disposable income: Rising disposable income giving a thrust to connected cars in India

Connected cars are becoming the mainstream choice for many new car buyers in India fuelled by rising disposable incomes and an influx of new models. Such cars, which have embedded chips allowing internet access, enabling drivers to transmit, store and receive information collected via sensors – currently make up as much as 30% of all … Read more

Red Sea crisis: Expect some impact on costs due to Red Sea crisis: Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki may see some increase in costs due to the rerouting of vessels amid the ongoing Red Sea crisis, according to a senior company official. The auto major, which exported around 2.7 lakh cars last calendar year, however, noted that it does not expect the issue to have a very big impact on the … Read more

Maruti Suzuki SUVs: Maruti Suzuki’s Shashank Srivastava on how the god of small cars had its big bang moment with SUVs, and where it’s headed next

For Maruti, small spelt big for decades when it led the market with its entry level cars and hatchbacks. The company, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, reincarnated in 2016 as a big-car maker with its first SUV, the Brezza, which was a success that birthed more. How was it able to anticipate and capture the new … Read more