Maruti Suzuki India Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited (Chola), the financial services arm of Murugappa Group, to facilitate inventory financing for its dealer partners. The new alliance will empower 3,600+ Maruti Suzuki dealerships across the country with comprehensive inventory funding options for their working capital requirements.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Bhuvan Dheer, Executive Vice President — Sales & Network and Vishal Sharma, General Manager — Allied Business from Maruti Suzuki; and Mr. Ravindra Kundu, Executive Director from Chola along with other senior members from both the organisations.
Speaking on the partnership, Shashank Srivastava — Senior Executive Officer, Marketing & Sales, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said, “We are elated to partner with Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited to assist our dealer partners with exclusive financing solutions for inventory funding.
We have worked closely with Cholamandalam in developing personalised offers and end-to-end working capital solutions for our dealer partners across the country. Our dealer partners are the backbone of our business, and we are committed to supporting them as best as we can. This, in turn, will ensure a seamless car buying experience for our customers.”
Sharing his thoughts on the alliance, Ravindra Kundu — Executive Director, Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited, said, “We are happy to be partnering with Maruti Suzuki, a brand which comes with the legacy and culture of innovation and excellence, and a proven track record. Building quality relationships has always been the basis of Chola’s values.
This alliance will ensure that Maruti Suzuki dealers get the best in terms of capital requirements. With our strong network of 1191 plus branches across India, we aim to offer the dealers a never-before experience through customized finance packages that would come with speedy, convenient and transparent processes.”