Suzuki http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53649/more en Malaysia’s May Sales Dip; Proton, Suzuki Do R&D Deal http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/malaysia-s-may-sales-dip-proton-suzuki-do-rd-deal <div class="node-body article-body">The May result saw new-car sales drop 8.0% to 45,874 units for a 5-month total down 3.7% at 235,838. The much smaller commercial-vehicle segment fell 11.5% to 5,380 units for a year-to-date total off 2.7% at 28,909.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/malaysia-s-may-sales-dip-proton-suzuki-do-rd-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/malaysia-s-may-sales-dip-proton-suzuki-do-rd-deal#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Japan Malaysia Perodua Proton Suzuki Politics Globalization Product Development Production Sales Results Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:16:00 +0000 1302951 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Grand Vitara stablemate could result from Suzuki-Perodua partnership.</strong></p> Jatco Grows Global Presence as CVT Standard Bearer http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/jatco-grows-global-presence-cvt-standard-bearer <div class="node-body article-body">Jatco and rival Aisin AW both look to grow their customer bases, Jatco will concentrate its major facilities investments in China and the U.S. over the next five years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/jatco-grows-global-presence-cvt-standard-bearer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/jatco-grows-global-presence-cvt-standard-bearer#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology North America Europe - Regional China India U.S. Japan Aisin Maruti Mitsubishi Nissan Suppliers Suzuki Automatic Continuously Variable (CVT) Electric Vehicles Global Sources Globalization Hybrid Vehicles OE-Supplier Relations Product Development Production Transmission Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:11:00 +0000 1297331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Manufacturer&rsquo;s exhibit at Automotive Engineering Exposition 2015 featured model CVT.</strong></p> Study Shows Japan’s Automakers Rule Asian Markets http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/study-shows-japan-s-automakers-rule-asian-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Fourin reports Japanese automakers claimed a 54% share of Asian markets excluding China and Japan, followed by Korean, European and U.S. nameplates at 20%, 6.5% and 5.5%, respectively.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/study-shows-japan-s-automakers-rule-asian-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/study-shows-japan-s-automakers-rule-asian-markets#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific China India Indonesia Japan Malaysia Pakistan Philippines Singapore South Korea Taiwan Thailand Vietnam Hyundai Maruti Suzuki Toyota Sales Results Thu, 07 May 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1273631 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Suzuki, also-ran at home, dominates Indian market.</strong></p> March LV Sales Reflect Robust New Zealand Economy http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/march-lv-sales-reflect-robust-new-zealand-economy <div class="node-body article-body">Suzuki Swift makes run at No.1 Corolla for new-car sales title.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/march-lv-sales-reflect-robust-new-zealand-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/march-lv-sales-reflect-robust-new-zealand-economy#comments Premium Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific New Zealand Ford Holden Suzuki Toyota Sales Results Tue, 07 Apr 2015 09:04:00 +0000 1254201 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Suzuki Swift makes run at No.1 Corolla for new-car sales title.</strong></p> Yen Falls But Japanese Automakers’ Profits Rise http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/yen-falls-japanese-automakers-profits-rise <div class="node-body article-body">Years of deep cost-cutting, consolidating platforms, expanding production outside Japan and sharp focus on product planning have lifted the companies out of the depths of the recession triggered in 2008, industry analyst Chris Richter says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/yen-falls-japanese-automakers-profits-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/asia-pacific/yen-falls-japanese-automakers-profits-rise#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Asia Pacific Japan Daihatsu Honda Mazda Mitsubishi Nissan Subaru Suzuki Toyota Finance Restructuring Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:17:00 +0000 1246281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Global top seller Corolla helps lift Toyota to record earnings.</strong></p> Maruti Suzuki Stands Down as Suzuki Targets India http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/maruti-suzuki-stands-down-suzuki-targets-india <div class="node-body article-body">Maruti Suzuki’s chairman says the Japanese automaker finds the India project attractive because it has plenty of surplus funds and interest rates in Japan are low.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/maruti-suzuki-stands-down-suzuki-targets-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/maruti-suzuki-stands-down-suzuki-targets-india#comments Premium Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Politics Asia Pacific India Maruti Suzuki Capacity Utilization Restructuring Trade Vehicle Assembly Fri, 20 Mar 2015 09:30:00 +0000 1244601 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Suzuki wants into Indian market dominated by Maruti Suzuki JV.</strong></p> 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>