Suzuki Motor Resumes Production At Gujarat Plant
An employee works near a Suzuki Motor Corp. Swift vehicle on the assembly line in Kosai City, Japan. (Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg)

Suzuki Motor Resumes Production At Gujarat Plant

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Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. on Monday said Suzuki Motor Gujarat has resumed manufacturing operations after having suspended work for over two months due to coronavirus lockdown.

Suzuki Motor Gujarat manufactures cars on a contract basis for India’s largest passenger car maker.

The company has been informed by Suzuki Motor Gujarat that it would re-start production of vehicles from May 25, strictly in accordance with government regulations and guidelines, Maruti Suzuki India said in a regulatory filing.

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Suzuki Motor Gujarat had suspended production at the Hansalpur (Gujarat) plant on March 23 to check the spread of Covid-19.

The facility, which rolls out two models, Baleno and Swift, currently has an installed production capacity of 5 lakh units per annum.

Maruti Suzuki India has already commenced operations at its two plants in Manesar and Gurugram.

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Both the plants have an installed capacity to produce over 15.5 lakh units per annum.

The Gurugram facility rolls out models like S-Cross, Vitara Brezza, Ignis and Super Carry light commercial vehicle.

The Manesar plant, on the other hand, produces high selling models like Alto, Swift, Dzire, S-Presso, Ertiga and Baleno.

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