Suzuki to build new plant in Haryana, India

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Suzuki Motor Corp. building in Hamamatsu city, Shizuoka Prefecture.

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Suzuki Motor Corp. said Monday that its Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. unit will build an automobile factory in Kharkhoda in Haryana, India, scheduled to go into operation in 2025.

The Japanese automaker will spend about 110 billion rupees ($1.41 billion) to build Maruti Suzuki’s third vehicle plant in Haryana after factories in Gurgaon and Manesar.

The Kharkhoda plant will have a production capacity of 250,000 units per year, which accounts for over 10% of Suzuki’s total in India. The automaker did not disclose what models will be made at the new plant.