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Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), formerly known as Maruti Udyog Limited, a su bsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation of Japan

, is India's largest passenger car company, accounting for over 50 per cent of the domestic car market. Maruti Udyo g Limited was incorporated in 1981 under the provisions of Indian Companies Act 1956 and the government of India selected Suzuki Motor Corporation as the joint venture partner for the company. In 1982 a JV was signed between Government of I ndia and Suzuki Motor Corporation. It was in 1983 that the India s first affordable car, Maruti 800, a 796 cc hatch b ack was launched as the company went into production in a record time of 13 mont h. More than half the number of cars sold in India wear a Maruti Suzuki badge. They are a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation Japan. The company offer full ran ge of cars- from entry level Maruti 800 & Alto to stylish hatchback Ritz, A star , Swift, Wagon R, Estillo and sedans DZire, SX4 and Sports Utility vehicle Grand Vitara. Since inception, the company has produced and sold over 7.5 million vehicles in India and exported over 500,000 units to Europe and other countries. They were born as a government company, with Suzuki as a minor partner, to make a people's car for middle class India. Over the years, its product range has wid ened, ownership has changed hands and the customer has evolved. What remains unc hanged, then and now, is their mission to motorise India. MSIL s parent compa ny, Suzuki Motor Corporation, has been a global leader in mini and compact cars for three decades. Suzuki's technical superiority lies in its ability to pack po wer and performance into a compact, lightweight engine that is clean and fuel ef ficient. The same characteristics make their cars extremely relevant to Indian customers and Indian conditions. Product quality, safety and cost consciousness are embedded into their manufacturing process, which they have inherited from t heir parent company. Right from inception, Maruti brought to India, a very simple yet powerful Japane se philosophy 'smaller, fewer, lighter, shorter and neater' From the Japanese work culture they imbibed simple practices like an open office , a common uniform and common canteen for everyone from the Managing Director to the workman, daily morning exercise, and quality circle teams. Maruti Suzuki exports entry-level models across the globe to over 100 countries and the focus has been to identify new markets. Some important markets include L atin America, Africa and South East Asia.Interestingly with a brand new offering A-star, Maruti Suzuki is ready to take on European markets.Maruti Suzuki sold 5 3,024 units during 2007-08. This is the highest ever export volume in a year for the company, and marked a growth of 35 per cent over the previous year.Maruti S uzuki has exported over 552,000 units cumulatively with about 280,000 units to E urope and Israel . Maruti Suzuki has two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in India. The fi rst facility is at Gurgaon spread over 300 acres and the other facility is at Ma nesar, spread over 600 acres in North India. The Gurgaon facility - Maru ti Suzuki's facility in Gurgoan houses three fully integrated plants. While the three plants have a total installed capacity of 350,000 cars per year, several p roductivity improvements or shop floor Kaizens over the years have enabled the c ompany to manufacture nearly 700,000 cars/ annum at the Gurgaon facilities. The Manesar facility - Its Manesar facility has been made to suit Suzuki Motor C

orporation (SMC) and Maruti Suzuki India Limited's (MSIL) global ambitions. The plant was inaugurated in February 2007. At present the plant rolls out World Str ategic Models Swift , A-star & SX4 and DZire.The plant has several in-built syst ems and mechanisms. Diesel Engine Plant- Suzuki Powertrain India Limited - Suzuki Powertrain India L imited the diesel engine plant at Manesar is SMC's & Maruti's first and perhaps the only plant designed to produce world class diesel engine and transmissions f or cars. The plant is under a joint venture company, called Suzuki Powertrain In dia Limited (SPIL) in which SMC holds 70 per cent equity the rest is held by MSI L. This facility has an initial capacity to manufacture 100,000 diesel engines a year. This will be scaled up to 300,000 engines/annum by 2010. Product range of the company includes: It offer full range of cars- from entry level Maruti 800 & Alto to stylish hatch back Ritz, A star, Swift, Wagon R, Estillo and sedans DZire, SX4 and Sports Util ity vehicle Grand Vitara. Maruti 800 Alto Omni Gypsy Zen Estilo Wagon R Versa A- Star Ritz SX4 Dzire Grand Vitara Milestones : 2009 - MSIL adopts voluntary fuel disclosure.First shipment of A-star leaves Mun dra Port-jan 10.A-star bags,Zigwheels car of the year award A-star rated best small car of the year-autocar-UTVi. 2008 - World Premiere of concept A-star at 9th Auto Expo, New Delhi. 2007 - Swift diesel launched.New car plant and the diesel engine facility commen ces operations during 2006-07 at manesar,Haryana.SX4-Luxury Sedan Launched with the tag line Men are black .Maruti launches Grand Vitara. 2006-J.D.Power Survey award for the sixth year.MSIL has changed its EMS from ISO 14001:1996 version to ISO 14001:2004 version w.e.f.1st july 2005- MSIL was re-certified in 2005 as per ISO 14001:2004 standards. 2004 - A new esteem launched second successful facelift by maruti engineers.

2003 - Maruti gets listed on BSE and NSE.IPO(issue oversubscribed 11.2 times)New zen launched-first facelift by maruti engineers. 2002 - Divestment Suzuki Motor Corporation(SMC)acquires majority stake in MUL.Mar uti Finance & Insurance launched. 2001 - Turn around with profits Rs104.5 crore.Four new business-True value,Insur ance,Finance.Maruti Versa launched.Maruti True Value launched. 2000 - Maruti alto launched.First car company in India to launch call centre.IDT

R launched jointly with the Delhi government to promote safe driving habits. Achievements/ recognition: The company takes great pride in sharing that customers have rated Maruti Suzuki first once again in Customer Satisfaction Survey conducted by independent body, J.D.Power Asia Pacific. It is 9th time in a row. Maruti Suzuki wins 'Golden Peacock Eco-Innovation Award' Maruti Suzuki Ranks Highest in Automotive Customer Satisfaction in India For Nin th Consecutive Year. Maruti Suzuki becomes the first Indian car company to export half a million cars .

Date of Establishment 1981 Revenue 9103.05 ( USD in Millions ) Market Cap 319722.317899 ( Rs. in Millions ) Corporate Address Plot No 1,Nelson Mandela Marg,Vasant KunjNew Delhi-110070, Del hi Management Details Chairperson - R C Bhargava MD - Shinzo Nakanishi Directors - Amal Ganguli, Davinder Singh Brar, Hirofumi Nagao, Keiichi Asai, Ken ichi Ayukawa, Manvinder Singh Banga, Osamu Suzuki, Pallavi Shroff, R C Bhargava, S Ravi Aiyar, Shinzo Nakanishi, Shuji Oishi, Tsunea Ohashi, Tsuneo Ohashi Business Operation Automobiles - Passanger cars Background Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL), formerly known as Maruti Udyog Li mited, a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation of Japan, is India's largest pas senger car company, accounting for over 50 per cent of the domestic car market. Maruti Udyog Limited was incorporated in 1981 under the provisions of Indian Com panies Act 1956 and the government of India selected Suzuki Motor Corporation as the joint venture p Financials Total Income - Rs. 375271 Million ( year ending Mar 2011) Net Profit - Rs. 22886 Million ( year ending Mar 2011) Company Secretary S Ravi Aiyar Bankers Auditors Price Waterhouse & Co