Maruti Suzuki to rebrand its vehicle showroom network in India

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Maruti Suzuki ARENA is a part of the company's "Transformation 2.0 initiative", Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said.

The introduction of Maruti Suzuki Arena, takes the company's retail channel count to four: Maruti Suzuki Arena, Nexa, Commercial, and True Value. The company has even set up a new website that will allow potential customers to check out their cars and also customise and book it from right there.

Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday announced the upgrading of its retail channel for better customer service as the re-branded "Maruti Suzuki Arena" that will require its dealers to invest in redesigned showrooms over the next five years.

Emphasising on the role of digital technology, he said it "makes it possible for us to offer more convenience, more information, enhanced transparency and better service to our customers".MSI said today almost 75 per cent vehicle buyers in India research online before deciding on a purchase.

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According to Maruti Suzuki, nearly 75 percent auto buyers today in India research online before deciding to purchase a vehicle. The company aims to set up over 80 Maruti Suzuki Arenas by March next year. "It will enhance transparency and delight customers with an exciting purchase experience, seamlessly from digital space to physical showrooms".

"This is poised to strongly connect with the young and do-it-yourself generation", Maruti Suzuki said in a statement. Through Maruti Suzuki Arena, customers can register their mobile number on the Navigation Portal, and explore the product portfolio on interactive Product Vision touchscreens.

A dedicated Personalization Zone with auto configurators will aid customers to electronically personalise cars by a mix and match of accessories. While Maruti Suzuki will assist with the technology and the design, the investment for revamping the showroom will be put in by the dealers. A Coffee Consultation Area and Owners Lounge will be housed in the dealership.

Relationship managers too will be assisted by technology who, equipped with tablets and an app, will showcase the wide range of Maruti Suzuki products and variants to customers for ease of comparison.

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