Maruti Suzuki to produce 1,7 million units
On the road that that the brand will take to pass the milestone of 2 million vehicles assembled by 2020 (when 15 new cars will debut), Maruti Suzuki expects to produce 1.7 million units in the current fiscal year ending on March 31, 2018.
The increase in production compared with the previous year will allow the brand to launch new models and to reduce the waiting time for cars in India as the Ignis, Baleno and Vitara Brezza.
To reach this year 1.7 million units, Maruti Suzuki will take advantage of the expected growth in capacity at the plants in Gurgaon and Manesar and the start of the assembly operations at the new facility in Hansalpur, Gujarat region (the first run locally only by Suzuki with a capacity of approximately 250,000 vehicles per year).
For the latter, the carmaker has invested the equivalent of about 900 million dollars and the works for another factory located in Gujarat (also dedicated to engines and transmissions) have already begun.