Suzuki Motor to set up Rs 18 crore EV R&D facility in India

Suzuki has announced that it will set up a Rs 18 crore R&D facility for the development of electric vehicles in India. Top executives of the company who spoke at an event in Gandhinagar confirmed the plans and gave a glimpse of what to expect from the company in the future.

By Anirudh Sunil Kumar | on August 29, 2022 Follow us on Autox Google News

Suzuki has announced that it will set up a new global R&D electric facility in India.   

Suzuki Motor Corporation (SUZUKI) inaugurated a new R&D Center in Delhi on 28 August. The inauguration was done on Suzuki’s 40th anniversary of its Indian business, which was held at the Mahatma Mandir international convention centre in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. SRDI is wholly owned by Suzuki. 

Through the establishment of SRDI, the company aims at establishing a framework to support and strengthen its network by linking the development departments of Japan and India, thereby developing technologies needed by society together with the rich technical talent in the country. In preparation for this, SRDI will begin recruiting in India. 

During the event, SUZUKI’s President Toshihiro Suzuki said, "Through making technology development in new fields by establishing an R&D centre in India wholly owned by SUZUKI, we will strengthen our competitiveness and R&D capabilities not only in the Indian market but also globally." 

During the last financial year, Suzuki Group produced about 2.8 million automobiles across the world. Of those, more than 1.6 million units, or about 60 per cent, were produced in India. Also, exports from India reached the highest ever of about 240,000 units last year.

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