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Published On: September 27, 2019 07:29 PM NPT By: Republica

Suzuki for environment friendly and affordable cars

Suzuki for environment friendly and affordable cars

CG|Motocorp, the authorized distributor of Suzuki four wheelers to Nepal and automotive division of CG|Holdings inaugurated a new showroom of Suzuki in Naxal. The Showroom was jointly inaugurated by Kinji Saito, Managing Officer of Suzuki Motor Corporation, and Arun Chaudhary, Chairman and Managing Director of CG|Holdings.

The showroom is spread in 4554 sq ft and accommodates modern sales process with dedicated customer lounge, meeting area, exchange facility and finance facilities while providing ample space to display modern Suzuki vehicles.

The company has stressed that the facility is built in the Global Suzuki Guideline and incorporates Suzuki’s commitment of easy to walk in, everything easy to see and comfortable to spend time in. The outlet will focus more on newly introduced ‘smart hybrid’ range that includes brands like SCROSS, Ciaz, Ertiga and XL6.

According to Siraj Pant, Business Unit Head of CG|Motocorp, “This is 37th Suzuki outlet in the country; this is an addition to the strongest sales network in the country. We believe in providing easy access to our customers to enjoy Suzuki products — be it through sales, service or parts. Currently Suzuki is able to cater needs of diverse customer in diverse location by reaching out to their door steps, these is highly essential in our commitment to deliver best customer service.”

My City team talked to Kinji Saito, Managing Officer of Suzuki Motor Corporation to know more about Suzuki. Following are the edited excerpts of a conversation with him:

In your opinion, what role government, automobile manufacturer, and consumers shall play in order to make positive impact on people’s life?

Without having a proper transportation system, the county cannot grow in terms of economy and in terms of people’s happiness.  I have talked to several governments that mobility is very important for the development of the country.

And, for smooth mobility of people we have to fill the gap between costumers, automobile companies and infrastructure development authorities. Similarly, there must be a proper government planner just like — if there is a small congested city, the government should look for an alternative because registering huge number of automobiles in such cities will cause traffic congestion.  Likewise, for hustle free mobility, we must have a proper infrastructure, good traffic management systems, and parking space. Then, manufacturer like us can produce automobiles with good features. And, if government needs some additional features to secure people’s life, we are ready to consider that.

What is the condition of Suzuki in global context and in Nepal?

We are known for environment friendly and affordable cars aiming to be accessible luxurious transportation for maximum number of people. Globally, we are producing 3.3 million units of automobile each year. Out of them 2.6 millions of car falls under ‘A’ segment and ‘B’ segment which is compact car. We are recognized to provide cars to a country where people are not enjoying a car ride. Nepal falls under that category and that is why our product fits into Nepali market. We provide cars that can travel in a narrow road and a high altitude.  We believe to make an impact in development of this country.

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