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Maruti Suzuki's Gurugram, Manesar plants together roll out 20 millionth car

Out of the 20 million units, 14.37 million vehicles were manufactured in Gurugram, while 5.62 million vehicles were from the Manesar facility

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Ltd (MSIL) on Monday said it has crossed cumulative production of 20 million vehicles in from is Gurugram and Manesar facilities since inception.

The feat has been achieved in 34 years and 6 months since start of production in December 1983, the company said in a statement.

MSIL is the first car-maker in the country to cross the milestone.

"The 20 million production milestone is a testimony of trust in brand Maruti Suzuki," MSIL Managing Director & CEO said.

Out of the 20 million units, 14.37 million vehicles were manufactured in Gurugram, while 5.62 million vehicles were from the Manesar facility, the company added.

The company had achieved the one million production in March 1994, nearly after a decade after start of manufacturing cars.

In April 2005, it reached the five million milestone, while the ten million mark was hit in March 2011.

"In the next seven years, the company achieved 20 million production milestone," MSIL said.

Currently, MSIL sells 16 models in the domestic market. It also exports to more than 100 countries, including markets like Europe, Japan, Asia, and

Earlier last month, the company's parent Motor Corporation announced crossing accumulated automobile production of 20 million units in through MSIL in which it holds 56.21 per cent stake and fully-owned arm, Motor Gujarat (SMG) that supplies exclusively to MSIL.

First Published: Mon, July 23 2018. 14:55 IST
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