Maruti suzuki goes bigger with first electric SUV to debut 2025
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd plans to launch its first electric car in 2025 and in doing so is expanding away from its traditional compact offerings in an attempt to recover ground ceded to rivals like South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co.
India’s biggest automaker will make batteries for its mid-sized electric sports utility vehicle dubbed the EVX or emotional Versatile Cruiser ‘ in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, Suzuki Motor Crop. President Toshihiro Suzuki told reporters at India Auto Expo 2023 on the outskirts of New Delhi.
Maruti Suzuki’s plans for a pure electric SUV are interesting given its long-held position that passenger vehicles powered by hybrid technology, natural gas, and biofuels are a cleaner way to curb emissions in a country that generates more than 70% of its electricity from dirty coal.