A new Maruti Suzuki workshop has opened 12,200 feet above sea level, in one of the most remote areas India.
The new workshop is situated at Kaza in Himachal Pradesh on the North East of the Continent, next to the highest petrol station in the world. It has been opened to provide a service to the growing number of customers in the Region, and increasing tourist numbers.
For four months of the year, the areas around Kaza are closed of to the rest of the World, with the new Suzuki workshop providing support to 700 local Suzuki vehicles, meaning owners will no longer have to travel 150 miles to get their car repaired.
Maruti Suzuki boasts a market share of over 50 per cent of passenger vehicles sold in India and aims to increase aftersales outlets to support growth in new car sales in as many places as possible. In 2010, 1.1 million units were sold, which is set to grow to 1.7 million annually in 2013.
Currently, Maruti Suzuki has 900 new car dealers and 2992 service workshops across India, serving 1406 cities, with some dealers maintaining over 250 cars per day in 50 bay service centres.
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