The Truth About Cars » Maruti Suzuki http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Maruti Suzuki http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Only in India: Attack of the Stubby Little Sedans http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/india-attack-stubby-little-sedans/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/india-attack-stubby-little-sedans/#comments Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281882 How automakers address the sedan question in India is particularly interesting. It doesn’t involve increasing legroom or wheelbase. It doesn’t involve creating a reason to increase the average transaction price of those cars. And despite India having some of the deadliest roads in the world, it doesn’t involve safety. In India, most automakers go in the exact […]

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How automakers address the sedan question in India is particularly interesting. It doesn’t involve increasing legroom or wheelbase. It doesn’t involve creating a reason to increase the average transaction price of those cars. And despite India having some of the deadliest roads in the world, it doesn’t involve safety. In India, most automakers go in the exact […]

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Renault Kwid Unveiled, Ready To Battle Maruti Suzuki Alto In India http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/renault-kwid-unveiled-ready-to-battle-maruti-suzuki-alto-in-india/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/renault-kwid-unveiled-ready-to-battle-maruti-suzuki-alto-in-india/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 17:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1071530 As the Datsun brand stumbles in India, Renault-Nissan unveiled the Kwid Wednesday to take on the challenge of beating the best-selling Maruti Suzuki Alto. The Kwid hatchback is underpinned by the alliance’s Common Modular A Family platform, boasts a ground clearance of 7.1 inches, and has a starting price of ₹3,00,000 ($4,700 USD), Automotive News […]

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As the Datsun brand stumbles in India, Renault-Nissan unveiled the Kwid Wednesday to take on the challenge of beating the best-selling Maruti Suzuki Alto. The Kwid hatchback is underpinned by the alliance’s Common Modular A Family platform, boasts a ground clearance of 7.1 inches, and has a starting price of ₹3,00,000 ($4,700 USD), Automotive News […]

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TTAC Salutes The Maruti 800 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/ttac-salutes-the-maruti-800/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/ttac-salutes-the-maruti-800/#comments Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=738721     Despite an ailing presence in North America, Suzuki has been a pioneer in the Indian marketplace, with its Maruti Suzuki subsidiary selling over 10 million vehicles since inception in 1981, with the Maruti 800 serving as its core product. Based on the tiny, Japanese-market Suzuki Fronte, the 800 used the Fronte’s chassis, with […]

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    Despite an ailing presence in North America, Suzuki has been a pioneer in the Indian marketplace, with its Maruti Suzuki subsidiary selling over 10 million vehicles since inception in 1981, with the Maruti 800 serving as its core product. Based on the tiny, Japanese-market Suzuki Fronte, the 800 used the Fronte’s chassis, with […]

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You Can Buy A New Stingray Right Now For Only $7,000! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/you-can-buy-a-new-stingray-right-now-for-only-7000/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/you-can-buy-a-new-stingray-right-now-for-only-7000/#comments Sun, 25 Aug 2013 18:30:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=500841   Production on the all new seventh generation 2014 Corvette Stingray has begun, though they haven’t officially gone on sale yet while the inventory pipeline fills. It’s the first time in decades that the Stingray name has been used by the Corvette.  However, it turns out that you can buy a brand new Stingray right […]

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  Production on the all new seventh generation 2014 Corvette Stingray has begun, though they haven’t officially gone on sale yet while the inventory pipeline fills. It’s the first time in decades that the Stingray name has been used by the Corvette.  However, it turns out that you can buy a brand new Stingray right […]

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Great News Everyone! Maruti Alto 800 To Start At 244,000 Rupees http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/great-news-everyone-maruti-alto-800-to-start-at-244000-rupees/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/great-news-everyone-maruti-alto-800-to-start-at-244000-rupees/#comments Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:48:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=463854 Want something cheaper than the Dacia Sandero? Maruti Suzuki will sell you a brand new car for 244,000 rupees. That’s $4,613. While Suzuki is on the ropes in North America, their fortunes in India have been traditionally strong. The Maruti Alto (Maruti being Suzuki’s Indian partner) was the best-selling car in India last year, continuing a […]

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Want something cheaper than the Dacia Sandero? Maruti Suzuki will sell you a brand new car for 244,000 rupees. That’s $4,613. While Suzuki is on the ropes in North America, their fortunes in India have been traditionally strong. The Maruti Alto (Maruti being Suzuki’s Indian partner) was the best-selling car in India last year, continuing a […]

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Rundown of Indian Press Coverage of Maruti Suzuki Riot & Lockdown: Talk of Conspiracies and Outside Influences http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/rundown-of-indian-press-coverage-of-maruti-suzuki-riot-lockdown-talk-of-conspiracies-and-outside-influences/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/rundown-of-indian-press-coverage-of-maruti-suzuki-riot-lockdown-talk-of-conspiracies-and-outside-influences/#comments Sat, 21 Jul 2012 18:57:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453705 The major Indian news operations are pretty much flooding the zone in covering the riot and lockdown at Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar plant. Besides whatever labor unrest there was at play in the Manesar factory riot, internal politics within the state of Haryana or competition with Gujurat state may have had something to do with it, […]

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The major Indian news operations are pretty much flooding the zone in covering the riot and lockdown at Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar plant. Besides whatever labor unrest there was at play in the Manesar factory riot, internal politics within the state of Haryana or competition with Gujurat state may have had something to do with it, […]

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Suzuki Death Watch 1: The Prologue http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/suzuki-death-watch-1-the-prologue/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/suzuki-death-watch-1-the-prologue/#comments Tue, 17 Jul 2012 12:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453005 When the question of whether a Death Watch should be started for Suzuki was first posed here at TTAC in April, there was a lot going on behind the scenes at the stylized “S” brand but not many facts filtering out to the public. As of today, TTAC’s Death Watch starts for Suzuki’s North American operations. […]

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When the question of whether a Death Watch should be started for Suzuki was first posed here at TTAC in April, there was a lot going on behind the scenes at the stylized “S” brand but not many facts filtering out to the public. As of today, TTAC’s Death Watch starts for Suzuki’s North American operations. […]

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Maruti Suzuki Gets Touchy http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/maruti-suzuki-gets-touchy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/maruti-suzuki-gets-touchy/#comments Mon, 01 Mar 2010 15:48:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=347002 Last November, Suzuki received a fuel leakage complaint on three cars in Europe and one in India. Suzuki did what Suzuki was required to do: Send owners of the “A-Star” (A.K.A, Suzuki Alto, Nissan Pixo) an invitation to go to their dealer and have the fuel pump fixed. As usual, this story received next to […]

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Last November, Suzuki received a fuel leakage complaint on three cars in Europe and one in India. Suzuki did what Suzuki was required to do: Send owners of the “A-Star” (A.K.A, Suzuki Alto, Nissan Pixo) an invitation to go to their dealer and have the fuel pump fixed. As usual, this story received next to […]

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India’s Nano Wars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/indias-nano-wars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/indias-nano-wars/#comments Thu, 12 Nov 2009 16:33:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=335103 With Tata unable to produce enough Nanos to keep up with demand, more automakers are gunning for its entry-level segment. Renault-Nissan is teaming up with its Indian-market partner Bajaj to produce a car that’s even cheaper to produce than the Nano. “I can tell you the cost of this car would be lower than any […]

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With Tata unable to produce enough Nanos to keep up with demand, more automakers are gunning for its entry-level segment. Renault-Nissan is teaming up with its Indian-market partner Bajaj to produce a car that’s even cheaper to produce than the Nano. “I can tell you the cost of this car would be lower than any […]

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