American Suzuki Motor Corp. says the strong yen is preventing it from selling the Japan-made Swift subcompact in the U.S. American Suzuki hoped to bring the Swift to the U.S. in 2010 but, as Ward’s first reported in July 2009, backed off that plan. “We’re still studying the Swift and creating a business model that works for us, because part of the obstacle we didn’t anticipate was the yen relationship,” Steve Younan, director-marketing and product planning, tells Ward’s in a recent ...

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