Maruti Suzuki India, the largest automobile manufacturing company in India said that it aims to double the sales network across the nation by 2015 with focus on small cities and towns. Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday, proclaimed opening of the 1000th sales showroom for vehicles in Surat in Gujarat as part of its strategy for expanding into Tier III and Tier II metropolitans in India. Mr. Shinzo Nakanishi, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Maruti Suzuki Limited said that the network expansion is strategic to their business and they will continue to focus on it. Apart from the plan for increasing vehicle outlets, Maruti has also undertaken an initiative to upgrade the 3-year old showrooms under its project called Nav Nirman.
Maruti Suzuki India has introduced around 690 Swift vehicles from Manesar and Gurgaon plants today. The company also developed and designed approximately 60 A-Star and SX4 vehicles from Manesar facilities. At present, there are around 1500 people available for manufacture at Manesar facilities, which includes 1120 trailed and experienced technicians. Maruti Suzuki India, partial subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan is the biggest automobile company of India offering full range of vehicles from entry level Maruti Alto and 800 to hatchback models such as Ritz, A-Star, Estillo, Swift and Wagon-R and sedans like DZire and SX4. It is a market leader in India and in the year 2007, Maruti Udyog Limited was renamed Maruti Suzuki India Limited.