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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 little Swift is a big deal for Suzuki

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 architectures and future models [updated]

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 already planning to triple capacity at 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.


INTERVIEW: Keno Kato, Corporate VP of Product Planning for Nissan & Infiniti

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 partnership 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: Jim Wright, 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


just-auto Plus only Tenneco supplies MTV suspensions for Suzuki Swift Sport/Dzire

17 January 2018

Tenneco, a global supplier of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and systems is supplying Suzuki its Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV) suspension technology on the Swift Sport manufactured in Japan, as well as the Dzire compact-sedan passenger car produced in India...


New Delhi Auto Expo - multiple car and truck makers absent

15 January 2018

The high cost of participation is said to be one of the main reasons why the likes of Volkswagen Group, Daimler and Nissan will not be attending the bienniel Auto Expo in New Delhi. Maruti Suzuki is the first manufacturer to announce a world debut for the 2018 edition of India's national motor show.


just-auto Plus only Suzuki announces personnel changes

2 January 2018

Suzuki Motor Corporation will make the following personnel change as of 1 January, 2018. Yoichi Kojima New post: department general manager, Business Development Department Previous post: general manager based in Suzuki Motor Gujarat Private...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sales up 10.3% in December 2017

2 January 2018

Maruti Suzuki India, leader in passenger vehicles, sold a total of 130,066 units in December 2017, growing 10.3% over the same period of last fiscal. This includes 119,286 units in domestic market and 10,780 units of exports. The Company had sold a total of...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki launches new XBEE crossover wagon in Japan

27 December 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation has launched the new XBEE (cross-bee) in Japan, a compact crossover wagon of a whole new genre, fused with spacious cabin of a wagon and the fun of an SUV. The new XBEE has spacious cabin and user-friendliness of a wagon,...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 52,144 units in November 2017

27 December 2017

Suzuki November 2017 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: November 2017 - 83,909 units; YoY - 129.7%; YoY trends - Up for the eleventh consecutive month; YTD 2017 - 905,844 units; YoY -...


just-auto Plus only Asean NCAP announces four new crash test results

19 December 2017

The New Car Assessment Programme for Southeast Asian Countries (Asean NCAP) has announced four new crash test results for the 4th Quarter of 2017. These results are the second set to be released under a new protocol for 2017-2020 using a single rating system...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki launches new Spacia and Spacia Custom Minicars in Japan

15 December 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation has launched the all-new Spacia and Spacia Custom tall miniwagons in Japan. The all-new Spacia and Spacia Custom are equipped with enhanced safety equipment by adopting the Suzuki Safety Support, Suzuki’s preventive safety...


Nissan recalls 320,000 vehicles in Japan after eight fires reported

14 December 2017

Nissan is recalling nearly 320,000 vehicles in Japan to fix defective coating in an electronic power unit that could cause a short circuit and fire in the worst case scenario.


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 49,073 units in October 2017

29 November 2017

Suzuki October 2017 automobile production, japan sales, and export figures (Preliminary) Production Japan production: October 2017 - 85,754 units; YoY - 137.9%; YoY trends - Up for the tenth consecutive month; YTD 2017 - 821,935 units;...


just-auto Plus only Borbet presents new F-wheel for Suzuki Swift AZ

24 November 2017

How can a live wire like the Suzuki Swift AZ accentuate its energy even more? At the best with the Borbet F-wheel in the classical "brilliant silver "and striking "black glossy". The Borbet F with German operating license (ABE) is...


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 Maruti Suzuki Dzire surpasses 100,000 sales in India since launch

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...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Motor announces organisational and 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 2017

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 since launch

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 and 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 IAA 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 2017

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 in India

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 with Qoros models]

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.

Suzuki news

just-auto Plus only Tenneco supplies MTV suspensions for Suzuki Swift Sport/Dzire

17 January 2018

Tenneco, a global supplier of Ride Performance and Clean Air products and systems is supplying Su...


New Delhi Auto Expo - multiple car and truck makers absent

15 January 2018

The high cost of participation is said to be one of the main reasons why the likes of Volkswagen...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki announces personnel changes

2 January 2018

Suzuki Motor Corporation will make the following personnel change as of 1 January, 2018. Yoich...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sales up 10.3% in December 2017

2 January 2018

Maruti Suzuki India, leader in passenger vehicles, sold a total of 130,066 units in December 2017...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki launches new XBEE crossover wagon in Japan

27 December 2017

Suzuki Motor Corporation has launched the new XBEE (cross-bee) in Japan, a compact crossover wago...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 52,144 units in November 2017

27 December 2017

Suzuki November 2017 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Prod...



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