Maruti Suzuki India has announced that it has reached the
export mark of one million cars from the Mundra Port in Gujarat.
Maruti Suzuki’s sedan Dzire was the 1 millionth car which left for Chile from
Mundra. Mundra port majorly serves for exports to Latin American, Far Eastern
and European markets of Maruti Suzuki.
Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “Within a decade of commencement of exports
from Mundra, we achieved the significant milestone of shipping one million cars.
At Maruti Suzuki, we have always aligned our exports strategy to keep pace with
the changing market scenario. Maruti Suzuki exports are aligned with Prime
Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship vision of Make in India. The efforts by
Maruti Suzuki reflect India’s capabilities of manufacturing cars that meet
global standards of quality, safety, design and technology.”
Mundra port is Maruti Suzuki’s second car terminal port that
commenced exports in 2009. Maruti Suzuki has a pre delivery inspection (PDI)
facility along with stockyard at Mundra port. Currently, Maruti Suzuki export
range includes 14 models with Alto K10, Celerio, Baleno, Ignis and Dzire taking
a prominent share. Maruti Suzuki also exports vehicles from Mumbai port.