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Go down the memory lane and tell us about your experiences and memories
with your Maruti.
The first lot of Maruti cars assembled in 1983.
Prime Minister, Mrs, Indira Gandhi and Minister
of Industry, Mr. N. D. Tiwari courtesy
Mr. V. Krishnamurthy, Chairman and MD, Maruti.
Prime Minister, Mrs, Indira Gandhi visits
the Gurgaon factory on Dec 14th, 1983.
The Prime Minister is presented with a model of the Maruti car in silver filigree work.
Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi gives
away the keys of the first Maruti 800 to the
first customer, Mr. Harpal Singh -Dec, 1983.
Chairman presenting a plaque to the
Prime Minister on Dec 14, 1985.
November 1984, India roads witness the Iconic Omni.
Prime Minister, Mr. Rajiv Gandhi being
shown around the plant on Dec 14, 1985.
India's first off roader, the invincible
Maruti Gypsy is launched in Dec, 1985.
Signing an agreement with Hungary,
for the export of Maruti cars.
The Minister of Industries, Mr. Vengala Rao,
handing over the keys to the Deputy
Prime Minister of Hungary.
Prime Minister, Mr. Rajiv Gandhi visits
the Suzuki Pavilion (IITF 87), where the
1000 CC prototype was displayed.
Mr. R. C. Bhargava, our MD , receiving the
Productivity Award for Best Perfromance during 1987-88,
from Mr. Vengala Rao, the Minister of Industries.
India's first luxury sedan, Maruti 1000, launched in 1990.
Mr. R. C. Bhargava receiving The 1991 Corporate Performance
Award by the Economic Times- Harvard Business School Association.
The launch of 'ZEN' in 1993
The owner of the first Maruti car being felicitated by Mr. K. Senga,
Director- Marketing and Sales, Maruti, on the 10th anniversary of the sale of our first car.
Esteem was launched in 1994.
Mother Teresa holding aloft the key of the millionth
vehicle, presented to her by the Mr. R. C. Bhargava, MD, Maruti.
Maruti launches India's first 24 hour- On-road service in May, 1996.
The third manufacturing plant, inaugerated on Dec 2, 1999.
Maruti launched the Institute of Driving Training and Research in 2000.
The first car company in India, to start a customer care centre in 2000.
Maruti launches its first True Value outlets in Bangalore and Delhi in 2001.
Suzuki Motor Corporation acquires majority stake in MUL in 2002.
Maruti ranks 91 in Forbes Magazine's list of the World's
200 Most Reputable Companies. In the automotive sector,
Maruti ranked 7th in the world, in the year 2005.
Maruti rolls out its 5 millionth car in April, 2005.
Swift, with the team of engineers in May, 2005.
Maruti Udyog Limited is renamed Maruti Suzuki India Limited in 2007.
Maruti launched National Road Safety Programme in 2008.
Maruti launched A-star, world's 5th strategic model in Nov, 2008.
Maruti celebrates 25 years of delivering excellence on Dec 14, 2008.
The Reputation Institute completes its 2009 Global Reputation Pulse
Study - MSIL's global reputation ranking up from 77 to 49- all
companies, all sectors. Global reputation ranking up
from 4 to 3 - Global Car Companies category.
Awarded the Golden Peacock for excellence in the field
of environment management in automobile sector, in 2009.
Maruti rolls out the 1 millionth car in 1 year on 23rd March , 2010.
Mr. R.C. Bhargava, presenting the book, 'The Maruti Story'
to the Prime Minister, Mr. Manmohan Singh in 2010.
Mr. R. C. Bhargava honored with The Order of the Rising Sun,
Gold and Silver Star, by the emperor of Japan in 2011.
Maruti Suzuki ranked no.1 in customer satisfaction for
an unprecedented 13th time in a row (JD Power
Customer Satisfaction Index Study conducted in 2012).