MUMBAI – Facing market resistance, plus the rising price of oil, steel and raw-materials, India’s auto makers have started to reengineer vehicle designs, along with other cost-cutting innovations. Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., which already builds the country’s lightest vehicles, is looking to make them “lighter, faster and better,” following Suzuki Motor Cop. Chairman Osamu Suzuki’s goals. Maruti Managing Director Shinzo Nakanishi has started a drive to reduce the weight of each component ...
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