Maruti Suzuki to discontinue the Celerio diesel in India

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Based on the report from the Economic Times, the Indian carmaker is planning to slowly discontinue the 800cc diesel engine from the segment of passenger cars. Currently, the Maruti Suzuki Celerio is available with the 800cc diesel engine, which is the first one in the diesel engine family. The Indo-Japanese car maker has developed this small diesel engine for the passenger car market without any help from others.

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From the last one year, the diesel market has poor demand in the country due to some industrious reasons and a lot of factors. Especially, the graph of the entry-level segment falls down with the different reasons. The price gap between the petrol and diesel powered cars and the Supreme Court’s unstable policy on the diesel-powered cars are the main reasons. Besides, the implementation of the Bharat Stage VI (BS VI)…

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