Maruti Suzuki delivers over 5,000 vehicles after restarting operations

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 18 May 2020

Maruti Suzuki India has delivered over 5,000 cars in the past few days after resuming operations. The company says it has put in place comprehensive standard operating procedures (SoPs) for its dealerships across the country.

These SoPs ensure highest level of hygiene and sanitization across all its showrooms for the safety of its customers and employees. With the SoPs in place over 1,350 Maruti Suzuki showrooms and over 300 True Value outlets are operational post-Lockdown 4.0.

Speaking about hugeine level in the showrooms, Kenichi Ayukawa, MD and CEO, Maruti Suzuki India said, “We are happy to serve the customers, who were waiting to drive home their favourite car. The company has put in place comprehensive norms to ensure that their car buying experience is completely safe. We would like to encourage our customers to digitally choose and book their car and take advantage of the convenience of home delivery of their new vehicles.”

 “On behalf of Maruti Suzuki, I would like to appeal to all citizens to strictly follow the health advisories and guidelines issued by government. I am confident that together we will emerge stronger,” added Ayukawa.

The announcement comes on the day the company restarted its Gurgaon plant. Maruti Suzuki has a combined production capacity of 1.58 million units in Gurgaon and Manesar and another half-a-million units at its two operational lines at Gujarat which rolls out models such as the Dzire, Swift, and Baleno.

The company’s network comprises 3,086 showrooms across 1,964 towns and cities. All of them will abide by the new safety protocols. The remaining showrooms would open in due course if they are not in containment zone or if not specifically restricted by any local guidelines.

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