Maruti Suzuki India Limited has achieved a new milestone. The automaker has exported a whopping 205,450 vehicles in the Calendar Year 2021. Having said that, this is the highest ever export number recorded by the company in any calendar year.
The company has been committed towards the ‘Make-in-India’ initiative that has been announced by the Indian government. It has been exporting Made-in-India vehicles since 1986-87. It sent its first large consignment to Hungary. Since then Maruti has exported to over 100 countries globally. In the last 35 years of operations, the automaker has exported over 21.85 lakhs vehicles out of the country. The main target markets include Latin America, Middle East, Africa, and ASEAN countries.
“Maruti Suzuki is dedicated to the Government of India’s vision of Make in India for the world. This milestone reflects the confidence of customers around the world in the quality, technology, reliability, performance and cost-effectiveness of our cars. We thank our parent company, Suzuki Motor Corporation and their distributors across global markets for their reach and support, especially in such challenging times. We stand committed to live upto the trust placed by our global customers on us and will continue to delight them,” as commented by Kenichi Ayukawa, MD & CEO, Maruti Suzuki.
Talking about Maruti’s top five export models of last year, they are Baleno, Dzire, Swift, Spresso, and Vitara Brezza. Besides these, the carmaker has exported a total of 15 models from India including the most recent Jimny and the all-new Celerio.