Maruti Suzuki India Limited is building a battery manufacturing plant at its Hansalpur complex and the plant is expected to be commissioned by 2020.
The Lithium-Ion battery plant will make batteries for electric and hybrid vehicles manufactured in India.
The company is currently testing 50 electric vehicles in India.
“We firmly believe that CNG and hybrid vehicles are most effective tool to reduce CO2. Suzuki will continue to introduce cutting edge hybrid vehicles with support from Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC). We will continue to support Government of India’s ambitious Make in India programme.”