“Maruti Suzuki goes greener with environment friendly BS6” for dissemination in Chennai

“Maruti Suzuki goes greener with environment friendly BS6” for dissemination in Chennai

Maruti Suzuki goes greener with environment friendly BS6 compliant vehicles

  • First OEM to bring BS6 compliant vehicles in mass segment, ahead of statutory timelines
  • Seven BS6 compliant models include industry best-sellers
  • Half of Maruti Suzuki petrol range is BS6 compliant
  • Aligned with Government’s vision of green and sustainable mobility

Maruti Suzuki India Limited today announced that it has received enthusiastic response, from its customers, for the BS6 range of vehicles. The BS6 models offered by the Company currently constitute around 70% of the total petrol vehicles sold.

Continuing with its commitment to launch environment friendly vehicles, Maruti Suzuki introduced its first BS6 compliant petrol car, a Baleno in April 2019. This was followed by launch of BS6 compliant petrol variants of Alt o 800, WagonR (1.2 L), Swift, Dzire and Ertiga much before the government stipulated date of implementation of the regulations. The forthcoming XL6 Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) will also be BS6 compliant. All these vehicles are amongst the top selling models in the industry.

Mr. Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said,As a responsible and enviro n ment conscious br and, Maruti Suzuki is aligned with Government of India’s vision to in troduce BS6 compliant vehicles before April 2020. Seven of our top selling models are BS6 compliant much before the deadline. We are committed to pr ogressively upgrade our entire range of petrol cars to BS6 technology before stipulated timelines. The BS6 vehicles use Su zuki’s proven technology that helps to substantially reduce the emis sions thus contributing to a cleaner and greener environment.”

He added,We extend our gratitude to our customers who are early adopters of environment friendly BS6 technology in our vehicles.”The BS6 compliant petrol vehicles will lead to a substantial reduction of nearly 25% in Nitrogen Ox ide (NOx) emissions.The BS6 compliant petrol vehicles can run on BS4 petrol also. The BS6 petrol cars from Mar uti Suzuki have been extensively tested with BS4 fuel and there is no operational concern.

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Corporate Communications, Maruti Suzuki India Limited,1, Nelson Mandela Road, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi,Ph: 91-11-4678 1000   Email: corp.comm@maruti.co.in,Twitter: @Maruti_Corp Website: www.marutisuzuki.com