Maruti Suzuki sells over 1 lakh factory fitted CNG vehicles
Date: 05 Jun 2020
Suzuki achieved highest ever sales of eco-friendly CNG-powered cars in FY
2019-20. The company sold 106,443 factory-fitted CNG vehicles across India.
With green mobility in focus, Maruti Suzuki has witnessed 15.5% CAGR increase
in its CNG sales in the past five years.
Suzuki offers its customers widest options of factory-fitted CNG-powered cars.
These include Alto, WagonR, Eeco, Tour S, Ertiga and Super Carry.
Suzuki unveiled its mission at Auto Expo 2020 whereby it has aimed to sell the
next set of million green vehicles at a much faster pace. Maruti Suzuki has
named this mission as –Mission Green Million and the Company’s S-CNG technology
will play a critical role in democratizing green cars and achieving the
Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “The
growth of CNG vehicles complements the Government of India’s vision of reducing
oil import and enhancing the share of natural gas in the energy basket of the
country from 6.2% now to 15% by 2030. The Government is working to rapidly
increase CNG fuel pumps network in the country. There has been a phenomenal
growth in number of CNG stations in last six years with over 50% of growth
coming in the last year alone. With government’s clear focus, spread of CNG
stations is set to increase significantly. Maruti Suzuki is aligned with
Government’s vision by strengthening and expanding its CNG product portfolio.
We see CNG as a technology that has set a new benchmark in green fuel mobility.
Factory fitted S-CNG vehicles are designed to deliver optimum performance,
safety, engine durability, convenience and mileage. We are committed to Mission
Green Million and strive towards bringing more advanced, affordable and fuel
efficient powertrain technologies for our customers.”
Suzuki’s S-CNG technology is equipped with Dual Interdependent ECU with
Intelligent Injection System that ensures better and consistent performance
along with high fuel efficiency across all terrains.