Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Maruti to open its new plant in Gujarat

Maruti Suzuki India's largest car manufacturing company is planning to start their new plant in Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Maruti India is keen to set this new plant as soon as possible and has decided to park its manufacturing unit near Ahmedabad. As per the government sources sanand is the most conceivable site for car manufacturing. Maruti is planning to deliver around 25,000 cars anually from this manufacturing unit.

Maruti Swift


Two other big giant in car manufacturing like General Motors and Tata Motors already made Gujarat as their manufacturing house. They park their plant in Halol and sanand respectively. Maruti Suzuki have its manufacturing unit in Gurgaon and Manesar with a capacity of 1.2 units. Now Maruti's third unit which is about to start is fully concerned to the exports of New Maruti Swift,, Estilo and A-Star, which it currently exports to Europe and Africa from Mundra port. Over 1 lakh units are exported under the full fledged pre-dispatch inspection unit.



Due to direct road and rail link to mundra Sanand seems to be an ideal location. State industries department official said that Maruti has wrapped up a 500-acre plot next to the Tata Motors' Nano plant. There is some doubt on the ownership of the land but there is comment on this doubt by the spokesperson of Maruti Suzuki. When Tata Motors shifted it plant from West Bengal to to Gujarat they get some concession from government and now Maruti Suzuki also seeks to get that amount of concession.

Maruti Swift

Gujarat state chief secretary, AK Joti confirms that Maruti will surely park its manufacturing plant in the State. District officials of Ahmedabad said that they are trying their best to sort out the problems for Maruti to launch its unit in Ahmedabad district which is very close to sanand. In short the exact location where the Maruti is going to launch is yet under cover. Ford, an another car maker company and Peugeot as well as tractor manufacturer John Deere is planning and making research on the possibilities of setting up their unit in Gujarat. Right now they are using plants of Bombardier and Asia Motor Works. There are many other companies also who are planning to launch their unit in Gujarat.


Maruti Swift Dezire and Maruti Kizashi, are other two new models of Maruti in market. The new Maruti Swift Dezire Price is Rs 5,18,336, while Maruti Kizashi Price is Rs 17,12,000 . Maruti Swift Price is Rs 4,43,590 (Ex-showroom Mumbai)

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Maruti R3 expected to be launched by year end

At Auto Expo 2010 in New Delhi Maruti Suzuki was brought to lights in a brief look of its new car Maruti R which is also known as multi-purpose vehicle (MPV). This year during the festive season it is expected that Maruti is going to launch its next generation Maruti R3 MPV. The company will pay attention on the customers of other cars like Toyota Innova and Mahindra Xylo which are in falls in the Maruti R3 segment as per company's senior official. In addition to it company make its presence as a Multi purpose Vehicle as it come up with a six-seater Maruti R3.

Maruti SX4

The design of this new Maruti R3 model is taken from its ancestor Maruti SX4 as per internal sources. The model so far produced after some renovation in its forerunner a new name will be given to it i.e Maruti R3. Speculations are made that the safety standard set by the developed markets are not fulfilled by the Maruti R3 but will meet the safety norms in later stage as per the requirements. As compare to the size of Toyota Innova the size of this new Maruti R3 is a bit small. Toyota has a capacity of 6-7 people to be seated.

Maruti Swift
Moreover, Speculations are their that new Maruti R3 compromised of a front wheel and it may be possible that the engine used in the car is either 1.2 loter K-series as same of engine used in Maruti Swift or a 1.6 liter VVT engine as same of Maruti SX4. It is expected that within 12- 18 months after the launch, Maruti India is planning to add two more variants, they are its LPG and CNG versions. It is pointless to talk about the release of the Maruti R3, if company is not going to release Maruti R3 by Diwali,Company's much awaited design Marvel will absolutely launch at the auto Expo 2012.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Maruti WagonR registers its name among the largest selling cars in India

Maruti is one of the leading automobile manufacturer in the Indian market and the company wants to leave a immortal mark in the luxury car segment. Maruti is trying its level best to achieve its goal, which is clearly figured out with the achievement of its well known car Maruti Wagon R. It is very appreciating to mentioning that Maruti India's popular hatchback sells has reached to milestone 10,000 lakh units. Wagon R has been launched in 1991 and it is proved the favorite car. Though many cars came in loop like Maruti Alto, Maruti 800 and Maruti Omni and many more but Maruti Wagon R has became the second highest selling Maruti car in the country with the excellent sales of about 15,000 units.

Maruti Wagon RAs per the company expectations Maruti Wagon R last year has helped in boosting the sales of the car in the country. It has been speculated that the new Maruti Wagon R undergo few cosmetic changes and upgradation and a good model change. The New revised Maruti Wagon R comes in India under a price tag Rs 3.36 lakh and Rs 4.24 lakh. The 998cc car will be available in in petrol, CNG and LPG variants. However, the petrol variant is the most selling but there is also an increase in the demand of CNG and LPG variants due to the consistent price rise since last year.

Maruti Wagon RFrom the close sources it has been speculated that in last financial year 2010-11 the company sold over 1.63 lakh units which is the one highest growth The company currently does not export this model. Notably, the company sold inspiring 5,902 units in the first year of the launch.

Maruti Wagon RThe car gave the tough competition to the sales of few cars Maruti Alto,Maruti 800,Maruti Omni,Chevrolet Beat,Ford Figo,Volkswagen Polo,Hyundai Santro,Hyundai i10.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

2011 Swift voted the safest car In UK

Maruti, one of the leading company in the Indian auto industry and the company wants to leave a immortal mark in the luxury car segment. Maruti is trying its level best to achieve its goal, which is clearly figured out with the achievement of its most selling car model Maruti Swift has been tagged as the safest compact car in United Kingdom. It has been increased its zeal for new Maruti Swift edition 2011 in India.


Maruti Swift
The revised Swift is little longer, wider, higher than the previous Maruti Swift. As per the sources the new edition is expected to launch in India probably within next few month. Well, people get ready to hit by a all new Swift.

Chevrolet Beat
The company's plant is in Hungry and the company is planning to launch the new model in Europe. Well, when the car will launch in India, it will certainly give the tough competition to the similar segments like Chevrolet Aveo UVA, Nissan Micra, Hyumdai i20, Ford Figo, Chevrolet Beat.


Chevrolet Beat
The new Swift 2011 not only acclaimed as the safest car but also has received four-star rating based on the European New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) norms.

Swift has robust structure and high impact resistance even then the car comes with a variety of safety features. The European version of the new Swift has Anti-lock braking system (ABS) to avoid locking of brakes, EBD, Brake Assist apart from airbags for passengers, curtain bags. The very attractive safety feature has been affixed in the New Swift that are seat belts come with pre-tensioners in order to ensure that the driver and passengers do not get hurt during an impact.

There are possibilities that similar safety features would be available in the Indian version of the new swift.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Maruti Swift Dzire to be trimmed

With the increase in the excise duty by 2 percent, manufacturers are taking actions to fight back this hike and making ease for customers to buy and maintain a car . Maruti a leading brand name, is eying to reduce the length of Maruti Swift Dzire to less than 4 meters with engine capacities of 1.2 and 1.3 litres for petrol and diesel respectively,so that the car can get lower excise duty segment from 22 per sent to 10 per sent. Hence the forthcoming design of the Maruti Swift D'Zire will be runt as well as cheaper from its precursor. The new Maruti Swift Dzire is expected to cost up to Rs. 40,000 less than the present model of Maruti.
Maruti Swift DzireThe present model of Maruti Swift D'Zire has length of 4.16 meters and has an excise duty of 22 per sent. Due to reduction in its length to less than 4 meters, the new Maruti Swift D'Zire will qualify for a lesser excise duty segment . The company will slash for Maruti Swift Dzire price less then current model and will give an extra price edge to the car in highly competitive entry level sedan segment. Another reason for Maruti that laid to the reduction of the length is the tenacious contender like Toyota , Honda and Skoda. The company recently launched luxury sedan, the Kizashi had to fight back hard to make space for itself there.The new, less expensive and short Maruti Swift Dzire is expected to be launched within this calendar year.
Maruti Swift DzireThe Maruti Dzire model is at present available in both diesel and petrol versions and has been offered at price of Rs 4.88 lakh to Rs 7.07 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi). Maruti Swift Dzire LXI, is upgraded with petrol engine and Maruti Swift Dzire VXI,i.e upgraded version of LXI also with petrol engine. Maruti Swift Dzire LDI is the diesel variant of Maruti Dzire.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Maruti to bring CNG variants of all models

Maruti is now days working on CNG(compressed natural gas) models,due to continuous rise in petroleum prices by the petroleum agencies as a result of this, customers have started preferring the use of CNG cars as a better option to over-come their financial problem rising because of swell in petroleum prices.Maruti ,use of CNG technology in its models will bring down the cost of driving to 60 percent with better fuel economy. Already five such CNG cars have been launched with Maruti prefixed as there Brand name and now implementing the same strategy in other models.Maruti EecoCNG costs Rs 29.30 per kg, as compared to Rs 37.75 per litre of diesel and Rs 58.37 per litre of petrol and therefore would be more preferred . Hence CNG-driven cars would be a viable option over petrol and diesel cars. Woefully CNG availability is an issue; also, the fuel affects slightly the pickup of vehicles. Which would result into some perception in consumers mind about the performance of a CNG/LPG vehicle.Maruti SX4At present Maruti has installed CNG technology in some of its variants like Maruti Alto, Maruti Eeco, Maruti SX4, Maruti Wagon R and Maruti Estilo cars except for the Grand Maruti Vitara SUV and the Maruti Kizashi sedan.Maruti's CNG models are available only in few areas of India due to the availability issue of CNG for the time being but soon maruti will provide CNG engine in other parts of the country also.

Maruti Wagon RMaruti Suzuki the most trusted brand in Indian market has invested 290 crore in the model change and offered the car in CNG and LPG options for the customers. CNG version of Dzire is also launched by the company recently.