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Suzuki 2-wheelers rolls out its third millionth vehicle

Suzuki 2-wheelers rolls out its third millionth vehicle

New Delhi, April 17 (UNI) Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL), a subsidiary of one of the world’s leading 2-wheeler manufacturers, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, has achieved a significant production milestone by making in India its third millionth vehicle at its plant in Gurgaon, Haryana. The roll out of the landmark vehicle was celebrated today. The success of Gixxer series and the New Access 125 along with the other models in scooter and big bike segments have paved the way for this milestone. Coupled with that, innovative technology & quality and product advancements have enabled the company’s progress towards the 3-million mark. Suzuki has also extended its market presence through increased customer outreach and inauguration of new dealerships in India as well as by exporting vehicles to the overseas market. Currently operating at a manufacturing capacity of 540,000 units per annum, Suzuki aims to further increase its production volume to raise its operational benchmarks. Speaking about this auspicious milestone, Satoshi Uchida, Managing Director, SMIPL, said “We are delighted to have achieved this remarkable feat which stands as a testament to the continued customer confidence and support & dedication of our employees, dealers and suppliers. “Our vehicles have gained immense popularity by fulfilling our commitment to quality across markets. We have witnessed a rapid growth since the past few years and we are confident about further reinforcing our position in the market,” he said. UNI ADP SW SHK 1605

Toyota

Toyota set to sell long-range, fast-charging electric cars in 2022 -paper

TOKYO, Jul 25 (Reuters) Toyota Motor Corp aims to begin selling in 2022 an electric car powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases driving range and reduces recharging time, the Chunichi Shimbun daily reported today.

Ashok

Ashok Leyland bags KSRTC order for 3,019 buses worth Rs 650 cr

Chennai, Jul 24 (UNI) Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, today confirmed that it has bagged an order from Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) for supply of 3,019 buses.

Mumbai

Mumbai to have electric rickshaws shortly

Mumbai, Jul 23 (UNI) The Maharashtra transport department has decided to permit electric auto-rickshaws and taxis in the state with the Centre lifting ban on electric variants of such vehicles.

Toyota

Toyota eyes mass EV output in China as early as 2019-report

TOKYO, Jul 22 (Reuters) Toyota Motor Corp is likely to begin mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) in China as early as 2019, the Asahi daily reported on Saturday.

Yamaha’s

Yamaha’s first ever Scooter Boutique launched in Chennai

New Delhi/Chennai, Jul 21 (UNI) In a one of its kind of initiatives, India Yamaha Motor today inaugurated its first Yamaha Scooter Boutique in India at Chennai under the banner of its dealership “Bikerz”.

Honda faces long haul to recoup jet costs

Honda faces long haul to recoup jet costs

TOKYO, Mar 27 (Reuters) After three decades building an airplane from scratch, Michimasa Fujino, 56, chief engineer of the Hondajet, might have to reach a ripe old age to see Honda Motor Co's pet aviation project recoup its development costs.

Mahindra launches Jeeto Minivan in UP

Mahindra launches Jeeto Minivan in UP

Lucknow, Jul 17 (UNI) Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, a part of the US $19-billion Mahindra Group, today announced the launch of the Jeeto Minivan, its stylish and comfortable passenger carrier developed on the successful Jeeto platform, in Uttar Pradesh.

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