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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 converts 70% of petrol car portfolio into BS6

21 August 2019

Maruti Suzuki India announced that it has received enthusiastic response, from its customers, for the BS6 range of vehicles. The BS6 models offered by the Company currently constitute around 70% of the total petrol vehicles sold. Continuing with its...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki XL6 MPV bookings begin at NEXA showrooms

12 August 2019

XL6, the premium MPV from Maruti Suzuki will soon drive into NEXA showrooms across the country. Powered by the BSVI compliant K15 petrol engine with the company’s renowned progressive Smart Hybrid technology, the XL6 will be offered across two variant...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki Ertiga gets BSVI-compliant petrol engine

9 August 2019

Maruti Suzuki India announced the sixth car from its portfolio – the urban MPV Ertiga – is BSVI compliant. The BSVI Next Gen Ertiga petrol comes nearly seven months before the implementation date of BSVI regulations. With the introduction of BSVI...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki reports JPY907.5bn sales – down 8.1% in Q1 FY2019

6 August 2019

Suzuki announces financial results for FY2019 first quarter (April 2019 to June 2019). Decreased net sales and income owing to impact of decrease in Japan production due to restructuring of final inspection structure, as well as slowdown in Indian automobile...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sales slump 33.5% in July 2019

2 August 2019

Maruti Suzuki India sold a total of 109,264 units in July 2019. This includes 98,210 units in domestic market, 1,796 units of domestic OEM sales and 9,258 units of exports. The sales figures for July 2019 are given below: A:Mini - Alto, Old WagonR:...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 54,217 vehicles in June 2019

30 July 2019

Suzuki June 2019 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: June 2019 - 72,165 units; YoY - 81.9%; YoY trends - Down for the second consecutive month; YTD 2019 - 477,729 units; YoY -...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki sales plunge 17.9% in Q1 FY2019-2020

29 July 2019

The Board of Directors of Maruti Suzuki India approved the financial results for the period April-June, FY 2019-20 (Quarter 1). Highlights: Quarter 1 (April-June) FY 2019-20 The Company sold a total of 402,594 vehicles during the quarter, lower by 17.9%...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki Ertiga surpasses 61,000 sales since launch

29 July 2019

Maruti Suzuki India announced sale of over 61,000 units of Next Gen Ertiga, since its launch in November 2018. This is 60% growth compared to the same months in the previous year. Surge in sales of Maruti Suzuki’s Next Gen Ertiga has helped the urban MPV...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki NEXA completes four successful years in India

24 July 2019

Maruti Suzuki India announces that its premium retail channel NEXA has completed four years and has emerged as the fastest growing automobile retail channel with close to one million delighted customers. In this short span, NEXA has 363 outlets covering 206...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sells 124,708 units in June 2019

2 July 2019

Maruti Suzuki India sold a total of 124,708 units in June 2019. This includes 113,031 units in domestic market, 1,830 units of domestic OEM sales and 9,847 units of exports. Quarter I (April-June) FY 2019-20 The Company sold a total of 402,594 units in...


Monet forms partnerships with Isuzu, Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu and Mazda

1 July 2019

Monet Technologies has announced that it concluded capital and business partnership agreements with Isuzu, Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu and Mazda respectively. Isuzu, Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu and Mazda each plan to invest in Monet by August 2019 and acquire approximately 2% of its shares.


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 54,328 units in May 2019

27 June 2019

Suzuki May 2019 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: May 2019 - 73,840 units; YoY - 97.0%; YoY trends - Down for the first time in two months; YTD 2019 - 405,564 units; YoY -...


Suzuki again chooses Hitachi ADAS components

26 June 2019

Hitachi Automotive Systems said its stereo camera, which enables the detection of pedestrians at night, has been chosen by Suzuki Motor Corporation for the Every light commercial vehicle and wagon light passenger vehicle derivatives.


Maruti Suzuki joins Bank of Baroda for vehicle finance

26 June 2019

Maruti Suzuki India announced signing of ‘Preferred Financier’ MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) agreement with Bank of Baroda, one of India’s largest public sector banks.


Suzuki launches new Alto in Pakistan

19 June 2019

Pak Suzuki Motor (Pak Suzuki), a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation for production and sales of automobiles and motorcycles in Pakistan, launched the all-new Alto.


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sells 250,000 Dzire in 2018-2019

11 June 2019

Maruti Suzuki India announced brand Dzire continues to maintain pole position as India’s best-selling compact sedan for more than 10 years. It has become the preferred choice for over 1.9m customers. The Company sold over 250,000 units of Dzire in...


just-auto Plus only Global NCAP announces crash test results for three South African cars

11 June 2019

Global NCAP and the Automobile Association of South Africa launch the third round of #SaferCarsForAfrica crash test results with the welcome support of the FIA Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies. The three models tested show reasonable safety performance...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki Baleno surpasses 600,000 sales in India since launch

4 June 2019

India’s most loved premium hatchback Maruti Suzuki Baleno has emerged as the preferred choice for over 600,000 customers. Baleno achieved this feat in a record time of only 44 months. Recently, Maruti Suzuki introduced the next generation smart hybrid...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sells 134,641 units in May 2019

3 June 2019

Maruti Suzuki India Limited sold a total of 134,641 units in May 2019. This includes 123,250 units in the domestic market, 2,302 units of domestic OEM sales and 9,089 units of exports. The sales figures for May 2019 are given below: A:Mini - Alto, Old...


Maruti Suzuki breaks ground for solar power plant

30 May 2019

Maruti Suzuki India has laid the foundation stone for a 5MW solar power plant at the Gurugram facility with the site expected to be commissioned in 2019-20.


just-auto Plus only Suzuki sells 58,392 vehicles in April 2019

30 May 2019

Suzuki April 2019 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Production Japan production: April 2019 - 80,953 units; YoY - 101.60%; YoY trends - Up for the first time in three months; YTD 2019 - 331,724 units; YoY -...


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...

Suzuki news

just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki converts 70% of petrol car portfolio into BS6

21 August 2019

Maruti Suzuki India announced that it has received enthusiastic response, from its customers, for...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki XL6 MPV bookings begin at NEXA showrooms

12 August 2019

XL6, the premium MPV from Maruti Suzuki will soon drive into NEXA showrooms across the country. P...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki Ertiga gets BSVI-compliant petrol engine

9 August 2019

Maruti Suzuki India announced the sixth car from its portfolio – the urban MPV Ertiga &ndas...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki reports JPY907.5bn sales – down 8.1% in Q1 FY2019

6 August 2019

Suzuki announces financial results for FY2019 first quarter (April 2019 to June 2019). Decreased...


just-auto Plus only Maruti Suzuki India sales slump 33.5% in July 2019

2 August 2019

Maruti Suzuki India sold a total of 109,264 units in July 2019. This includes 98,210 units in dom...


just-auto Plus only Suzuki Japan sells 54,217 vehicles in June 2019

30 July 2019

Suzuki June 2019 automobile production, Japan sales, and export figures (preliminary) Producti...



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