Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel on Wednesday laid the foundation of Suzuki’s Rs 3,000-crore vehicle manufacturing plant. The Suzuki group will set up three plants at Hansalpur with a total capacity of 7.5 lakh vehicles.
The first plant is scheduled to start production in mid-2017. It is being set up for an investment of about Rs 3,000 crore and will have annual an capacity of 2.5 lakh units. The vehicles manufactured at these facilities will be exclusively supplied to Maruti Suzuki India and support the
Indian firm’s objective of reaching annual sales of 2 million units in the medium term. Speaking on the occasion, Suzuki Motor Corporation chairman & CEO Osamu Suzuki said: “For the Suzuki group, setting up of this new manufacturing facility in Gujarat is the start of a new era”.