Country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) aims to double its sales network to 4,000 outlets by 2020 as part of plans to sell 20 lakh units per annum by then. The company, which ended 2014-15 fiscal at a total of 1,820 traditional dealerships spread across 1,470 cities, plans to add 200 outlets in the current fiscal, thereby taking the count to over 2,000 shops by the end of current fiscal.
“We are looking at doubling the sale outlets to 4,000 by 2020. This is in line with the ambition to sell two million units by 2020,” MSI Executive Director Marketing and sales RS Kalsi told PTI. The company is also planning to enhance the number of Nexa showrooms to 250 in the current fiscal from the current 127 outlets, he added. In 2015-16 fiscal, ended March 31, the company added 200 traditional dealerships, while Nexa outlets expansion was the fastest retail network expansion anywhere in the world, Kalsi said.