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Interior design and technology - Suzuki Baleno

9 October 2017

Alongside 4x4s, Suzuki is renowned for producing small cars that pack a lot of punch and ooze appeal. The Baleno is a fine example, marking one of the lightest, practical and most roomy B segment hatchbacks around. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s review of interior design and technology trends, we take a look inside this hidden gem.


Why the Swift is vital for Suzuki's global future

26 September 2017

It's a small car which few outside India think too much about, or can even picture. The Swift might seem like a model which matters little, yet that thinking is mistaken: it and its sedan counterpart are key to Suzuki's increased domination of what could become the world's largest passenger vehicle market in the 2020s.


ANALYSIS - Suzuki platforms and future models

15 September 2017

Often flying under the radar due to its small presence in Europe and China, as well as its withdrawal from the US market, Suzuki Motor Corporation is something of a stealthy giant. Its dominance of the rapidly expanding Indian market, the strength of its mini-vehicle sales in Japan and a strategy of remaining fiercely independent after a bust-up with Volkswagen mark out SMC as one of the world's most unusual and successful OEMs.


Suzuki will triple capacity of new Indian plant

15 September 2017

Having opened its first car plant in the Indian state of Gujarat earlier this year, Suzuki Motor Corporation now says it will lift capacity of the 250,000 units per annum plant to 750,000 by 2020. The statement was made by chairman Osamu Suzuki at an event where a new battery factory was also announced.

Latest interviews


Q&A with JATCO Ltd

14 October 2014

Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.


Q&A with Nissan's global head of Product Planning

2 April 2013

Keno Kato is corporate vice president of Global Product Strategy and Product Planning for Nissan and Infiniti. Glenn Brooks recently met him and took the opportunity to ask a variety of questions concerning future model plans.


INTERVIEW: Agromash Holdings on PSA in Kazakhstan

26 March 2013

PSA Peugeot Citroen recently inked a partnership with Agromash Holding, for the assembly and distribution of the French automaker's passenger cars and LCVs in Kazakhstan. Simon Warburton was in contact with the trailer and agricultural machinery manufacturer based in the huge country on Russia's southern border.


Interview with Nissan UK's MD

14 March 2012

As the Renault-Nissan alliance pushes ahead with electric vehicles, Nissan UK's Jim Wright tells Dave Leggett that the sector is set to gain market momentum as the vehicles become more visible.

Latest news


Toyota and Suzuki strike MoU on India EVs

17 November 2017

Toyota and Suzuki have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together on introducing electric vehicles in the Indian market 'in around 2020'.


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Q2 FY2017 sales up 22.2% at JPY332.1bn

2 November 2017

Suzuki Announces the financial results for FY2017 Second Quarter (April 2017 to September 2017) Outline of the Financial Results for FY2017 Second Quarter The consolidated net sales of this second quarter (April 2017 to September 2017) increased by...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki announces management changes

1 November 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation will make the following change in personnel of general managers and managers, as well as presidents of overseas distributors as of 1 November, 2017. 1. Change in personnel of general managers and managers Tomoyuki...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 60,750 units in September 2017

30 October 2017

Suzuki September 2017 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (Preliminary) Production Japan production: September 2017 - 84,992 units; YoY - 124.5%; YoY trends - Up for the ninth consecutive month; YTD 2017 - 736,181 units; YoY -...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India Q2 2017-18 sales rise 17.6%

30 October 2017

The Board of Directors of Maruti Suzuki India Limited approved the financial results for the period July-September 2017-18 (Q2) and April-September 2017-18 (H1). Highlights: Quarter II (July-September 2017-18) The Company sold a total of 492,118 vehicles...


2017 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW - world debuts

27 October 2017

The following cars and concepts were world premieres at the 2017 Tokyo motor show.


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Dzire surpasses 100,000 sales in India

18 October 2017

Maruti Suzuki’s all-new Dzire has achieved the fastest 100,000 sales mark, a distinctive feat in the Indian automobile industry. The third generation Dzire, launched in May 2017, has surpassed the 100,000 sales milestone in just five and half...


Leopard visit halts Suzuki output in India

6 October 2017

Imagine explaining this to your bosses in Japan.


just-auto Plus only Suzuki announces organisational/personnel changes

2 October 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation has made the following change in organisation, operational responsibilities of director and managing officer, and personnel of general managers and managers as of 1 October, 2017. Change in Organisation Manufacturing Engineering...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sales up 9.3% in September

2 October 2017

Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 163,071 units in September 2017, growing 9.3% over the same period of last fiscal. This includes 151,400 units in the domestic market and 11,671 units of exports. The Company had sold a total of 149,143 units in...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki launches new S-Cross in India

2 October 2017

Maruti Suzuki India Limited launched its premium urban offering, S-Cross in an all-new, bold and assertive form. Presenting the all-new S-Cross to customers, Kenichi Ayukawa, managing director and CEO, Maruti Suzuki said, "S-Cross, in its newest form,...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 44,154 units in August 2017

28 September 2017

Suzuki August 2017 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (Preliminary) Production Japan production: August 2017 - 70,399 units; YoY - 115.7%; YoY trends - Up for the eighth consecutive month; YTD 2017 - 651,189 units; YoY -...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sells 2m WagonR in India

27 September 2017

WagonR, India’s popular car from Maruti Suzuki has scaled the unique feat of two-million sales in cumulative wholesales. Launched in 1999, WagonR continues to feature among the top five best selling cars in the country for the last over 10...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki announces organisational/personnel changes

26 September 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation has made the following change in organisation, operational responsibilities of managing officers, and personnel of general managers and managers as of 25 September, 2017. Change in organisation Environment Engineering Group...


2017 Frankfurt motor show - all the world debuts

13 September 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Frankfurt IAA are listed below. The most important production models making their motor show debuts were the Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen T-Roc, Porsche Cayenne, Opel Grandland X, Škoda Karoq and SEAT Arona.


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan achieves 25m vehicle sales since 1955

5 September 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation has achieved accumulated Japanese domestic automobile sales of 25m units (total of minivehicles and standard and small vehicles) on 31 August, 2017. Since launching the Suzulight minicar in October 1955, Suzuki has been providing...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sales surge 23.8% in August

4 September 2017

Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 163,701 units in August 2017, growing 23.8% over the same period of last fiscal. This includes 152,000 units in the domestic market and 11,701 units of exports. The Company had sold a total of 132,211 units in August...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 55,297 units in July 2017

31 August 2017

Suzuki reports July 2017 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: July 2017 - 77,331 units; YoY - 102.3%; YoY Trends - Up for the seventh consecutive month; YTD 2017 - 580,790 units; YoY -...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki introduces Arena new retail channel

31 August 2017

Maruti Suzuki India Limited announced transformation of its retail network across India. The new showrooms, christened Maruti Suzuki Arena, will sport modern looks and offer a warm, friendly and comfortable environment to the customers. Leveraging the power of...


2017 CHENGDU SHOW - world premieres [updated]

30 August 2017

The following concepts and production vehicles were world debuts at CDMS 2017, the 20th Chengdu motor show. This list has now been updated with Qoros' premieres.


Indonesian motor show: new policies and more MPVs

14 August 2017

The Gaikindo Indonesian International Auto Show kicked off on Thursday at the International Convention Centre in the BSD satellite city just outside Jakarta.


just-auto Plus only Suzuki announces organisation/personnel changes

10 August 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation has made the following change in organisation and personnel of general manager, and retirement of managing officer, as of 9 August, 2017. 1. Change in Organisation China Operations becomes China Automobile Division. 2. Change in...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India introduces AGS tech in Ignis

4 August 2017

In yet another effort to expand the two-pedal technology in its portfolio, Maruti Suzuki India announced the introduction of Auto Gear Shift (AGS) option in top-end Alpha trim of its premium urban compact vehicle – Ignis. Ignis, which is built on a...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sales up 15.3% in Q1 FY2017

3 August 2017

Outline of the Financial Results for FY2017 First Quarter The consolidated net sales of this first quarter (April 2017 to June 2017) increased by JPY115.3bn (US$1.041) (15.3%) to JPY869.3bn compared to the corresponding period of the previous fiscal year....


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales surge 20.6% in July 2017

2 August 2017

Maruti Suzuki India, leader in passenger vehicles, sold a total of 165,346 units in July 2017, growing 20.6% over the same period of last fiscal. This includes 154,001 units in the domestic market and 11,345 units of exports. The Company had sold a total of...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 58,139 units in June 2017

28 July 2017

Suzuki reports June 2017 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: June 2017 - 81,094 units; YoY - 123.3%; YoY Trends - Up for the sixth consecutive month; YTD 2017 - 503,459 units; YoY -...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki Q1 2017-18 sales up 16.7%

28 July 2017

The Board of Directors of Maruti Suzuki India Limited approved the financial results for April-June 2017 (Quarter 1). The Company sold 394,571 vehicles in Q1, a growth of 13.2% over same period previous year. Of this, exports were at 26,140 units. The...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Swift SG/SL to feature Hitachi battery

24 July 2017

Hitachi Automotive Systems on 24 July 2017 announced that its lightweight, compact and highly reliable lithium-ion battery module has been chosen for Suzuki Motor Corporation's new Swift Hybrid SG and Swift Hybrid SL, fitted with Hybrid technology. The new...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki launches new Swift Hybrid in Japan

12 July 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation has launched new versions of Swift compact car equipped with hybrid system in Japan on 12 July, 2017. Suzuki’s unique hybrid system installed on the new versions of Swift Hybrid SG and Swift Hybrid SL combines a Motor...


Suzuki to expand aftersales network in India

3 July 2017

Maruti Suzuki plans to expand its service network by over 56% in the next few years as it looks to defend its dominant position in India's expanding passenger vehicle market.

Suzuki Group news

Toyota and Suzuki strike MoU on India EVs

17 November 2017

Toyota and Suzuki have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together on introduc...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Q2 FY2017 sales up 22.2% at JPY332.1bn

2 November 2017

Suzuki Announces the financial results for FY2017 Second Quarter (April 2017 to September 2017)...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki announces management changes

1 November 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation will make the following change in personnel of general managers and mana...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 60,750 units in September 2017

30 October 2017

Suzuki September 2017 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (Preliminary) Pro...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India Q2 2017-18 sales rise 17.6%

30 October 2017

The Board of Directors of Maruti Suzuki India Limited approved the financial results for the peri...


2017 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW - world debuts

27 October 2017

The following cars and concepts were world premieres at the 2017 Tokyo motor show. Information...



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