May 12, 2021

Maruti logs highest ever gross sales of CNG automobiles at 1.57 lakh models in FY21



Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Wednesday mentioned it has offered over 1.57 lakh CNG automobiles in FY21, its highest ever in a fiscal. The auto main had offered 1,06,444 CNG models in 2019-20.

MSI sells a variety of factory-fitted CNG automobiles, together with Alto, Celerio, Wagon-R, S-PRESSO, Eeco, Ertiga, Tour S and Tremendous Carry.

“We see CNG as a know-how that has set a brand new benchmark in inexperienced gas mobility. Maruti Suzuki affords its prospects the widest choices of factory- fitted CNG-powered automobiles.

“On the similar time, CNG is turning into probably the most most popular various fuels as a consequence of its financial value of operating (as in comparison with excessive costs of petrol and diesel) and improved CNG filling infrastructure,” MSI Government Director (Advertising and marketing & Gross sales) Shashank Srivastava mentioned.

With the federal government’s clear concentrate on growth of CNG retailers within the nation, the corporate is assured of larger acceptance of factory-fitted CNG autos, even in difficult instances, he added.

MSI’s S-CNG automobile vary is aligned to the federal government’s imaginative and prescient to cut back oil import, the corporate mentioned in a press release.

The federal government goals to reinforce the share of pure gasoline within the power basket of the nation from 6.2 per cent now to 15 per cent by 2030.

The corporate’s S-CNG know-how will play a vital function in democratising inexperienced automobiles within the nation, MSI famous.

It additional mentioned the Ministry of Petroleum and Pure Fuel and the gasoline trade are working aggressively on the growth of CNG stations throughout the nation.

Regardless of a whole lockdown within the preliminary months of FY21, greater than 700 stations have been added within the final one yr alone, a progress of greater than 50 per cent, MSI mentioned.

This fee of community growth will support the demand for CNG autos, it added.

At the moment, there are greater than 2,800 CNG stations throughout the nation, that are prone to cross 10,000 numbers over the following 7-Eight years, it famous. MSS BAL BAL