'. The company hasn't yet officially announced regarding that the price tag and features. As per other website reports, it is supposed the price would be around between Rs. 1.5 to Rs. 2 lakh.

Maruti Cervo

Maruti hopes that after the launch of Maruti Cervo, will attract the new generation as a sports and stylish look car. The car has been equipped with an 1litre, 660cc engine capacity, which is able to create maximum power of 54bhp. Maruti Cervo's exterior view look like a Honda Fit. The superb sleek look, interior view also resembles to the Maruti Swift or Maruti SX4. Exclusive design has given to both interior and exterior features.

Maruti Cervo

The car is also prepared with 4-speed auto gearbox a K6A DOHC engine with VVT, front semi-bucket seats and media feature as a Bluetooth connectivity. According to the statement, which has suppose by the auto exports that Maruti Cervo will become a most selling and fastest car in the Indian Auto Market, when it launches. Apart from that launch, Indian cars lover will see more launches in India that includes Volkswagen Vento, Skoda Yeti, Tata Aria and Nissan Micra etc.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Suzuki recalls 10,000 Alto in Europe

Suzuki Motor Corp., World's auto major is recalling the automatic transmission variant of its small hatchback 'Alto' in Europe, which is known Maruti A-Star in India. The recall will not have any impact on the cars sold in the India market as Maruti India does not sell the automatic transmission version in the country. Maruti A-Star is company's flagship model in the European market, and Maruti is selling it in Europe since starting of year 2009. Suzuki is recalling about 10,000 units of the automatic transmission version of the compact car to repair the faulty transmission system, reported Japanese news papers.

New Maruti Alto

The company sold about 1 lakh units in total of Alto (A-Star) in the European market last year of which about 10 percent were with automatic transmission. Just two months back in February this year, MSI had recalled one lakh A-Stars globally to rectify faulty fuel pump gasket. On the other hand, Many auto players in India are also planning to launch its much awaited car models in India that includes Volkswagen Vento, Tata Aria, Nissan Micra and Skoda Yeti.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

New Maruti Wagon R Price

Maruti Suzuki Indian Limited has recently launched a new upgraded version of Wagon R in the Indian auto market. The new version is available with affordable price tags between Rs. Rs 3,27,578 to Rs 4,11,826(ex-showroom, New Delhi). Maruti Wagon R is second most selling car in the auto market. According to the new BS-IV emission norms, The company has produced the powertrain with BS-IV compliant 998cc K-series, three-cylinder that generates about 68PS of power and 90Nm of torque. The company has already packed a new K10B engine with Maruti A-Star. BS-IV emission norms came into effect from first April 2010.

New Maruti Wagon R

New upgraded Maruti Wagon R is made on the latest platform of the vehicle that is available in Japan which has added 40 mm to its wheelbase and abut 100 mm its overall length. It's Interiors features have also been altered. The new car safety features are having airbags and ABS(Anti Braking System). One of the special features which have also been added in the top of the line variant are defoggers and fog lamps.

New Maruti Wagon R

Existing Maruti wagon R model will be phased out from the market which was launched in 1999 and the company sold a 8.8 lakh units in India. One of the major reduction made by Maruti Suzuki; the new gear box, that gives easier operation and better gearshift feel and should also action towards decreasing transmission losses to make the whole powertrain more capacious. Besides, As per some news sources that Chevrolet is expected to be launched a new version of its most popular Chevrolet Captiva(SUV) by the 2011. On the other hand, Volkswagen Vento, Skoda Yeti and Tata Aria are the upcoming cars in India.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Maruti Suzuki increased sales of 30 pc in April 2010

The country's biggest auto maker, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has reported sales growth of 29.70 percent at 93,058 units in the month of April'2010 from over 71,748 units in the same month last year. Maruti Suzuki has done well this month in both international and domestic market. The exports have surged by a net 89% with a sales figure of 13,024 units from 6,891 units in the last year. With a new foray of automobiles entering in the Indian automobile market, the company's age-old and extremely popular car Maruti 800 recorded a dip in sales with 2,258 units sold in this month compared to 2,345 units in April'2009.

Maruti SX4

M800 saw a decline of 3.71% this month. Apart from the exports the company did exceptionally well in the domestic market with the sales figure of 80,034 units. This when compared to the sales of 64,857 units in April'2009, there is a net increase of 23.40 %. Maruti Suzuki's A2 segment cars such as Maruti Wagon R, Alto, Swift, Ritz and A-star registered a rise of 20.50% with the net sales of 56,416 units as against 46,817 units in the previous year. Maruti SX4, Dzire, the cars in the A3 segment witnessed an increase of 41.44%. The sales figures for the same are 9,994 units compared to 7,066 units in the past year. Maruti Suzuki saw a great soar amongst all its segments increased of 24.03 percent with the net sales at 79,322 units in April'2010 as compared to 63,952 units in the same month in last year.