Suzuki http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53649/more en Suzuki U.K. Pulls Out Stops on Celerio Brake Fix http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/suzuki-uk-pulls-out-stops-celerio-brake-fix <div class="node-body article-body">After Autocar magazine reported the failure of its emergency-braking test from high speed, Suzuki issued a safety recall, saying the problem was a flaw in the brake-pedal release mechanism. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/suzuki-uk-pulls-out-stops-celerio-brake-fix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/suzuki-uk-pulls-out-stops-celerio-brake-fix#comments Premium Auto Makers Dealers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Australia United Kingdom Suzuki Retail Sales & Marketing Brakes Safety Vehicles in Operation Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:04:00 +0000 1232601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Suzuki resumes Celerio shipments to dealers.</strong></p> Brake Failures Force Suzuki Global Recall http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/brake-failures-force-suzuki-global-recall <div class="node-body article-body">Tests by two U.K. magazines brought the defect to light in the new Thai-built Celerio small car. Only right-hand-drive models are affected by the recall so far.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/brake-failures-force-suzuki-global-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/brake-failures-force-suzuki-global-recall#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Australia Thailand United Kingdom Suzuki Brakes Safety Fri, 06 Feb 2015 10:12:00 +0000 1218821 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>About 100 Celerios believed to be in hands of U.K. motorists.</strong></p> Japanese Automakers’ 2014 Production Best on Record http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/japanese-automakers-2014-production-best-record <div class="node-body article-body">The major automakers’ shares of overseas production ranged from 21.7% by Fuji (Subaru) to 80.5% by Nissan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/japanese-automakers-2014-production-best-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/japanese-automakers-2014-production-best-record#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Japan Daihatsu Honda Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Subaru Suzuki Toyota Production Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:31:00 +0000 1216871 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Aqua top-selling model in global leader Toyota&rsquo;s home market.</strong></p> Weak Yen Fuels Strong Year for Japanese Automakers http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/weak-yen-fuels-strong-year-japanese-automakers <div class="node-body article-body">Domestic sales fell after the national consumption tax was increased April 1, but the decline was offset by brisk demand in North America and the effects of the weaker yen against the dollar, among other pluses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/weak-yen-fuels-strong-year-japanese-automakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/weak-yen-fuels-strong-year-japanese-automakers#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Europe North America Asia Pacific - Regional Europe - Regional North America - Regional Japan Daihatsu Honda Mitsubishi Nissan Subaru Suzuki Toyota Finance Production Sales Results Vehicle Assembly Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:03:00 +0000 1185041 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Rogue helps power Nissan&rsquo;s bullish sales forecast.</strong></p> Suzuki Aiming to Shed Bit Player’s Role in Spain http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/suzuki-aiming-shed-bit-player-s-role-spain <div class="node-body article-body">Suzuki will finish the year with about 2,700 deliveries, down 88% from its high-water mark of 22,051 in 2007, but the automaker’s Spanish sales chief expects nothing less than a near-50% sales surge in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/suzuki-aiming-shed-bit-player-s-role-spain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/suzuki-aiming-shed-bit-player-s-role-spain#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Sales & Marketing Europe Spain Suzuki Incentives Product Development Sales Results Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:04:00 +0000 1176681 at http://wardsauto.com <p>Fourth-generation Vitara to spearhead new-product push.</p> European Auto Sales Up 6.1% in October, 6.5% on Year http://wardsauto.com/europe/european-auto-sales-61-october-65-year <div class="node-body article-body">Every group but General Motors and Honda has sold more cars this year than last year at the same time, and in October only GM, Honda and Suzuki were down.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/european-auto-sales-61-october-65-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/european-auto-sales-61-october-65-year#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Europe - Regional General Motors Honda Mitsubishi Renault Suzuki Sales Results Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:30:00 +0000 1162391 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Mitsubishi spearheads Japanese penetration of European market.</strong></p> Number-Plate Update Boosts U.K. Car-Sales Numbers http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/number-plate-update-boosts-uk-car-sales-numbers <div class="node-body article-body">September is a key month for the industry with the biannual number-plate update. September and March, the months of the plate change, together account for one-third of a year’s sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/number-plate-update-boosts-uk-car-sales-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/number-plate-update-boosts-uk-car-sales-numbers#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe United Kingdom Ford Kia Nissan Renault Suzuki Sales Results Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:41:00 +0000 1131411 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Leaf jolts U.K., European markets with best-ever September result.</strong></p> Suzuki Vitara Headed for Paris Debut http://wardsauto.com/europe/suzuki-vitara-headed-paris-debut <div class="field-deck"> 2014 Paris Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ’15 model grows some in size and adds a little styling panache to better take on segment entries from Jeep, Fiat, Ford, Nissan and Opel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/suzuki-vitara-headed-paris-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/suzuki-vitara-headed-paris-debut#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology France Suzuki 2014 Paris Auto Show Vehicles & Technology Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:52:00 +0000 1099801 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New Vitara said to rely heavily on lightweight aluminum for platform.</strong></p> Suzuki Faces Shareholder Pushback Over India Venture http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/suzuki-faces-shareholder-pushback-over-india-venture <div class="node-body article-body">Maruti Suzuki is campaigning to convince global and local investors of the benefits of parent Suzuki’s wholly owned India operation. But some Maruti Suzuki shareholders oppose the plan and regulators have questioned its legality.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/suzuki-faces-shareholder-pushback-over-india-venture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/suzuki-faces-shareholder-pushback-over-india-venture#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Politics Asia Pacific India Maruti Suzuki Finance Restructuring Trade Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:03:00 +0000 1044701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Suzuki product plans&rsquo; effects on Ritz, other Maruti Suzuki models unclear.</strong></p> Army Coup Not Sidetracking Thailand Eco-Car Project http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/army-coup-not-sidetracking-thailand-eco-car-project <div class="node-body article-body">The government likely will approve details of investment plans by the 10 automakers signed up for the second phase of the eco-car scheme sometime this year. The 10 projects are set to produce 1.58 million eco-cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/army-coup-not-sidetracking-thailand-eco-car-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/army-coup-not-sidetracking-thailand-eco-car-project#comments Premium Auto Makers Plants & Production Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Thailand Honda Nissan Suzuki Sales & Marketing Emissions Fuel Economy Vehicle Assembly eco-car Fri, 20 Jun 2014 19:45:00 +0000 1043901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>City accounts for half of No.3-seller Honda volume in Thailand.</strong></p>