Maruti Suzuki signs agreement with Gujarat government for land purchase

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Car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Limited recently signed State Support Agreement (SSA) with the Government of Gujarat for purchase of land near Mehsana to set up an all new manufacturing facility.The Agreement was signed by Mr. Shinzo Nakanishi, Managing Director and CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited and Mr. Maheshwar Sahu, Principal Secretary (Industry and Mines), Government of Gujarat in the presence of Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi.

Maruti Suzuki’s new vehicle manufacturing facility will have the following highlights:

 

Initial annual capacity

250,000 * units in a phased manner

Future capacity expansion to be based on market conditions

Expected Commissioning

By 2015-16 *

Expected Investment

Rs 4,000 Crores * in 1st phase

For land & construction of plant

  *Subject to Maruti Suzuki India Limited’s Board Approval

The new infrastructure in Gujarat will be a complete vehicle manufacturing facility.

Government of Gujarat has allocated around 700 acres land to Maruti Suzuki India Limited for this manufacturing facility. This land purchase by the Company is in line with long term management view on expansion of its manufacturing facilities in India to meet future market demand. Based on the market demand the manufacturing facility near Mehsana will be added to the Company’s existing manufacturing facilities at Gurgaon and Manesar in Haryana.

This new facility will take Maruti Suzuki’s combined manufacturing capability to 2 million units by 2015-16.

The Company estimates to generate direct employment for over 2000 people at the Gujarat facility. In addition, the ancillary units in the vicinity and supplier park will generate additional employment opportunities.

In addition to Maruti Suzuki, Company’s vendors and ancillary suppliers are expected to invest in Gujarat at matching levels.

Maruti Suzuki Gujarat plant will be located around 100 km from Ahmedabad. The new facility is around 300 km from Mundra port and hence would be well suited for Company’s exports initiatives.

Maruti Suzuki will continue to increase its production at Manesar facility, where a third assembly line, (Manesar C plant, 2.5 lakh units annually) is expected to go on stream by mid 2013-14.

 

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  • Yatharth Chauhan says:

    The fact that Honda did not even acknowledged your mails shows how much for granted these popular manufacturers taking for us. Sad.

  • Syed Danish Qadri says:

    I Buyed A CBR250r(ABS) on 19/09/2011 at 5 o clock evening,i was very happy with the bikes,,,, Then i felt smthin ws wrong with the Brakes like its was missing.. I took it to the showroom next day on 20/08/2011 and the owner of the showroom replied that it has got ABS which means it will not stop on my wish,but it will stop wenever it wants whereas i thought ABS means (ANTI-Lock Braking: tyres dont get jammed while braking),Then there was no solution fr my problem.

    Then i had a problem with the chain at only 104Km which was fixed on 26/09/2011, finally there was a knocking in the engine at 379Km.

    I was totally out of control and i left the bike in the showroom on 10/10/2011..

    From that day i have not received any call or Amicable solutions of my problem……

    just 21days and379Km and so many problems,,wat a gr8 bike from Honda….

  • Abhijeet Deshpande says:

    I am also facing the similar problems with my Dazzler… My brake pedal was slightly damaged around 6 months back but even after repeated complaints Tajshree Honda Nagpur has always fended off my complaints by saying,"Company se parts nahi aare". Now that is totally unacceptable….

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    Be prepared to be even more disappointed my friend.

    I had a small accident in January 2011 where backside of my Honda Dazzler was totally smashed. On inquiry they told me it will take around a month to source the parts. Then in February they told me they have me on Rush order. Now its almost the end of September(9 Months) and i have still not got any parts. After lot of threatening them now they have agreed to swap parts from a new bike.