Maruti Suzuki India, the country’s largest carmaker, has set a target to sell up to three lakh units of vehicles equipped with different automatic transmission technologies by the year 2020.
At present, the company sells about 94000 units of vehicles with CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission), AGS (Automated Gear Shift) and AT (Automatic) annually. The company is operating on automatic transmissions cars and is dependent on affordable AGS technology.
According to a spokesperson of the company, the mission of the company is to increase the sale of AGS cars from the current 94,000 units to about 1.5 lakh units by the end of 2017 – 18 and up to 3 lakh units by the year 2020.
As far as AMT cars portfolio of Maruti in India is concerned the company currently sells Alto K10, Celerio, Wagon R, Ignis and Dzire equipped with AGS technology.