Technology from Suzuki to drive Maruti's first electric car in India

Maruti Suzuki will showcase the e-Survivor, its electric SUV concept, at next week's Auto Expo 2018

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T E Narasimhan Chennai
Maruti Suzuki may launch its first electric car in India using technology from Suzuki, in spite of its parent's tie-up with Toyota for the launch of electric vehicles (EVs) in India.  

According to an Economic Times report, Maruti Suzuki's first electric car will be based on technology from parent Suzuki Motor. Maruti Suzuki Managing Director Kenichi Ayukawa said that the Japanese carmaker would not rely solely on its partner Toyota to build EVs.  

"There is an MoU (memorandum of understanding) for technical support from Toyota to Suzuki Motor on EVs," Ayukawa said, adding, "In addition, Suzuki is also working on

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First Published: Jan 30 2018 | 1:00 PM IST

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