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  • Maruti Suzuki Showcases New WagonR-Based Electric Vehicle Prototype: Launch In 2020

    Maruti Suzuki has showcased a prototype electric vehicle (EV) at the ongoing MOVE Global Mobility Summit in New Delhi. The all-electric prototype is based on the Japan-spec WagonR, which is based on the Heartect platform. Suzuki launched the new WagonR in its home market in 2017 where it is even available with a hybrid powertrain. The prototype showcased recently, however, was manufactured at Maruti’s Gurugram plant.

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    Maruti recalls 1,279 units of new Swift, Dzire in India for possible faulty airbag controllers 

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today said it is recalling 1,279 units of new Swift and Dzire models to inspect for a possible fault in the airbag controller units. MSI in a statement said it will proactively and voluntarily undertake a recall for 1,279 vehicles (566 new Swift and 713 new Dzire) manufactured between May 7 to July 5, 2018.

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    Maruti Suzuki’s profits rise by 10% in Q4 2017-18

    Mumbai: Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Friday reported a rise of 10 percent in net profit for the fourth quarter of 2017-18. The automobile major’s Q4 net profit increased to Rs 1,882.1 crore from Rs 1,710.5 crore in the corresponding period of the previous financial year.

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    Sensex gains 147 pts on firm global cues, Nifty reclaims 10,600

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rose 147 points and Nifty reclaimed 10,600 mark in early trade today on sustained buying by domestic institutional investors amid firm Asian cues. Encouraging earnings by blue-chip company also added to the uptrend. The 30-share index rose 147.25 points, or 0.42 per cent, to 34,598.02. The gauge had gained 35.19 points in the previous session. The NSE Nifty was up 23.90 points, or 0.22 per cent, to 10,608.60.

  • Lack of policy not to hinder auto companies’ EV ride

    New Delhi : Automobile majors Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra Electric and Mercedes-Benz have said that the absence of an electric vehicle (EV) policy will not come in the way of their developing the eco-friendly vehicles. NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant had said that there was no need for a policy for EVs as an action plan has been prepared and technology should not be trapped by rules and regulations.

  • New Maruti Wagon R Spied In India, Launch Expected In 2018

    A camouflaged Maruti Suzuki has been spied testing for the first time in India. Based on the tall-boy nature of the hatchback under wraps, we believe it could be the new generation Wagon R. The popular hatchback is likely to get a major revamp this time around as we expect it to be based on Suzuki’s newest Heartect platform that underpins the SwiftDzireIgnis and the 

  • Concepts steal Delhi show

    New Delhi : E-vehicles, hybrids and eco- friendly technology took centre stage at the inaugural day of the biennial Auto Expo, with Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, M&M, new entrant Kia Motors, Mercedes-Benz and BMW displaying their future products. Keeping in mind the government’s vision of 100 per cent electric vehicles (EVs) for public mobility and 40 per cent for personal mobility by 2030, the companies committed to put investments into the new

  • Maruti Suzuki reveals ConceptFutureS at Auto Expo

    New Delhi: Leading automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki on Wednesday unveiled ‘ConceptFutureS’, here at Auto Expo 2018. ConceptFutureS, with its unique aggressive stance and posture and bold, exciting interiors, is set to redefine the compact vehicle design in India.

  • New Maruti Suzuki Swift: Unofficial Bookings Begin

    If you’ve been gazing at the pictures of the new, third-gen Swift and considering getting one, we’ve got some good news! A handful of authorised Maruti Suzuki dealers across the country have confirmed that they have started accepting bookings for the new Swift. Official bookings haven’t started yet, but we expect them to begin soon as well. Once that happens, we expect the carmaker to launch the new hatchback at the

  • Maruti Suzuki CelerioX Deliveries To Commence From 2018

    Maruti Suzuki recently launched the CelerioX with prices ranging from Rs 4.57 lakh to Rs 5.43 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Even though the car has been launched and the bookings are open, Maruti Suzuki is looking to make it one year younger by delaying factory dispatches. We spoke to a few dealerships and were informed that they are expecting to receive the first lot of the CelerioX by mid-January 2018.

  • Indore: Management-cultural fest of IIM begins tomorrow

    Indore: IRIS, the annual management and cultural festival of Indian Institute of Management Indore, would be held from November 10 to 12. This year, the fest has partnered with VH1 and Maruti Suzuki. It will feature star studded performances by KK and Nikhil Chinappa. The rock band Nalayak is also set to perform at the fest.

  • MG Motor India Website Goes Live

    British car marque MG (Morris Garages) Motor now has an official website for India – http://www.mgmotor.co.in. MG Motor, which is currently owned by SAIC (Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation) of China, has been busy beginning its innings in India. At the moment, the carmaker is reaching out to dealer partners and building the team.

  • Google most authentic brand in India; Maruti, Apple feature in list

    New Delhi : Search engine giant Google has emerged as the most authentic brand in the country, followed by Microsoft, Amazon, Maruti Suzuki and Apple, according to New York-based global communications firm Cohn & Wolfe. Sony, YouTube, BMW, Mercedes Benz and British Airways are the other brands to feature in the top 10.

  • Maruti Suzuki Launches S-Cross Facelift At Rs 8.49 Lakh

    Maruti Suzuki has launched the S-Cross facelift in India with prices starting from Rs 8.49 lakh. The price of the base variant has gone up by Rs 43,000, and it’s primarily because of the addition of mild-hybrid (SHVS) tech on the 1.3-litre diesel engine. The engine specs remain the same as before but claimed mileage (fuel efficiency being the correct term) has gone up from 23.65kmpl to 25.1kmpl, a 7 per cent increase.

  • Maruti, Hyundai, Tata Motors, M&M record robust sales in August on consumer sentiment

    New Delhi : Automobile manufacturers led by Maruti Suzuki posted robust passenger vehicles (PV) sales growth in August riding on strong consumer sentiment ahead of the festive season. Hyundai Motor India, Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra and Honda saw their PV sales improve in August compared to the same month last year, although Ford and Toyota witnessed a decline. Maruti Suzuki India’s (MSI) domestic sales stood at 1,52,000 units, up 26.7 per

  • Maruti Suzuki Launches Ciaz S At Rs 9.39 Lakh

    Maruti Suzuki has expanded the Ciaz lineup by adding another trim level. Called the Ciaz S, it is available with both petrol- and diesel-fed engines. While the petrol-powered Ciaz S is priced at Rs 9.39 lakh, the diesel will cost Rs 11.55 lakh (both prices, ex-showroom Delhi). Both the variants are based on the Alpha trims of the standard car. With these prices, the Ciaz S petrol sits above the Alpha manual