Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday announced that it saved over 656 million litres of water in 2018-19 by adopting the dry wash initiative across its workshops, which is 203 per cent higher against 216 million litres of water in 2016-17.
The carmaker further stated that it had washed nearly 6.9 million vehicles using dry wash system at Maruti Suzuki workshops in 2018-19.
Importantly, the focus of the company has been in major cities where water scarcity is prevalent. The top six cities including Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Nagpur and Chennai helped to save maximum water to the tune of 160 million litres in 2018-19.
Partho Banerjee, Executive Director, Service, Maruti Suzuki India said, "At Maruti Suzuki, we identify and promote measures that delight car ownership experience for our customers plus help conserve environment.”
“All our service initiatives like dry wash, paperless service experience etc. are designed to enhance customer comfort and convenience without compromising on environment. Dry wash at our dealer workshops help us do our bit to give back to the society. We request over 18 million customers, who visit our workshops every year, to opt for dry wash and help conserve water for our coming generations," he added.
It is to be noted that the Maruti Suzuki has over 3,600 workshops across more than 1,750 towns and cities. On the occasion of World Environment Day, the carmaker is offering free pollution check and complimentary dry wash for its customers. The offer is valid till June 10. So hurry up!