MARUTI SUZUKI

  • After Delhi rape, service providers stress on need for psychometric tests on drivers December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: After protests over the horrific rape of a young woman by an Uber driver, cab providers are finally waking up to the need to ensure better safety for women. Traditional cab service providers are also planning to make regular calls to women passengers travelling alone at night to...
  • Maruti Alto 800 tops quality among entry level cars: Study November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Maruti's entry level model Alto 800 ranks highest in the entry compact segment for initial quality, while rival Hyundai's i10 gets the top slot in the compact segment, said a study on Thursday. According to JD Power 2014 India Initial Quality Study rankings,...
  • Maruti Suzuki Swift, Nissan Datsun Go fail crash tests; get zero-star safety rating November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another case of popular cars in India not meeting international safety norms, popular hatchbacks Maruti Suzuki Swift and Datsun Go of Nissan have failed crash tests conducted by Global NCAP, showing high risk of life-threatening injuries. According to the Global NCAP, an umbrella body of consumer car...
  • Overdrive: 2014 Alto K10 bears resemblance to Auto 800 and Maruti Suzuki Celerio November 1, 2014

    2014 Alto K10 bears resemblance to Auto 800 and Maruti Suzuki Celerio. It comes with an automated manual transmission and variant which makes it appealing. 2014 Alto K10 is 75 mm shorter and its height and width has been reduced by 15mm. ...
  • Maruti Suzuki to launch new Alto K10 in India next month October 23, 2014

    New Delhi: With an eye on reviving growth in its bread and butter mini car segment, the country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India will launch a new version of its Alto K10 equipped with automated gear shift next month. Maruti is positioning new car as a mass market product equipped...
  • Maruti Suzuki to launch new Alto K10 in November October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: With an eye on reviving growth in its bread and butter mini car segment, the country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India will launch a new version of its Alto K10 equipped with automated gear shift next month. Maruti is positioning new car...
  • Auto industry gives thumbs-up to deregulation of diesel prices October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Auto industry on Sunday welcomed the government's move to deregulate diesel prices, saying the clarity on fuel prices would help the manufacturers plan for future products and investments in a better way. "It is great that the government has been able to deregulate the diesel prices. Now the...
  • Maruti Suzuki recalls 69,555 cars in India October 1, 2014

    Maruti Suzuki India Limited is recalling 69,555 cars for inspecting and repairing the wiring harness. The recalled vehicles include 12,486 units of the Swift, 1,131 units of the Ritz and 55,938 units of the Dzire, manufactured between March 8, 2010 and August 11, 2013. These vehicles were only sold in...
  • Maruti Suzuki to recall 69,555 units of Dzire, Swift and Ritz September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday announced recall of 69,555 units of Dzire, Swift and Ritz models manufactured between March 2010 and August 2013 to repair wiring harness fitment. The recall is only for the diesel variants of the three models. Out of the total, 55,938 units are of old...
  • Overdrive: Review of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz September 6, 2014

    In this episode of Overdrive, we review the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. Also on the show, get all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • Maruti Suzuki to commission Gujarat plant by 2017 September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Passenger automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki on Thursday said that it will commission its new plant in Gujarat by 2017 due to market slowdown. "All the investments would be made by SMC. This arrangement will strengthen Maruti Suzuki as the profit does not come from manufacturing cars. It comes from...
  • CCI imposes Rs 2,545 crore penalty on 14 car makers August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In the first major order against auto players, the Competition Commission on Monday slapped a penalty of Rs 2,545 crore on 14 car makers, including Maruti Suzuki and Tata Motors, for violating trade norms in the spare parts and after services market. Honda Siel Cars India, Volkswagen India, Fiat...
  • ITC replaces TCS as India's most admired company August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: TobaccotoFMCG conglomerate ITC has replaced Tata group's IT giant TCS as the country's most admired company on a Fortune magazine list, which has got as many as 19 new entrants including Cognizant, Birla group firm Idea Cellular and discom BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd. ...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 vs Maruti Suzuki Swift vs Volkswagen Polo vs Fiat Punto August 12, 2014

    The Maruti Suzuki Swift may have kickstarted the premium hatchback segment in India, but the car that gave the segment its definition is the Hyundai i20. With a kit brimming with features and quality to match, the i20 became popular almost instantly. In fact, it's gained so much popularity in...
  • Maruti Suzuki Q1 net up 20.7 per cent at Rs 762.28 crore July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Driven by robust sales, cost reduction and forex gains, the country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday reported 20.69 per cent increase in net profit at Rs 762.28 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 201415. It had posted net profit...
  • HC restrains Haryana from prosecuting Maruti for no prior environment clearance May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday restrained Harayana government from "prosecuting" car maker Maruti Suzuki for not having prior environment clearance (EC) for its unit in Rohtak after the company gave an undertaking that it will apply for the green nod. The court held that the company...
  • Maruti Alto crosses 25 lakh unit sales mark in domestic market May 13, 2014

    The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Tuesday said its compact car Alto has become the second model from the company's portfolio to cross the 25 lakh unit sales mark in the domestic market. The Alto has entered the 25 lakh club, where the only other car is the Maruti...
  • Maruti Suzuki India April sales decline 11 per cent to 86,196 units May 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India, the country's largest carmaker, on Thursday reported 11.4 per cent decline in total sales in April to 86,196 units, against 97,302 units in the same month last year. The company said its domestic sales declined by 12.6 per cent during the month to 79,119 units...
  • Maruti Suzuki Q4 net dips 35 per cent at Rs 800 crore April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India on Friday posted a 35.46 per cent decline in net profit at Rs 800.05 crore for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014. The company had posted a profit of Rs 1,239.62 crore in the corresponding period of the previous financial...
  • Maruti to recall 103,000 cars for faulty fuel caps in India April 11, 2014

    Automaker Maruti Suzuki India Ltd is to recall more than 103,000 of its Ertiga, Swift and Dzire vehicles to replace faulty fuel caps that could lead to fuel leaks in extreme cases. Maruti Suzuki dealers will contact the owners of all 103,311 affected vehicles - which include those made between November...
  • Maruti likely to undertake Dzire recall to replace faulty part April 8, 2014

    The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India is likely to recall about one lakh units of its compact sedan Dzire to replace a faulty fuel tank part. While the company officials declined to comment, neither confirming nor denying the development, industry sources said the firm has already initiated replacement of the...
  • Maruti Suzuki March sales decline by 5.5 per cent April 1, 2014

    Country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Tuesday reported a 5.5 per cent decline in total sales in March at 1,13,350 units as against 1,19,937 units in the same month last year. The company said its domestic sales declined  by 5.2 per cent during the month to 1,02,269 units as...
  • Sensex ends 67 points up to end at record close March 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday extended gains by rising 67 points to end near its record close on sustained buying driven by positive global cues. Thawing of Ukraine crisis and upbeat economic data from China helped domestic markets, said traders. After gaining 263.08 points in the previous session, the Sensex...
  • Bangalore duo tops the 12th Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm rally March 2, 2014

    Bangalore couple Satish Gopalkrishnan and Savera D’Souza have redefined ‘teamwork’ in motorsport by being the only couple to consistently win rallies across the country. The Banglore duo topped Rally Ndure (TSD category) at the prestigious 12th Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm, which concluded on Saturday. While the champion TSD rallyists of the country...
  • Maruti fails to allay concerns over Suzuki Gujarat plant, shares sink February 28, 2014

    Shares of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd fell as much as 5.5 per cent on Friday, after the car maker sought to allay investor concerns over its plan to source cars from a plant to be built by its parent Suzuki Motor in Gujarat. A group of heavyweight fund managers holding nearly...
  • Overdrive: Review of Maruti Suzuki Celerio February 15, 2014

    Maruti Suzuki Celerio is the first car in India to get an automated manual transmission. However, the car's look is deceptively similar to the Alto and the Etios. ...
  • 10 memories of Maruti 800 that we will always cherish February 8, 2014

    Amidst all the glitz and glamour of the Auto Expo, Maruti Suzuki India puts brakes on the Maruti 800 model. The glorious saga of the Maruti 800 goes back to 1983 when its first ever model took the Indian roads by storm. The inconic car brand sold more than 2.5...
  • Maruti Suzuki Celerio review: The transmission makes all the difference February 8, 2014

    After a remarkably quiet 2013 Maruti Suzuki has begun spreading its gigantic wings all over 2014. They begin the year with a brand new offering aimed squarely at the Indian market. The Celerio, if you aren't aware of it by now, is a hatchback that will eventually replace the AStar...