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Suzuki - what's coming next and when

20 October 2020

It wasn't a great first half of the year for Suzuki Motor Corporation and Maruti Suzuki alike, Japan and India having been hit very hard by the Coronavirus crisis. Still, not being a major brand in Europe and tiny in both China and the Americas at least means that SMC didn't suffer too badly outside its two big markets. Now, growth is resuming and new models are starting to appear.


2020 India Auto Expo - the world debuts

5 February 2020

The following vehicles were world premieres at the New Delhi Auto Expo.


ANALYSIS - Suzuki Ignis mild hybrid

5 February 2020

All diesels have been dropped, the Jimny is headed the same way and Toyota is being called upon to supply rebadged hybrid models: Euro 6d means it's a time of major change for Suzuki in Europe. An exception is the Ignis, which, thanks to mild hybrid tech, not only has a low CO2 average, but remains one of the brand's most engaging models.


VW EV SOP, Callum, JLR innovation and an Ocean - the week

8 November 2019

News that Volkswagen had begun what it termed its "system changeover to e-mobility" by celebrating the start of ID.3 production in Zwickau with an events attended by German chancellor Angela Merkel and, of course, group CEO Herbert Diess was the most-read article on just-auto this week.

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 sells highest-ever factory-fitted S-CNG vehicles in FY2020-21

15 April 2021

With an endeavour to offer customers environment-friendly, safe and fuel efficient vehicles, Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold over 1.57 lakh factory-fitted S-CNG vehicles in FY2020-21. This is the highest-ever S-CNG car sales by the Company. Maruti...


Suzuki returns to Malaysia with Naza group

7 April 2021

Suzuki Motor Corporation has signed a new distribution agreement with Malaysia's Naza Group after an absence of almost six years from this market, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales in March 2021 and FY 2020-21

6 April 2021

Maruti Suzuki India Limited posted total sales of 167,014 units in March 2021, consisting of domestic sales (Passenger Vehicle and Light Commercial Vehicle) of 149,518 units, sales to other OEMs of 5,899 units and exports of 11,597 units. MSIL domestic...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki reports sales in February 2021

2 March 2021

Maruti Suzuki India Limited posted total sales of 164,469 units in February 2021. This is a growth of 11.8% over February 2020. Total sales in the month include domestic sales of 147,483 units, sales to other OEMs 5,500 units and exports of 11,486 units.


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki exports cross 2 million vehicles from India

2 March 2021

Maruti Suzuki India Limited announced accomplishment of two million vehicle exports from India. A true symbol of Government of India’s flagship Make-in-India initiative, a batch of Maruti Suzuki products comprising S-Presso, Swift and Vitara Brezza...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki launches all-new Swift 2021

25 February 2021

Maruti Suzuki launched the all-new Swift 2021, engineered to further excite the customer with an advanced powertrain, appealing dual tone exterior and new exciting features. Taking the glorious legacy of Maruti Suzuki Swift forward, the all-new Swift 2021...


Suzuki chief to step down after 40 years

24 February 2021

Osamu Suzuki, the 91 year old chairman of Suzuki Motor, is to step down after heading the carmaker for over 40 years and turning it into one of the world's largest producers of compact cars, a Japanese media report said.


Suzuki suspends operations in Myanmar after coup

2 February 2021

Suzuki Motor has suspended operations at its two vehicle assembly plants in Myanmar since Monday due to safety concerns following the military coup that took place over the weekend.


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki reports sales in January 2021

1 February 2021

Maruti Suzuki India Limited posted total sales of 160,752 units in January 2021. This is a growth of 4.3% over January 2020. Total sales in the month include domestic sales of 142,604 units, sales to other OEMs 5,703 units and exports of 12,445 units.


just-auto Plus only Toyota Kirloskar Motor registers 92% growth in domestic sales in January 2021

1 February 2021

Toyota Kirloskar Motor announced that the company sold a total of 11,126 units in the month of January 2021, thereby clocking a growth of 92% in domestic sales, when compared to its wholesales in the month of January 2020.  For reference, TKM had sold...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki commences production and export of Jimny from India

20 January 2021

Maruti Suzuki India Limited commenced export of Suzuki’s celebrated compact off-roader Jimny from India. The first shipment of 184 units left from Mundra port to Latin American countries such as Columbia and Peru. The iconic three-door Suzuki Jimny...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki Subscribe expands range to include popular WagonR, Ignis and S-Cross

7 January 2021

After the successful launch of Maruti Suzuki Subscribe in major cities like Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, Chennai and Ahmedabad, the Company has added additional models like S-Cross, Ignis and WagonR under the existing Maruti Suzuki Subscribe...


Hitachi supplying Suzuki stereo camera

18 December 2020

Hitachi Automotive Systems said its stereo camera, with lane keep assist and night time pedestrian detection features, is used by Suzuki Motor Corporation for their XBEE, a mini passenger vehicle with enhanced safety features launched in October 2020.


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales in November 2020

2 December 2020

Maruti Suzuki India Limited posted total sales of 153,223 units in November 2020. This is a growth of 1.7% over November 2019. Total sales include domestic sales of 138,956 units and 5,263 units for other OEMs. In addition, the Company exported 9,004...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki announces October 2020 automobile production, sales, and export figures

30 November 2020

Suzuki has announced October 2020 automobile production, sales, and export figures. Production Global production: Marked the record-high production for October owing to increase in Japan and India. Japan production: Increased year-on-year...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki Subscribe expands to Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar

25 November 2020

After the successful launch of Maruti Suzuki Subscribe in major cities like Delhi-NCR, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Pune, the Company has now expanded and launched ‘Subscribe’ in four more cities – Mumbai (including Navi Mumbai and Thane),...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki S-Presso rated zero in Global NCAP crash tests

12 November 2020

The Maruti Suzuki S-Presso has achieved a "disappointing" zero star rating in Global NCAP’s new round of #SaferCarsForIndia crash tests. The three models rated in the latest phase of testing were the Maruti Suzuki S-Presso, Hyundai Grand i10...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki to proactively recall 40,453 units of Eeco

6 November 2020

Maruti Suzuki India Limited today proactively announced to voluntarily undertake a recall for Eeco vehicles manufactured between November 4th 2019 and February 25th 2020, and few Eeco vehicles in which headlamp has been replaced in the field. The Company...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki announces financial results for FY2020 and second quarter 2020

5 November 2020

Suzuki has announced financial results for FY2020 and second quarter (April to September 2020). 1. Outline of Financial Results for FY2020 Second Quarter Consolidated net sales for FY2020 second quarter (April to September 2020) decreased by ¥485.2...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki announces financial results for Q2 and H1 FY 2020-21

30 October 2020

The Board of Directors of Maruti Suzuki India Limited today approved the financial results for the period July-September 2020 (Quarter 2) and April-September 2020-21. This performance in this financial year has been affected by the unforeseen COVID-19...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki's Gujarat plant in India achieves accumulated automobile production of one million units

23 October 2020

Suzuki Motor Gujarat Private Limited (SMG), a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation for the production of automobiles in India, has achieved accumulated automobile production of 1 million units on 21 October 2020. SMG becomes the fastest production site of...


Suzuki Europe introduces Toyota RAV4-based PHEV

21 October 2020

Suzuki will launch its Across 4WD petrol PHEV SUV in Autumn 2020, the first model supplied by Toyota on an OEM basis as part of a model sharing deal announced in March 2019. UK sales of RHD variants are set to start in November 2020 and will be followed soon by a second model, the Swace, based on the UK made Corolla Estate Hybrid.


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki teams with ORIX to launch ‘Subscribe’ for Hyderabad & Pune customers

21 October 2020

Close on the heels of launching Maruti Suzuki Subscribe in Delhi-NCR and Bangalore, Maruti Suzuki Subscribe with white number plate (registered in the name of customer) now comes to Hyderabad and Pune. In partnership with ORIX Auto Infrastructure Services...


Suzuki chooses Hitachi stereo camera

5 October 2020

Hitachi Automotive Systems said its stereo camera, with night time pedestrian detection features, has been adopted by Suzuki for their Spacia series of mini passenger vehicles launched in August 2020 with enhanced safety features.


just-auto Plus only Suzuki introduces new Swace in Europe

16 September 2020

Suzuki has launched the new Swace, a stylish and versatile Estate Car with an athletic design, smooth and stable riding comfort, and advanced hybrid performance. The Swace is the second vehicle to be supplied to Suzuki by Toyota Motor Corporation under a...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki introduces Jimny light commercial vehicle in Europe

9 September 2020

Suzuki Europe has introduced a new two seat, light commercial version of its small and lightweight off roader, the Jimny. The passenger version was launched in 2018. The commercial variant has a large luggage compartment with a flat floor and safety...


Maruti Suzuki launches subscription service

1 September 2020

In a move to offer easy and flexible car ownership to customers, Maruti Suzuki announced the launch of its subscription programme - Maruti Suzuki Subscribe for individuals.


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki partners with IIM-Bangalore to incubate startups

21 August 2020

Maruti Suzuki India Limited today announced its partnership with Nadathur S. Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL), the startup hub and incubation centre at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB). This partnership will help...


UPDATED - Daily automotive coronavirus briefing FREE TO READ

19 August 2020

A daily update of news and views on the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis and its impact on the automotive sector


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales in July 2020

4 August 2020

Maruti Suzuki India Limited posted total sales of 108,064 units in July 2020. This is a growth of 88.2% over June 2020 and a fall of 1.1% over July 2019. This includes domestic sales of 100,000 units and 1,307 units for other OEMs in the domestic market. In...

Suzuki news

just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sells highest-ever factory-fitted S-CNG vehicles in FY2020-21

15 April 2021

With an endeavour to offer customers environment-friendly, safe and fuel efficient vehicles, Maru...


Suzuki returns to Malaysia with Naza group

7 April 2021

Suzuki Motor Corporation has signed a new distribution agreement with Malaysia's Naza Group a...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales in March 2021 and FY 2020-21

6 April 2021

Maruti Suzuki India Limited posted total sales of 167,014 units in March 2021, consisting of dome...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki reports sales in February 2021

2 March 2021

Maruti Suzuki India Limited posted total sales of 164,469 units in February 2021. This is a gr...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki exports cross 2 million vehicles from India

2 March 2021

Maruti Suzuki India Limited announced accomplishment of two million vehicle exports from India....


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki launches all-new Swift 2021

25 February 2021

Maruti Suzuki launched the all-new Swift 2021, engineered to further excite the customer with an...



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