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Vitara - why Suzuki Europe outsells Honda two to one

5 March 2019

Europe's best selling Suzuki isn't a small car, it's an SUV. In 2018, the regional division delivered more than 70,000 units of the vehicle in question: not bad for a model which dates to 2015 and competes in a class where new rivals keep appearing. Now, fresh engines and a facelift should keep the Vitara popular throughout 2019.


Is the Swift Sport the best Suzuki yet?

21 February 2019

Not all Suzukis are inexpensive or bought by people whose priorities are a no-fuss, no-frills small car. For those in the know, a certain Swift variant is doing great things for Suzuki's long term image that no 'influencer' or 'brand ambassador' ever could.


Will Suzuki still dominate India in 2030?

19 November 2018

In October, Maruti Suzuki's share of the Indian market dipped below fifty per cent. In no other market of this size, let alone one of around five million vehicle sales per annum, does a single brand dominate. As India's economy expands and its new vehicle market inevitably overtakes Japan to become the world's third largest, will Suzuki Motor have the right models to stay firmly in first place?


2018 Paris motor show - world debuts list

3 October 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 edition of the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile are named below.

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 Maruti Suzuki opens its 400th ARENA showroom in India

16 May 2019

Expanding its modern and connected automotive experience for new age customers, Maruti Suzuki India announced that it recently inaugurated its 400th ARENA showrooms, in less than two years. Maruti Suzuki ARENA retail showrooms sport modern looks and offer a...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki extends its commercial segment network in India

14 May 2019

Maruti Suzuki India has strengthened its retail network with the inauguration of its 300th Commercial showroom. Built on the core values of partnership, reliability and efficiency, Maruti Suzuki Commercial Channel is amongst the fastest growing automobile...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki sales up 3% to JPY3,871.5bn in FY2018

10 May 2019

Suzuki reports net sales for FY2018 (April 2018 to March 2019) increased by JPY114.3bn (US$1.04bn) and Operating income decreased by JPY49.8bn. 1. Outline of Financial Results for FY2018 Consolidated net sales for FY2018 (April 2018 to March 2019)...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales dip 17.2% in April 2019

2 May 2019

Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 143,245 units in April 2019. This includes 133,704 units in the domestic market, 364 units of OEM sales and 9,177 units of exports. The sales figures for April 2019 are given below: A: Passenger vehicles:...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki Ertiga gets new 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine

1 May 2019

Maruti Suzuki India introduced powerful 1.5-litre DDIS 225 Diesel Engine with 6-speed manual transmission in the NextGen Ertiga. The latest 1.5-litre DDIS 225 4-cylinder diesel engine is developed in-house to deliver enhanced performance. The new DDIS 225...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki reveals new Carry in Indonesia

26 April 2019

Suzuki revealed a global truck, the all-new Carry in Indonesia. In 1976, Suzuki started export of the Carry from Japan and started production in Indonesia in the same year. Since then, the Carry has been acclaimed for its ease-of-use and durability. It has...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki profit drops 2.9% at INR75,006m in FY2018-2019

26 April 2019

The Board of directors of Maruti Suzuki India approved the financial results for the financial year April 2018-March 2019 and Q4 (Jan-Mar 2019) Highlights: Full year (April-March 2019) The Company sold a total of 1,753,700 units in the domestic market, a...


Maruti Suzuki to axe sub-1.5-litre diesels

25 April 2019

Maruti Suzuki will phase out all diesel models with engines less than 1.5 litres before Bharat Stage VI emission rules become effective from 1 April, 2020.


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 87,040 units in March 2019

25 April 2019

Suzuki announces March 2019 and Fiscal 2018 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production March 2019 Japan production: March 2019 - 90,257; units; YoY - 98.80%; YoY Trends - Down for the second consecutive month; YTD...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki launches new Alto in India

24 April 2019

Maruti Suzuki India Limited introduced the New Alto, which has been India’s best-selling car for 15 consecutive years. Keeping years of trust and faith in mind, Maruti Suzuki drives in the New Alto with enhanced safety features and captivating design....


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki to launch smart hybrid Baleno in India

23 April 2019

Maruti Suzuki is all set to launch new 1.2-litre Dualjet, Dual VVT BS VI engine with next-generation Smart Hybrid technology in Baleno, India’s best-selling premium hatchback. The new BS VI compliant Baleno (Petrol) with Smart Hybrid will soon be...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India surpasses 46,000 Ciaz sales in FY2018-2019

17 April 2019

Maruti Suzuki’s premium sedan Ciaz has emerged as the best seller in its segment for the third consecutive year. The popular offering from Maruti Suzuki clocked 30% market share and crossed over 46,000 units in 2018-19. Ciaz has captured the...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India surpasses 100,000 Celerio sales in FY2018-2019

15 April 2019

Maruti Suzuki India announced that for the first time Celerio joins the elite club of cars with sales of more than 100,000 units in a year. The Company sold 103,734 units of Celerio in 2018-2019, an increase of nearly 10% compared to previous year. With...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales up 4.7% in FY2018-2019

2 April 2019

Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold 158,076 units in March 2019. This includes 147,613 units in the domestic market and 10,463 units in exports. With this, the Company ended 2018-19 with its highest ever total sales of 1,862,449 units a growth of 4.7%. This...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki launches 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine with 6-speed transmission in New Ciaz

29 March 2019

Encouraged by the success of its 1.5 litre K15 Petrol Engine in New Ciaz and All New Ertiga, Maruti Suzuki further beefs up its Engine portfolio with the introduction of a new 1.5-litre DDiS 225 Diesel engine. This marks company’s full-fledge entry into...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki sells 66,289 vehicles in February 2019

28 March 2019

Suzuki reports February 2019 automobile production, japan sales, and export figures (preliminar) Production Japan production: February 2019 - 78,665 units; YoY - 95.90%; YoY trends - Down for the first time in ten months; YTD 2019 - 160,514 units; YoY...


Toyota and Suzuki to share models and hybrid technology

20 March 2019

Toyota Motor and Suzuki Motor announced and agreement to "begin considering concrete collaboration in new fields".


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

8 March 2019

To further strengthen green technology footprint in India, Maruti Suzuki India announced the launch of new WagonR S(Smart)-CNG. The CNG powered WagonR will be available in Lxi variant of the 1.0 Litre engine offering best-in-class mileage of 33.54km/kg. The...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales down 0.8% in February 2019

4 March 2019

Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 148,682 units in February 2019. This includes 139,100 units in domestic market and 9,582 units of exports. The sales figures for February 2019 are given below: A: Mini - Alto, WagonR: February 2019 - 24,751...


just-auto Plus only Hanon India celebrates 25 successful years

28 February 2019

Hanon Climate Systems India, a subsidiary of global automotive supplier Hanon Systems, has completed 25 years of operation at its Bhiwadi plant in Rajasthan, India. The company was formed in 1993 as Climate Systems India, a joint venture with Maruti Suzuki,...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 57,776 units in January 2019

27 February 2019

Suzuki January 2019 Automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: January 2019 - 81,849 units; YoY - 101.5%; YoY Trends - Up for the ninth consecutive month Overseas production: January 2019 -...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza surpasses 400,000 sales in India since launch

20 February 2019

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza has set a new sales record in the compact SUV segment. The cumulative sales of India’s most preferred compact SUV touched the 400,000 units mark in less than three years. Vitara Brezza leads the compact SUV segment with a...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India all set for ELV compliant vehicle manufacturing

18 February 2019

Maruti Suzuki India started practice of controlling the use of Substances of Concern (SoC) for mass production vehicles. Now, with the implementation of globally acclaimed International Material Data System (IMDS), Maruti Suzuki will be able to meet...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Q3 FY2018 sale up 4.2% to JPY2,838.8bn

6 February 2019

Suzuki announces the financial results for FY2018 third quarter (April 2018 to December 2018) Outline of the Financial Results for FY2018 Third Quarter (April 2018 to December 2018) The consolidated net sales for FY2018 third quarter (April 2018 to...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales up 0.2% in January 2019

1 February 2019

Maruti Suzuki India sold a total of 151,721 units in January 2019. This includes 142,150 units in domestic market and 9,571 units of exports. The sales figures for January 2019 are given below: A: Mini - Alto, WagonR: January 2019 - 33,408 units;...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 714,599 units in 2018

30 January 2019

Suzuki December 2018 and Calendar Year 2018 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: December 2018 - 84,479 units; YoY - 103.4%; YoY trends -Up for the eighth consecutive month; CY 2018 -...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki launches new Baleno in India

29 January 2019

Maruti Suzuki India unveiled India’s most preferred premium hatchback, Baleno with a new, bolder look. Taking ahead its legacy of Liquid Flow Design, the new Baleno has been conceptualised for those who aspire for innovation tailored with class-leading...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India Q3 2018 sales dip 0.6%

28 January 2019

The Board of directors of Maruti Suzuki India approved the financial results for the period October-December 2018 and April-December 2018. The results of this quarter have to be viewed in the context of particularly weak market conditions. While SIAM had...


just-auto Plus only ANCAP scores Suzuki Jimny three-star rating

24 January 2019

Australasia’s independent authority on vehicle safety, ANCAP, has announced a three-star safety rating for the all new Suzuki Jimny – falling shy of expected safety standards in three of the four areas of assessment. “The Jimny misses the...


Suzuki to build new plant in India

22 January 2019

Suzuki Motor has announced plans to invest JPY60bn (US$548m) in a new vehicle assembly plant in the Indian state of Gujurat, according to reports in Japan.

Suzuki news

just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki opens its 400th ARENA showroom in India

16 May 2019

Expanding its modern and connected automotive experience for new age customers, Maruti Suzuki Ind...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki extends its commercial segment network in India

14 May 2019

Maruti Suzuki India has strengthened its retail network with the inauguration of its 300th Commer...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki sales up 3% to JPY3,871.5bn in FY2018

10 May 2019

Suzuki reports net sales for FY2018 (April 2018 to March 2019) increased by JPY114.3bn (US$1.04bn...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales dip 17.2% in April 2019

2 May 2019

Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 143,245 units in April 2019. This includes 133,704 un...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki Ertiga gets new 1.5-litre DDiS 225 diesel engine

1 May 2019

Maruti Suzuki India introduced powerful 1.5-litre DDIS 225 Diesel Engine with 6-speed manual tran...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki reveals new Carry in Indonesia

26 April 2019

Suzuki revealed a global truck, the all-new Carry in Indonesia. In 1976, Suzuki started export...



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