Maruti Suzuki India today announced that it has achieved three-fold jump in water savings at its workshops by adapting to dry wash initiative. The Company saved over 656 million litres of water in 2018-19 across its workshops, which is 203% higher against 216 million litres of water in 2016-17. Nearly 6.9 million vehicles were washed using dry wash system at Maruti Suzuki workshops in 2018-19.
Talking about the environment friendly initiative, Mr. Partho Banerjee, Executive Director, Service, Maruti Suzuki India said, "At Maruti Suzuki, we identify and promote measures that delight car ownership experience for our customers plus help conserve environment. All our service initiatives like dry wash, paperless service experience etc. are designed to enhance customer comfort and convenience without compromising on environment. Dry wash at our dealer workshops help us do our bit to give back to the society. We request over 18 million customers, who visit our workshops every year, to opt for dry wash and help conserve water for our coming generations."
Dry wash system has helped to reduce the washing time, improve the final wash quality and reduce water consumption. The focus has been in major cities where water scarcity is prevalent. The top six cities - Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Nagpur and Chennai - helped to save maximum water to the tune of 160 million litres in 2018-19.
On the occasion of World Environment Day, Maruti Suzuki is offering free pollution check and complimentary dry wash for its customers. The offer is valid till June 10th, 2019.
Maruti Suzuki's has the widest service network in the country with over 3,600 workshops across more than 1,750 towns and cities.
Shares of MARUTI SUZUKI INDIA LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.7049.6 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 7032.6. The total number of shares traded during the day was 35006 in over 3834 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 7075.7 and intraday low of 6979.5. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 245979652.