Maruti Suzuki sees increase in first-time buyers and additional purchase

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The percentage of first-time buyers and additional vehicle buying have boosted in the midst of the coronavirus crisis as customers prefer personal mobility over public transport, a senior official of Maruti Suzuki India said. The company also believes that while auto sales have increased in July, the outlook for the festive season will depend on how the coronavirus […]

Maruti Suzuki production declined by 97.5% in May 2020 due to COVID-19

New Maruti Suzuki Swift images

The government and automakers had enforced shutdowns of factories to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. This has led a huge impact on Indian’s largest automaker, Maruti Suzuki, who reported a decline of 97.5 percent in production at 3714 units in May 2020. The company had manufactured 151,188 units during the same period in 2019, […]

Suzuki partners with AgVA to make 10,000 ventilators per month in India

Maruti Suzuki in India

Maruti Suzuki on Saturday has announced that it is collaborating with the Indian manufacturer AgVA Healthcare to create ventilators, face masks and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kit to fight the spread of the coronavirus. The automaker has stated that it intends to rapidly increase the production of ventilators, up to 10,000 units monthly, which would be helpful for the health sector […]

Suzuki extends Gujarat plant shutdown till 31st March due to coronavirus

New Maruti Suzuki Swift images

Suzuki Motor Gujarat Private Ltd on Tuesday stated Maruti Suzuki has decided to extend its plant shutdown till 31st March because of coronavirus. Previously, the shutdown was till 25th March 2020. Maruti Suzuki informed BSE about the extension in duration of closure of the Suzuki Gujarat Plant. SMG manufactures vehicles on a contract basis for Maruti Suzuki India. It currently […]

Jeep, Suzuki models found to have broken EU emissions regulations

2016 Jeep Cherokee overland two

Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep Grand Cherokee and Suzuki’s Vitara diesel models both breach emissions rules and must be fixed or be subjected to the ban on sales across Europe, the Dutch road authority ruled on Thursday. The RDW authority, acting as the reference regulator throughout the European Union, stated Jeep had developed a software repair and […]

Mazda, Suzuki and Yamaha apologize for improper auto tests

Mazda, Suzuki, Yamaha

Mazda Motor, Suzuki Motor and Yamaha Motor improperly conducted tests on vehicles for fuel economy and emissions, the Japanese government stated on Thursday, providing fresh cases of compliance failures by automakers. The results came to light following the government’s order to the automakers to check their operations after revelations of improper testing at Subaru and […]

Mazda, Suzuki, Yamaha submit reports to Japan’s transport ministry

Mazda, Suzuki, Yamaha

Mazda Motor Corp, Suzuki Motor Corp and Yamaha Motor have submitted reports to the transport ministry of Japan that they conducted improper fuel economy and emissions tests on their automobiles, the ministry stated on Thursday. The findings were the outcome of internal investigations ordered at Japanese automakers by the ministry following improper testing at Subaru […]

Jeep, Suzuki may have violated emissions rules, says Dutch watchdog RDW

2015 Suzuki Vitara

Dutch prosecutors stated on Monday they will examine possible misuse of car emissions software by Suzuki and Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep. They were reacting after the Dutch road authority (RDW) discovered that the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Suzuki Vitara models produced unacceptably huge levels of toxic emissions during road tests. The RDW stated that there are […]

Maruti Suzuki Wants to Sell 300,000 Automatic Cars Annually by 2020

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India’s biggest automaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) is targeting to sell 300,000 units of cars geared up with various automatic transmission innovations by 2020. The automaker presently sells about 94,000 units per year of automobiles with AGS (automatic gear shift), AT (automated) and CVT (constantly variable transmission). It is depending on the more cost effective […]

Third Quarter Profit Calculation Of Suzuki Has Exceeded The Forecasted Value, Aims For Better

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On Monday, Suzuki Motor, one of the leading manufacturer in automobile industry has reported that in spite of the expected operating profit value in the third quarter of the year, they yielded higher profit which has the possibility of leading to better margin, whereas the sales volume is strongly maintained in the biggest market, India. […]