Maruti Suzuki India, the country’s largest carmaker, witnessed a 23Percent increase in sales of eco-friendly factory-fitted CNG vehicles at 62,996 units in fiscal year 2014-15. The company had sold a total of 51,215 units such vehicles in the previous fiscal year. The contribution of CNG Vehicles to total sales increased to 5.4percent from 4.9percent in FY 2013-14,” the carmaker said in a statement.
In the 2014-15 fiscal, MSI had posted its highest ever sales at 12,92,415 units, up 11.9 per cent from 11,55,041 units in 2013-14.
The previous high was in 2010-11 fiscal, when the company had sold 12,71,005 units. The company’s domestic sales during the 2014-15 fiscal stood at 11,70,702 units, up 11.1 per cent from 10,53,689 units in 2013-14 fiscal.The company offers six dual fuel (CNG+Petrol) models — Alto, Alto K-10, Celerio, Wagon R, Eeco and Ertiga.
The CNG variants of Alto K-10 and Celerio were launched in 2014-15.Maruti Suzuki, the first company to introduce factory-fitted CNG cars in India in 2010, offers six dual fuel (CNG+petrol) models — Alto, Alto K-10, Celerio, Wagon R, Eeco and Ertiga. The CNG variants of Alto K-10 and Celerio were launched in 2014-15.