Maruti cuts emissions by using railways

Chennai: Maruti Suzuki India Limited said it has transported over 7.2 lakh vehicles using Indian Railways in the past five years.

In 2020-21, more than 1.8 lakh vehicles took the rail route for transportation,the highest-ever railway despatch by the company, as against nearly 88,000 units in 2016-17.

The increased focus on using Railways has helped the company offset over 3,200 MT of CO 2 emissions, cumulatively.

The company has been progressively increasing use of railways for its vehicle transportation, it said and added that the transportation by rail exceeded 1.8 lakh in 2020-21, which accounts for nearly 13 per cent of total sales in the same period.

 

NT Bureau