CARLSBAD, CA – Suzuki Motor Corp. customers buy motorcycles, as well as outboard engines for their watercraft – which is why the Japanese auto maker needs to offer a pickup to tow the toys, officials say. “We need pickups to satisfy their needs,” Koichi Suzuki, American Suzuki Motor Corp. president-automotive operations, tells Ward’s at a recent event here. To that end, Suzuki struck a deal in June with Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. that includes a provision whereby Nissan supplies Suzuki with ...

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