Maruti Suzuki India has achieved the milestone of one-millionth car exports from the Mundra Port in Gujarat. An Oxford Blue colour Dzire left for Chile from Mundra. The port majorly serves for exports to Latin American, far Eastern and European markets of Maruti Suzuki.
Mundra port is Maruti Suzuki’s second car terminal port and commenced exports in 2009. The company has a Pre Delivery Inspection (PDI) facility along with a stockyard at the location. Currently, the export range of the brand includes 14 models with the Alto K10, Celerio, Baleno, Ignis and Dzire taking a prominent share. Maruti Suzuki also exports vehicles from the Mumbai port.
Commenting on the occasion, Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director and CEO, Maruti Suzuki India, said, “Within a decade of commencement of exports from Mundra, we achieved the significant milestone of shipping one-millionth car. At Maruti Suzuki, we have always aligned our export 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.”