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Paris motor show world debuts list - Peugeot e-Legend concept

20 September 2018

Peugeot will be returning to the past at the Paris motor show but with a twist: the e-Legend concept looks like a new take on the 504 Coupé but is autonomous, electric and has four-wheel drive.


Interior design and technology – Suzuki SX4 S-Cross

9 July 2018

The Suzuki SX4, a compact crossover developed jointly by Suzuki and Fiat, was launched in 2006. At the 2012 Paris motor show, Suzuki unveiled its S-Cross concept and broadcast that it would be a new model, not a replacement for the SX4. Six months later the SX4 S-Cross, loosely based on the S-Cross concept, appeared at the Geneva motor show and received a facelift in 2016. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we peer inside this small SUV to see what makes it shine in a crowded market.


Interior design and technology – Suzuki Ignis

10 May 2018

When the funky Suzuki Ignis debuted at the 2016 Paris motor show, opinions were mixed. But there can be no denying that this lightweight, compact crossover has a distinctive character. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside this quirky gem.


China steals a march on rivals in growing Iranian industry

27 April 2018

Since the lifting of sanctions on Iran in early 2016 the country’s automotive industry has recovered significantly with latest figures compiled by QUBE, just-auto’s research portal, showing that light vehicle production increased by 13.6% in the Iranian year 1396 (equivalent to 21st March 2017-20th March 2018) to 1.51 million units. This is just shy of the country’s all-time record of just over 1.6 million recorded in 1390. 

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


Suzuki Jimny scores low in latest Euro NCAP tests

19 September 2018

Euro NCAP releases the safety ratings of four new cars today. Both the Audi A6 and the VW Touareg achieve a maximum five- star rating, the Ford Tourneo Connect achieves a solid four- star rating and the new Suzuki Jimny scores three stars.


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki increases Baleno production in India

13 September 2018

With a core focus to enhance customer experience, Maruti Suzuki India has increased production of its blockbuster model Baleno. This will help to delight customers by reducing the waiting period for Baleno. Launched in October 2015, Baleno is one of the top...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki begins fleet testing of EVs in India

10 September 2018

Working towards its commitment to bring Electric Vehicle in India by 2020, Maruti Suzuki commences a nation-wide fleet testing of Electric Vehicles. Testing of these Electric Vehicles will help to gather critical inputs based on customer perspectives. This...


Suzuki hands China over to local partner

4 September 2018

Suzuki appears headed for the emergency exit door from China after announcing today (4 September) it was pulling out of a second local joint venture.


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sales drop 3.4% in August 2018

3 September 2018

Maruti Suzuki India sold a total of 158,189 units in August 2018. This includes 147,700 units in domestic market and 10,489 units of exports. The Company had sold a total of 163,701 units in August 2017. Sales during the month were adversely affected due to...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 60,464 vehicles in July 2018

30 August 2018

Suzuki July 2018 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: July 2018 - 90,507 units; YoY - 117.0%; YoY trends - Up for the third consecutive month; YTD 2018 - 588,482 units; YoY...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki launches new smart hybrid Ciaz in India

21 August 2018

Maruti Suzuki India launched its premium sedan Ciaz, in a brand new avatar. The new Ciaz is now offered with the revolutionary new 1.5 litre K15 petrol engine. The next generation smart hybrid with Lithium-ion battery makes its maiden appearance in the new...


More automakers caught cheating on Japanese tests

9 August 2018

Mazda has been implicated for the first time in a series of emissions testing scandals at Japanese automakers, while Suzuki was one of the first companies found to have falsified data, a Japanese newspaper reported.


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India introduces AGS technology in new Swift

9 August 2018

Maruti Suzuki India announced the introduction of Auto Gear Shift (AGS) option in top-end ZXi+ and ZDi+ variants of its best-seller – all-new Swift. Maruti Suzuki had launched the third generation of its iconic and blockbuster brand – Swift at...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki sales increase 13.6% to JPY118.2bn in Q1 2018

3 August 2018

Suzuki reports financial results for FY2018 first quarter (April 2018 to June 2018) Outline of the financial results for FY2018 First Quarter The consolidated net sales of this first quarter (April 2018 to June 2018) increased by JPY118.2bn...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sells 164,369 units in July 2018

2 August 2018

Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 164,369 units in July 2018. This includes 154,150 units in domestic market and 10,219 units of exports. The Company had sold a total of 165,346 units in July 2017. Domestic sales growth in July 2018 may be seen in...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 63,367 vehicles in June 2018

27 July 2018

Suzuki June 2018 Automobile production, Japan Sales, and export figures (Preliminary) Production Japan production: June 2018 - 88,138 units; YoY - 108.7%; YoY trends - Up for the second consecutive month; YTD 2018 - 497,975 units; YoY - 98.9% Overseas...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India Q1 FY 2018-19 sales surge 24.3%

27 July 2018

The Board of Directors of Maruti Suzuki India approved the financial results for the period April-June, FY 2018-19 (Quarter 1). Highlights: Quarter 1 (April-June FY 2018-19) The Company sold a total of 490,479 vehicles during the quarter, a growth of 24.3%...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India recalls two models over faulty airbag controller unit

25 July 2018

Maruti Suzuki India will proactively and voluntarily undertake a recall for new Swift and new Dzire models to inspect for a possible fault in the Airbag Controller Unit. 1,279 vehicles (566 new Swift and 713 new Dzire) manufactured between 7 May 2018 and 5...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India introduces Suzuki Connect, advanced telematics solution

25 July 2018

Maruti Suzuki announced the launch of its advanced telematics solution Suzuki Connect for its Nexa customers. Suzuki Connect aims to enhance user convenience and experience through advanced technology for emergency alerts, vehicle tracking, live vehicle...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India surpasses 20m vehicle production since 1983

24 July 2018

Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) announced that it has crossed production of 20m vehicles in India at its Gurugram and Manesar facilities. The distinctive feat, achieved first time by a car maker in the country, has been attained in 34 years and 6 months since start...


Toyoda Gosei establishes new engineering and sales office in Gurgaon, India

13 July 2018

Toyoda Gosei has established the Gurgaon Office (engineering, sales) of Toyoda Gosei Minda India (TGMIN), a subsidiary in India, to increase sales in the rapidly growing market.


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza surpasses 300,000 sales in India since launch

4 July 2018

Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) announced that its blockbuster SUV Vitara Brezza has crossed 300,000 units of sales since its launch in March 2016. A distinctive feat in the Indian automobile industry, Vitara Brezza has achieved the fastest  300,000 units...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sales surge 36.3% in June 2018

2 July 2018

Maruti Suzuki India sold a total of 144,981 units in June 2018, growing 36.3% over the same period last fiscal. This includes 135,662 units in the domestic market and 9319 units of exports. The company had sold a total of 106,394 units in June 2017. Quarter...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 54,089 vehicles in May 2018

28 June 2018

Suzuki reports automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) for May 2018 Production Japan production: May 2018 - 76,159 units; YoY - 107.6%; YoY trends - Up for the first time in four months; YTD 2018 - 409,837 units; YoY -...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sales up 19.9% in May 2018

5 June 2018

Maruti Suzuki India, leader in passenger vehicles, sold a total of 172,512 units in May 2018. This includes 163,200 units in domestic market and 9,312 units of exports. The Company had sold a total of 136,962 units in May 2017. The sales figures for May...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki builds 20m cars in India since 1983

5 June 2018

Suzuki Motor Corporation has achieved accumulated automobile production of 20m units in India. India becomes the second country after Japan in which Suzuki has reached this milestone, and the fastest country to reach 20m units in just 34 years and 5 months...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sells over 300,000 AGS fitted cars in India

1 June 2018

Maruti Suzuki India has crossed the mark of 300,000 cumulative sale of cars with the acclaimed Auto Gear Shift (AGS) technology. With the AGS becoming popular among the customers, Maruti Suzuki aims to achieve the feat of over 200,000-car sales in the current...


just-auto Plus only JNCAP scores Suzuki Swift five stars and ASV++ rating

1 June 2018

Suzuki Motor Corporation’s Swift equipped with Dual Sensor Brake Support (DSBS) has earned maximum rank of five stars in Collision Safety Performance Assessment from the FY2017 Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) in Japan. Plus, the Swift equipped...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 56,029 units in April 2018

30 May 2018

Suzuki April 2018 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: April 2018 - 79,648 units; YoY - 98.3%; YoY Trends - Down for the third consecutive month; YTD 2018 - 333,678 units; YoY -...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sales up 14.4% in April 2018

1 May 2018

Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold 172,986 units in April 2018. This includes 164,978 units in the domestic market and 8,008 units in exports. The Company had sold a total of 151,215 units in April 2017. The sales figures for April 2018 are given...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India FY operating profit up 20%

30 April 2018

The Board of Directors of Maruti Suzuki India approved the financial results for the period Jan-Mar 2018 (Quarter 4) and April-March 2017-18 (full year). Highlights: Quarter 4 (January-March) 2017-18 The company sold a total of 461,773 vehicles during...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 83,896 units in March 2018

27 April 2018

Suzuki announces March 2018 and Fiscal 2017 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) March 2018 Japan production: March 2018 - 91,359 units; YoY - 94.8%; YoY trends - Down for the second consecutive month; YTD 2018 -...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sales surge 29.6% in FY 2017-18

19 April 2018

Maruti Suzuki India attained leadership position in utility vehicles sales in the domestic market in 2017-18, with over 27.5% market share. Riding on the success of models like Vitara Brezza, Ertiga and S-Cross, Maruti Suzuki’s sale of utility...


Suzuki India begins export of models built at Gujarat plant

10 April 2018

Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) has started export of Swift models produced at Suzuki Motor Gujarat, its 100% owned manufacturing subsidiary separate from the Maruti joint venture.

Suzuki news

Paris motor show world debuts list - Peugeot e-Legend concept

20 September 2018

Peugeot will be returning to the past at the Paris motor show but with a twist: the e-Legend conc...


Suzuki Jimny scores low in latest Euro NCAP tests

19 September 2018

Euro NCAP has announced safety ratings of four new cars today. Both the Audi A6 and the VW Tou...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki increases Baleno production in India

13 September 2018

With a core focus to enhance customer experience, Maruti Suzuki India has increased production of...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki begins fleet testing of EVs in India

10 September 2018

Working towards its commitment to bring Electric Vehicle in India by 2020, Maruti Suzuki commence...


Suzuki hands China over to local partner

4 September 2018

Suzuki appears headed for the emergency exit door from China after announcing today (4 September)...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sales drop 3.4% in August 2018

3 September 2018

Maruti Suzuki India sold a total of 158,189 units in August 2018. This includes 147,700 units in...



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