For over three decades, Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest manufacturer of cars, has been reforming transportation by delivering revolutionary technology. On this journey, where the Indian Government emphasizes alternative fuels and environmentally sustainable mobility options, we are at a crucial moment. As an eco-friendly fuel with great fuel efficiency and lower operating costs, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is ideally suited to satisfy both the needs of customers and national goals. As an eco-friendly fuel with great fuel efficiency and lower operating costs, CNG is ideally suited to satisfy both the needs of customers and national goals. The government is committed to raising the infrastructure for the delivery of CNG throughout the country. The market for CNG vehicles is therefore experiencing a sharp rise. Maruti Suzuki is well-positioned to take advantage of this chance. In2010, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd launched a factory-fitted CNG vehicle. Over a decade, Maruti Suzuki’s CNG cars have developed into S-CNG vehicles that deliver performance, safety, and savings while being eco-friendly. S-CNG technology consists of interdependent engine control units and intelligent injection systems that coordinate effortlessly with each other, maintaining improved performance and high fuel efficiency to provide an acceptable air-to-fuel ratio during combustion.
Shashank Srivastava, Executive Director, Maruti Suzuki India Limited says about S-CNG technology “It is a CNG technology that Maruti Suzuki pioneered in 2010 and is developed and built by our engineers. In terms of safety and performance, the technology is most ideal for Indian environments. In the S-CNG, S stands for Solid Performance, Safety, and Savings.”
Also, he says about S-CNG cars’ safety,” Maruti Suzuki S-CNG vehicles are safe. As I said, the Maruti Suzuki cars are designed for CNG fuel and we ensure that each component is designed accordingly. Safety is paramount for us, and we don’t leave a stone unturned. S-CNG cars have a leak-proof architecture strengthened with stainless steel pipes and are also corrosion-resistant. Well, the cars are also equipped with a safety micro switch to ensure that the engine is turned off while refueling. Also, the non-return valves guarantee no leakage, and the dual-solenoid mechanism guarantees that the CNG is released on command only. We also deliver supreme comfort with features such as the Auto shift between petrol and CNG fuel, as well as an NGV receptacle that helps with faster gas refueling.