Sales of AGS tech vehicles cross 50,000 units: Maruti Suzuki

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Published: September 23, 2015 10:02:54 PM

Country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today said sales of models with auto gear shift technology have crossed 50,000 units milestone in the country.

Country’s largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today said sales of models with auto gear shift technology have crossed 50,000 units milestone in the country.

The company had introduced the auto gear shift (AGS) technology in the country through its small car Celerio, which was launched in February 2014.

“Auto Gear Shift technology’s distinct attributes such as affordability, and convenience of driving in stop-go traffic conditions without any compromise on fuel efficiency have led to the popularity of this technology across India,” MSI Executive Director, Marketing & Sales, R S Kalsi said in a statement.

Aligned with MSI’s goal of selling two million cars annually by 2020, the company would focus on bringing these customer friendly technologies in the future, he added.

After Celerio, AGS was subsequently introduced in Alto K10. Currently, AGS variants account for 25 per cent of sales of Celerio and Alto K10 put together.

AGS vehicles are popular across the country especially in in markets like Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kochi.

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