Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Maruti Suzuki Q1 2010-11 Financial Results

The Board of Directors of Maruti Suzuki India Limited approved the financial results for the first quarter of 2010-11 (April-June 2010). The Company registered Net Sales of Rs 80,507 million during the first quarter of 2010-11, a growth of 27 per cent compared to the same period of the previous year. Net Profit during the quarter was Rs 4,654 million, against Rs 5,835 million during the same period of the last fiscal year. The drop in Net Profit is due to higher commodity prices, increase in royalty and lower 'other income'. In addition, income from exports to Europe fell due to weakening of the Euro. During the quarter, the Company posted total sales of 283,324 units, representing 25 per cent growth. This included export of 40,437 units, a 38 per cent growth over the same period of the last fiscal.

Maruti cars in India

The Company's domestic sales volume grew by 23 per cent to 242,887 units The Company launched a new WagonR (a full model change) during the quarter. Maruti Suzuki's volume in the domestic A2 segment grew by 16.2 per cent during the quarter, while in the C segment, sales volume grew by 50.8 per cent, aided by the success of Eeco. The Company's sales volume in the A3 segment grew by 45.2 per cent, compared to sales in April-June 2009. During the quarter the Company further strengthened its network. The sales network grew to 828 outlets covering 577 cities (end Mar'10: 802 outlets, 555 cities). The service network increased to 2,771 service outlets covering 1,342 cities. (end Mar'10: 2,740 outlets, 1,335 cities).

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Compare Maruti Swift Dzire and Volkswagen Vento

Maruti Suzuki's one of the largest selling car, Maruti Swift Dzire is now facing a tough competation against newly launched premium sedan cars in India. The company launched the all new Swift Dzire on March 26, 2008, is based on the popular Suzuki Swift Platform. The Swift Dzire replaces Maruti Suzuki's popular entry level sedan, Maruti Suzuki Esteem, which was pahsed out in late 2007. The all new Maruti Swift Dzire is available only in the Indian auto market. The major auto manufacturer, Volkswagen Auto has recently launched their new entry-level sedan car, called as Volkswagen Vento, which is also based on its Volkswagen Polo premium hatchback platform in the country.

Maruti Swift Dzire

After the comprising between Maruti Swift Dzire and Volkswagen Vento car models, We have found that the Vento is more powerful and higher engine capacity than Swift Dzire. The all new Volkswagen Vento is powered by 1598cc, 1.6L, In Line Petrol Engine, which produces a maximum power output of 105 PS at 5250 rpm while generates peak torque of 153 Nm at 3800 rpm. Behind of it, Maruti Swift Dzire is also comes loaded with 1.3L, 85PS AlTec32, In-Line Engine. the powertrain of Maruti Swift Dzire is produces a top power of 85 PS at 6000 rpm and delivers a maximum torque of 113 Nm at 4500 rpm. Both cars Transmission system are available with 5 speed manual system. According to fuel economy, the Maruti Swift Dzire is offering excellent mileage of 12.2 kmpl in city and 17.1 kmp in highway, but Vento is claimed a lower mileage in both ways.

Volkswagen Vento

The new Volkswagen Vento is additionally packed with advanced safety features such as Anti Lock Braking System, Central locking, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag etc. These all safety features are not available in most popular car of Maruti Suzuki. Maruti Swift Dzire has already tested and proofed that it is such a comfy and best performance car in the Indian auto market. But the newly launched sedan, Vento is comes with cutting-dege technology ehich makes it best sedan car in the auto market. lookwise, both cars are perfect and can be attracted the Indian buyers. Volkswagen Auto has not yet announced that the price tag of new Vento car for India, but according to some auto website reports that the Vento is expected to be priced of around Rs. 7 to 9 lakh. After getting lot of comparison about these entry-level sedan cars, we have concluded that Volkswagen Vento can achieve the crown of best sedan car in India.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

New Maruti Alto to be hits the Indian roads by Sept, 2010

Maruti Alto, one of the most popular small car in the Indian auto market which is going to be upgraded with the latest cutting-edge k-series engine by the month of September, 2010. After the hug success of Maruti Alto, the company is planning to upgrade its flagship car with ahead generation technology which will be offered a excellent performance and delivers a good mileage in the Indian market. The existing version of Maruti Suzuki Alto is powered by a 800cc engine, and thus the new K Series engine comes as a respite to the buyers who want more power and better fuel economy.

New Maruti Alto

Maruti Alto has been an extremely popular car in the Indian auto market, grossing good sales over the years mainly because of its low price tag. The company believes to attract 50 percent more sales with this makeover. Along with the introduction of K-series engine, Maruti Suzuki India is also planning to launch a stripped down version of Alto that would be priced at, in a range similar to Maruti 800. Maruti 800 had been the flagship model of Maruti Suzuki for years and was withdrawn from 13 cities due to the compliance issue with the latest BS IV norms.

New Maruti Alto

The new upgraded version of Maruti Alto will be much costlier than the existing version of Alto. As per some news sources, the new version is expected to be added another 25-35k from the current price tag. Meanwhile, another new Nissan Micra and Volkswagen Vento cars have been launched in the country. Apart from that launches, Indian car lovers will see more launches in India that includes Skoda Yeti, Hyundai Santa Fe, Maruti Kizashi and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Maruti SX4 limited edition to be launched in July 2010

The country's biggest auto manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki India Limited is all set to launch a Limited Edition model of Maruti SX4 in the month of July 2010. The all new Limited Edition would be introduced with some classy features and specification which makes it stunning looks and wonderful performance car in the Indian auto market. Maruti had launched the model in 2007 to replace its existing model Baleno and increase the market share of the company in the sedan segment and has been doing quite well.

Maruti SX4

The new Limited Edition of SX4 will have new improved features such as all new chrome decals, parking sensors, bootlid spoilers and OVRM's. Along with these, some changes in the interiors of the car are also expected, like new leather covers and a reading light for passengers. With certain cosmetic changes the new Limited Edition of SX4 would now cost at least Rs. 25 to 40 higher than its existing price. The existing model is already Bharat Stage IV compliant and loaded with variable valve timing mated with option of a four-speed automatic transmission system.

Maruti SX4

The company plans for launch the new Limited Edition model which get a boost sales and attract new customers in the Indian market. The new model would compete with Hyundai Verna Transform, Honda City, Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Vento. On the other hand, another major auto majors are also planning to launch their new product ranges in the Indian auto market that includes Tata Aria, Skoda Yeti and Nissan Micra.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

The all new 2011 Maruti Swift

India's one of the largest auto market leader, Maruti Suzuki is planning to launch an another avatar of the country most popular car, Maruti Swift in India. According to the some news reports that the company after the hug success of most popular models range in India including Swift, Maruti A-Star and Maruti Ritz, Maruti Suzuki India Limited is all set to launch upgraded version of most popular models in the Indian market. The new 2011 Maruti Swift has got a 1.2 litre petrol engine which is equipped with Dual Variable intake and exhaust valve timing (VVT) and develops 94PS at 6,000rpm. The improved torque is produces to 118Nm at 4,800rpm. Furthermore, the model is also loaded with D13A 1.3-litre diesel engine.

Maruti Swift

The all new Maruti Swift is the latest world strategic model from Suzuki and the model flaunts features like styling, driving performance, impact safety, quality and improved fuel consumption. The lower emissions are also there in this model. A higher strength steel has been used in this model which makes the total car body lighter yet stiffer than before. The company claims the Swift, its best-selling model, is much improved dynamically as a result.

Maruti Swift

The front and rear tracks are 10mm and 5mm wider respectively. The Swift's all-new platform increases the wheelbase by 50mm and the overall length by 90mm. Extensive use of higher strength steel has made the new bodyshell lighter and stiffer than before as well as offering refinement in underbody design. Besides, Maruti Suzuki is also planning to introduce a small car, Maruti Cervo soon in India with the affordable price range. On the other hand, Skoda Yeti, Nissan Micra and Tata Aria also going to be launched soon in the country.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Maruti Suzuki sold 88091 units in June 2010

Maruti Suzuki India Limited, passenger car manufacturer, reported a growth in sales of 17.3 percent to 88,091 units from 75,109 vehicles in the same month of previous year. The exports market sales of the company has stood at 14.6 percent to 15,279 units. Maruti Suzuki’s volume in the domestic A3 segment including Maruti SX4 and Maruti Swift Dzire grew by 32.5 per cent while sales of models in its A2 segment comprising Alto, Wagon-R, Zen, Swift, Ritz and A-Star
rose by 11.4 per cent to 51,418 units during the month as compared to sales in June 2009. The sales growth in the C segment was 43.9 per cent over June 2009. The company was closed for 6 days during June 2010 (as also in June 2009) for a planned maintenance shutdown of the facilities.

Maruti Grand Vitara

MSIL has registered a domestic market increased in sales of 17.87 percent from 61773 in 2009 same month to 72812 units in the same period of 2010. Maruti 800 dropped by 14.27 to 2,090 units from 2,438 units in June 2009, the statement said. The company total passenger car sales went up 16.11 percent at 71,503 units in June 2010 compared with 61,583 units in the same month in 2009. Maruti Suzuki is also planning to launch its new cheapest car, Maruti Cervo soon in India, which will be available price tag of around Rs. 1.5 to 2 lakh. On the other hand, Skoda Yeti, Tata Aria, Nissan Micra and Volkswagen Vento are also ready to introduce in the Indian auto market.