Maruti Suzuki, the country’s largest car maker, on Friday announced that it would start testing 50 prototype electric vehicles on Indian roads. The announcement was made by Osamu Suzuki, chairman, Suzuki Motor Corporation, the parent company of Maruti Suzuki, during his speech at the Global Mobility Summit.
Suzuki has already collaborated with Toyota Motor Corporation for making small electric vehicles for the Indian market and the former will launch its first electric vehicle in 2020 in the domestic market. Suzuki has collaborated with Toyota for making small electric vehicles for the Indian market. It will also commence production of lithium-ion batteries at its Gujarat plant in 2020.