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Van from Maruti will Replace Maruti Versa

By Motortrend India Staff   |   23 November,2009

Maruti Suzuki India (MSI), the country's largest car maker said that it will launch a new van within this fiscal to replace its MPV Versa, whose production has been stopped. “We will be launching a new van by the end of this fiscal. This vehicle will replace the Versa, whose production has already been stopped,” said Maruti Suzuki India Managing Executive Officer (Engineering) I V Rao.

The price of the soon-to-be launched vehicle is not yet revealed. MSI is planning to produce one million vehicles by the end of this fiscal. “Hopefully, we will have one million units in production by the end of this financial year by utilising our full capacity,” Rao said.

He added the company is working on making all its models Bharat Stage-IV compliant as required under the government norms.

“We have not completed BS-IV compliance norms on all our models but we are working towards that direction,” Rao said.

Maruti Suzuki is also working on hybrid and electric vehicles for demo cars, but Rao said that the company has no plans for a full-fledged launch of vehicles with such alternate technologies.

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