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More details have emerged about Maruti’s proposed new plant in Gujarat. Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) chairman RC Bhargav said the company will invest USD 1.3 billion in their third plant, for a production capacity of around one million units. However, the final location for the plant is still not certain and is likely to be decided only towards the end of October.  Also Read - 69-Year-Old Man Gujarat's First Casualty Due to Coronavirus, Death Toll in India Rises to Seven

The ongoing labour issues at the Manesar plant in Haryana have drastically impacted the production of their popular model Swift and the company is trying to bring its production to normal levels. And the new plant in Gujarat could be the insurance that the company needs against future disruption.  Also Read - Days Ahead of Rajya Sabha Polls, Congress Suspends Five Rebel MLAs in Gujarat