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Beginning April-June this year, Maruti will stop exporting cars to Europe reports Financial Express. The last European consignment of about 15,000 units of the A-Star (sold in Europe as the Suzuki Alto) will leave India in the next quarter, following which Maruti will halt European exports at least until September 2015. The Suzuki Celerio (photographed at the Bangkok Motor Show) for Europe will be...

The country’s largest car manufacturer cemented its position as the leading brand in India. Maruti Suzuki is likely to end the 2013 fiscal with a near 50 percent market share in India. A report on the Times of India says that in the April 2013 – February 2014 period, Maruti’s market share stood at 49.8 percent. The company’s chief operating officer for marketing and sales, Mayank Pareek, is...

Maruti’s upcoming premium hatchback, codenamed YRA, will be the first product from the brand to make use of a turbocharged petrol engine, reports Financial Express. In a bid to downsize its engines for better fuel efficiency and lower CO2 emissions, parent Suzuki will introduce the YRA with a turbo-petrol engine claiming an efficiency greater than 20 km/l. The engine in question is a 1.0-liter...

Maruti showcased the Maruti Swift Range Extender at the 2014 Auto Expo last month. The Swift Range Extender is basically a plug-in hybrid variant of the Swift combining a conventional small displacement petrol engine with an electric motor. The Swift Range Extender will soon be used by the Indian government. According to a report on Autocar, the company is ready to supply an undisclosed number of the...

Suzuki Thailand apart from having the Suzuki Celerio CVT on view, is presenting a special edition Swift. Dubbed ‘Suzuki Swift GLX Limited Edition’ the car receives a white rally stripe along the body, ‘Limited GLX’ badge on the bootlid, white racing stripe on the mirror, LED foglamps, illuminated sill plate, keyless entry, steering mounted audio controls, Auto AC, USB, automatic...

Buoyed by the demand for its latest offering, Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest car maker is planning to double the production capacity of the Maruti Celerio. Currently, Maruti makes about 5,000 units of the hatchback per month, and the manufacturer hopes to increase this to 10,000 units per month. Maruti plans to double the production of the Celerio to lower waiting periods. Seen in this image...

The Datsun Go was just launched earlier this afternoon at a starting price of Rs 3.12 lakh, taking the competition straight to the ones leading India’s sub-compact car segment that accounts for around 30,000 units each month. Datsun Go vs Maruti Alto K10 vs Hyundai Eon The Eon offers the lowest power output, thanks to possessing the smallest engine and consequently offers better mileage. The...

The Suzuki Ertiga was displayed at the 17th International Motor Show of Algiers which began last week. Suzuki has expressed interest to launch the Ertiga in Algeria with prices expected at 1,420,000 Algerian Dinar (INR 11.15 lakhs) for the manual and 1,520,000 Dinar (INR 12 lakhs) for the automatic. The Ertiga will be launched in Algeria with a manual and automatic gearbox option. The Ertiga is currently...