India: Maruti Suzuki sells more than 100,000 CNG vehicles in FY 2019-20

India: Maruti Suzuki sells more than 100,000 CNG vehicles in FY 2019-20

Maruti Suzuki India Limited has achieved the highest ever sales of factory-fitted CNG cars in FY 2019-20, selling 106,443 vehicles across the country. With green mobility in focus, the company has witnessed 15.5% CAGR increase in its NGV sales in the past five years, a testimony of customers accepting technologically advanced, eco-friendly and safe mobility solutions. Maruti Suzuki offers a wide range of factory-fitted CNG-powered cars, including these models: Alto, WagonR, Eeco, Tour S, Ertiga and Super Carry.

With the vision to democratize green mobility for its customers and also aligning to the Government’s agenda of making greener India, Maruti Suzuki unveiled its mission at Auto Expo 2020 whereby it has aimed to sell the next set of million green vehicles at a much faster pace. The company named this initiative as ‘Mission Green Million,’ and its S-CNG technology will play a critical role in democratizing green cars and achieving the mission.

“The growth of CNG vehicles complements the Government of India’s vision of reducing oil import and enhancing the share of natural gas in the energy basket of the country from 6.2% now to 15% by 2030. There has been a phenomenal growth in number of CNG stations in last six years with over 50% of growth coming in the last year alone. With government’s clear focus, spread of CNG stations is set to increase significantly. Maruti Suzuki is aligned with the Government’s vision by strengthening and expanding its CNG product portfolio,” said Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki India Limited.

“We see CNG as a technology that has set a new benchmark in green fuel mobility. Factory fitted S-CNG vehicles are designed to deliver optimum performance, safety, engine durability, convenience and mileage. We are committed to Mission Green Million and strive towards bringing more advanced, affordable and fuel efficient powertrain technologies for our customers,” he added.

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