Maruti Suzuki rolls out its 15 millionth vehicle From 10 million vehicles to 15 million
in 50 months
Maruti Suzuki India Limited, the country's
largest car company, today celebrated its newest milestone, by becoming the only
car manufacturer in India to roll out its 15 millionth car.
The 15 millionth car, a DZire VDi (Chassis No. MA3FJEB1S00740865) rolled out from
the Company’s Manesar facility.
The first car, a Maruti 800, had rolled out from the Gurgaon facility in December
1983. The Company has achieved this milestone in 31 years and 5 months.
Dedicating the milestone to the Company’s customers, partners and employees, Mr.
Rajiv Gandhi, Executive Director, Production, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said,
“Maruti Suzuki’s journey has been one of Kaizen and continuous improvement. Our
people on the shop floor make enormous contribution so that we can offer more and
better to our customers, and fulfil their needs and aspirations”.
Milestones(Total Cumulative production)
He added: “Of course, we want to get to 20 million in good time, by making quality
products with the help of capable and motivated people”.
The Company’s medium term goal is to clock sales of 2 million vehicles per annum
by 2020. It is expanding its product portfolio, foraying into new segments, strengthening
the sales and service network and enhancing capabilities across the value chain.
Cumulative production (million units)
Brand Alto (including K10)
Models that significantly contributed to this journey include Maruti 800, Brand
Alto, Wagon R, Omni and new models such as Swift and DZire.