First official image of the production version of Suzuki iV-4 Concept has been revealed. To be named Vitara, Suzuki will officially reveal the compact SUV at the 2014 Paris Motor Show next month – Thursday 2nd October 2014.
Indian company, Maruti Suzuki was to build a car manufacturing plant in Hansalpur, Gujarat. Later, it was revealed that not Maruti Suzuki, but Suzuki India (100% subsidiary of Suzuki, Japan), will build this plant. Some of the Maruti Suzuki investors did not agree, and now investment bankers have been hired for investor nod.
Suzuki Alivio was showcased at Beijing Motor Show earlier this year and will be displayed again at Chengdu Motor Show on August 29, 2014. It is now revealed that the India bound sedan, will be launched in China next month.
Suzuki will start road testing Karimun Wagon R with Automated Manual Transmission system next week. Trial is to determine if AMT will suit Indonesian market or not. Hence there is no word of Karimun Wagon R AMT launch yet.
July 9, 2014 was a momentous moment at Magyar Suzuki in Hungary as the 2.5 millionth car rolled off production lines. Sold to a customer in Hungary, this historic car was a 1.2 liter third generation all white Swift GL model boasting of 5 doors, manual transmission and air conditioning.
Suzuki is working on a new low cost multi-purpose vehicle slated for sale in emerging Asian markets. To launch sometime in 2015, the new low cost MPV will be positioned below the Ertiga and compete head on with Datsun Go+ and Honda Mobilio.
It is common knowledge that the Indian auto industry is in the throes of deep depression. Same is the case with Pakistan auto industry. But slowly and steadily, both of them are emerging from the slowdown and posting increase in sales.
Indonesia is one of the fastest emerging auto markets in the world today. Not only local demand is high, but car makers are setting-up Indonesia as the export hub for South East Asian markets. In the past two years, Indonesia has seen huge investments to increase car production.