New Delhi, India – Maruti Suzuki India Limited, a Suzuki subsidiary, has become the first automaker in the country to display the fuel efficiency of its entire line of vehicles at the dealership level under a new voluntary labelling program.
“The voluntary disclosure of fuel economy is a proactive measure undertaken by the company in customer interest,” said Shinzo Nakanishi, CEO of Maruti Suzuki. “The fuel economy figures obtained in tests by premier automobile research institutions emphasize Maruti Suzuki’s overall leadership in making highly fuel-efficient cars. It would enable customers to make an informed choice when purchasing a car in the market.”
In 2008, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers announced a program for all member companies to make a voluntary disclosure of fuel efficiency by the end of March 2009. Maruti Suzuki implemented the program on January 1, 2009.
The company sells 12 models in India, including the Swift, SX4 and Grand Vitara.