Suzuki announces $1.37B electric vehicle manufacturing investment in India


Japanese company Suzuki Motor said it plans to invest $1.37 Suzuki Motor Gujarat Private plans to invest 31 billion rupees, or around $406 million, by 2024 to increase the production capacity for battery electric vehicle manufacturing. News Electric Vehicles Featured India Suzuki

Suzuki joins Automotive Grade Linux

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Suzuki is joining The Linux Foundation and Automotive Grade Linux. Suzuki is the ninth automaker to join AGL and joins Toyota and Mazda as a Platinum member. Adopting an open source approach to software development is a key part of our technology strategy and will help us to keep pace with the rapid advances happening across the auto industry. —Hisanori Takashiba, Executive General Manager of Research & Development at Suzuki Motor Corporation.

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American Suzuki restructures under Chapter 11; exiting auto market in US

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American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC), the sole distributor in the continental United States of Suzuki Motor Corporation automobiles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and marine outboard engines, will restructure under chapter 11. Suzuki will continue to have a strong presence as a sponsor of teams in supercross, outdoor motocross and road racing.

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Auto Expo 2020- Complete coverage of electric cars in a single article

Bikli Waligaadi

Complete details of all electric cars showcased at Auto Expo 2020 India Auto Expo is a big platform for all. The post Auto Expo 2020- Complete coverage of electric cars in a single article appeared first on Electric Vehicles_(India).

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Suzuki and Toyota to explore business partnership; environment, safety, and information technology

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Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) have agreed to start exploring ideas that are directed towards a business partnership. In a joint statement, the two companies said that, given the rapid change in the auto industry, the industry is required to work not only on conventional automobile R&D, but also on R&D for advanced and future technologies in the fields including environment, safety, and IT.

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Suzuki selects Hitachi Automotive’s Li-ion battery module for new Swift hybrids

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Suzuki Motor has selected Hitachi Automotive Systems’ lithium-ion battery module for the new Swift Hybrid SG and Swift Hybrid SL; the new models were launched on 12 July 2017. Suzuki’s hybrid system combines a Motor Generator Unit (MGU) with the Auto Gear Shift (AGS). The lithium-ion battery module features high performance and reliable battery cells combined into a single unit with a voltage detection substrate for detecting voltage in the battery cells.

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Suzuki EcoCharge Concept Hybrid: 2011 NY Auto Show Live Photos

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While the Kizashi Apex Concept shown at Suzuki's New York auto show stand showed off the brand's motorsports and motorcycle heritage, the Kizashi EcoCharge Concept here shows the direction for the hybrid version of the Kizashi that Suzuki has confirmed is under development.

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Suzuki Working on Stop-Start for Alto and Splash

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During his press conference at the Geneva Motor Show, Toshihiro Suzuki, Board Member and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Global Marketing for Suzuki Motor Corporation, said that the company was working on engine auto stop/start systems and variable valve timing for the Alto and Splash. With stop-start and variable valve timing, Suzuki expects to reduce that to 95 g/km. With the new engine technologies, Suzuki is targeting a reduction to 109 g/km

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Report: Suzuki To Open 3rd Plant at Manesar, India Site In 2013

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The Nikkei reports that Suzuki Motor Corp. will build a third auto assembly plant in Manesar, near New Delhi, aiming to bring the facility online as early as 2013. Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., a local subsidiary of Suzuki, in 2007 launched an assembly plant with an annual capacity of 300,000 vehicles in Manesar. Against this backdrop, Maruti Suzuki shipped a record 105,000 vehicles, including exports, in August.

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Suzuki introduces hybrid concept version of Kizashi at New York show

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American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC) unveiled a gasoline-electric concept variant of its Kizashi sedan at the company’s 2011 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) press conference. The Kizashi EcoCharge has the capability to deliver a 25% fuel economy gain. Kizashi EcoCharge. Click to enlarge.

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Report: Suzuki to build another engine plant in Indonesia, tripling its output

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The Nikkei reports that Suzuki Motor Corp. In 2011, Indonesia likely became the biggest auto market in Southeast Asia. plans to build another engine factory in Indonesia, tripling its output there to 150,000 units a year. The automaker will invest roughly ¥30 billion (US$390 million) to set up engine manufacturing operations from parts production to finished engines, by 2015, according to the report.

Suzuki To Introduce Hybrid Kizashi In N America In 2011; Hybrid System Reportedly Co-Developed with GM

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During its recent introduction of the new mid-size Kizashi sedan at the end of July, Suzuki said that it was developing a hybrid version to be added to the lineup in the future. Kizashi is slated to begin sales in North America later this year as a 2010 model; Suzuki introduced a concept Kizashi at the New York Auto Show in 2008. Suzuki and GM are developing a next-generation hybrid system that uses small but high-capacity lithium-ion batteries.

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Android Auto makes its debut with support from multiple automakers and tech companies

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Android Auto made its debut at the 2014 Google I/O annual technology conference in San Francisco as the first innovation resulting from the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA)—a coalition of tech companies and auto industry leaders launched in January by Google, NVIDIA, Audi, GM, Honda and Hyundai committed to bringing the Android platform to cars.

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Maruti Suzuki Delivers 10 SX4 Hybrids and 4 Eeco Charge Electric Concepts for Commonwealth Games

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Maruti Suzuki, India’s car market leader, recently provided 10 SX4 Hybrid and 4 Eeco Charge EV concepts for the use at the Commonwealth Games , running in Delhi 3-14 October. The SX4 Hybrid, first unveiled in January at the Auto Expo 2010 in New Delhi, is a full parallel hybrid on a sedan platform.

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Toyota to sell electric cars in China, use Suzuki EVs in India, from 2020: report

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Mostly, that shift is due to China and India—two major auto markets that call for phasing out the internal-combustion. Toyota made its future battery-electric car project public this past April after an "agonizing" decision to depart from its sole focus on a future powered by hydrogen fuel cells as its sole zero-emission vehicle technology. China India Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Tesla qualifies for hefty auto sector benefits in India, but has not applied to any: Gov’t Official


Tesla can avail of benefits under the PLI schemes for the auto sector, for making advanced chemistry cells, but the company wants concessional duties without showing any commitment to produce here,” a senior government source said to Economic Times of India.

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NEO Battery Materials to partner with A&P on mass production of silicon anode materials

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Through its dominance in product quality and management, Yongsan is a reputable vendor to Hyundai, Kia Motors, Suzuki, Geely Auto, and BYD Auto. NEO Battery Materials Ltd.

Auto Alliance urges EPA to withdraw premature Final Determination on light-duty GHG regulations, resume Midterm Evaluation process with NHTSA

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The Auto Alliance has sent a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt requesting that the US Environmental Protection Agency withdraw the Final Determination on the Appropriateness of the Model Year 2022-2025 Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards under the Midterm Evaluation which EPA announced on 13 January 2017.

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JATO Dynamics: growth slowdown in Euro auto sales in March; SUVs still lead

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The Suzuki Vitara, Fiat 500X, Mercedes GLC, Mazda CX-3 and BMW X1 were the other SUVs to gain more market share, along with the Opel/Vauxhall Karl/Viva and Astra, and the Skoda Superb. March 2016 was another positive month for European new car registrations, ending a strong Q1 which saw sales of 3.93 million units, up by 8.1% over the first three months of 2015, according to JATO Dynamics.

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Suzki Kizashi EcoCharge Concept Hybrid: 2011 NY Auto Show

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Suzuki has had a rough time of it lately, with its only new product being the well-received but still low-volume Kizashi sports sedan, halfway between a compact and a midsize car. But for this week's 2011 New York Auto Show, they're display a couple of Kizashi concepts that point toward what the company would like to do with its sporty car

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Opinion: Consumer Reports’ Tesla Autopilot stunt crossed a line in an already-heated EV climate


The auto sector is no stranger to tribes, as seen in the rivalry between enthusiasts of Ford and Chevrolet vehicles. Better known in other territories as the Suzuki Jimny, the Samurai was introduced in the United States in 1985. .

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Tesla sales in Germany grow 431% year-over-year for June


Tesla’s market share in the German auto industry grew to 1.6%. According to the KBA , Tesla and Suzuki achieved the highest increases in registration in June. And demand may rise when the Tesla Model Y enters the German auto market.

Toyota announces new BEV series Toyota bZ

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At Auto Shanghai, Toyota unveiled a concept version of the Toyota bZ4X, which will be the first model in the bZ series. Partners for developing Toyota bZ models are BYD, Daihatsu, Subaru and Suzuki.

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Electric vehicle news 22 May

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Previously, Okinawa showcased its maxi-scooter for India in an auto expo. Suzuki Burgman Electric also gearing up for it’s launch in India. Electric vehicle news 22 May.

Ford India Plant, With $500M Investment, Prepared for Volume Production of New Global Small Car

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Suzuki Motor Expansion. Separately, the Nikkei reports that Suzuki Motor Corp. Maruti Suzuki, the local unit which controls nearly 50% of the Indian auto market, will build the plant adjacent to its existing Manesar facilities in the northern Indian state of Haryana, about 50km southwest of New Delhi. The expansion will make the Manesar complex similar in scope to Suzuki’s main plant in Gurgaon.

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Apple introduces CarPlay for iPhone integration into cars

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Vehicles from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo will premiere CarPlay this week, while additional auto manufacturers bringing CarPlay to their drivers down the road include BMW Group, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, Kia Motors, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan Motor Company, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota Motor Corp. Apple and its automotive partners are introducing CarPlay for iPhone integration into vehicles.

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BYD J6 in Japan’s first all-electric public transit loop line

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By introducing electric buses, we will provide safer and environmentally friendly public transportation services,” said Suzuki Kazuya, President, Representative Director of Keihan Bus. “In BYD J6 in Japan’s first all-electric public transit loop line. Recently, BYD, Keihan Bus Co.,

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Zotye launches low-cost car in China

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Zotye Auto launched a basic model—called Jiangnan Alto—with a retail price of 18,800 yuan ($2,838). ” An average mid-range family car costs around 150,000 yuan in Beijing Friday.Though the present basic model does not yet meet Beijing’s vehicle discharge standards, Zotye Auto is in the process of upgrading the vehicle to meet the capital's emission regulations. Global Times.

Changan Acquires AVIC Units to Become 3rd Largest Automaker in China

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China Ordnance Equipment Group, Chang’an’s parent, will transfer a stake in Chang’an Auto to AVIC in exchange for AVIC’s ownership share of minivan maker Harbin Hafei Automobile Industry Group, Changhe Automobile, engine maker Dongan Power, Changhe Suzuki and Dongan Mitsubishi. China wants to cut the number of its major auto groups to 10 or fewer from the existing 14 over the next three years through mergers and acquisitions. Shanghai Daily.

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Electric Car Company Aurica Motors Enters Two Partnerships for Manufacturing Training and Engineering

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The Clean Tech Institute in Santa Clara has agreed to develop a training curriculum for electric auto manufacturing. Motive develops concept vehicles for major automakers such as Dodge, Hyundai, Suzuki, Chrysler, and Toyota. Electric car company Aurica Motors, which plans to retool the NUMMI plant in California to build not only electric cars but compatible battery charging stations ( earlier post ), has entered two partnerships in support of its mission.

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OLA S1 Electric Scooter Ownership Blog

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The traditional scooter players like TVS, Hero, Honda, Suzuki, Vespa have yet to launch electric scooters. Nanapet has many auto trader shops and we got the following accessories Numberplate protector Matt black sticker near footboard Seat Cover A fun day in pet area.

A123 Systems and IHI Corporation Sign Joint Marketing Agreement to Develop Advanced Battery Technology Business in Japan

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With more than 24,000 employees around the world and over 155 years of history, IHI customers include major Japanese car makers Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Suzuki and Mitsubishi. The company is a tier one turbocharger supplier to truck and auto makers all over the world. Li-ion battery maker A123 Systems and IHI Corporation have entered into a collaborative business development agreement to serve potential customers in the Japanese transportation, industrial and marine markets.

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Electric Car Watch #10: Tata, Mahindra vs Tesla vs Chinese vs MNC’s

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I really get pissed off when auto magazines and mainstream media look at EV sales and then say electric cars are the problem. They even showcased the ORA electric car for India at an auto expo. Apparently, Suzuki will launch an electric car in India in 2025.

History of Electric Vehicles in India

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In the same year, Bajaj Auto ltd Pune also displayed a three-seater electric rickshaw. TATA Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Toyota, and a slew of other firms have begun to sell battery and hybrid electric vehicles in India.

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Sanyo Completes New Factory for Automotive Li-ion Batteries; Initial Capacity of 1M Cells Per Month

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Sanyo lithium-ion batteries for Plug-in HEVs (PHEVs) will also be applied in Suzuki vehicles. The completion of the new factory will make it possible for Sanyo to further meet demands of the lithium-ion batteries from various auto makers. Sanyo Electric Co., has completed its new factory for automotive lithium-ion batteries in its Kasai Plant (Kasai city, Hyogo prefecture, Japan.)

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Ford and Toyota establish SmartDeviceLink Consortium to accelerate industry-driven standard for in-vehicle apps

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FHI) and Suzuki Motor Corporation are the first automaker members of the consortium. We are excited to collaborate with many auto manufacturers and suppliers who share our view. Ford Motor Company and Toyota Motor Company are forming SmartDeviceLink Consortium ( SDL ), a nonprofit organization working to manage an open-source software platform with the goal of giving consumers more choice in how they connect and control their smartphone apps on the road.

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BYD Picks Los Angeles for US Headquarters

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BYD Company Limited, one of China’s fastest growing auto manufacturers, will establish the US headquarters of three separate operating divisions in the City of Los Angeles. Company officials estimate its new offices would create 50 jobs initially with plans to increase its assembly work force to 2,000 employees over the next three years. BYD expects to invest more than $100 million in construction, which has the potential to create approximately 1,600 construction-related jobs.

OLA Electric : Feedback To Management & Community Sentiments

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Petrol scooters suck and as i’m recording this I just found out that Suzuki released a pollution scooter in 2021.YUCK! Shame on these traditional auto OEM’s.

Study of Sustainable Value in Automobile Manufacturing Finds Mixed Performance for Most OEMs, BMW and Toyota as the Clear Leaders

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The analysis is based on the financial, environmental and social data reported and published by the companies themselves and as a result 17 out of the 20 largest carmakers worldwide were included in the ranking: BMW Group, Daihatsu, DaimlerChrysler/Daimler AG, FIAT Auto, Ford, General Motors (GM), Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, Nissan, PSA (Peugeot, Citroën), Renault, Suzuki, Tata, Toyota, and Volkswagen Group.

2020 Electric Vehicle Industry Report Card and trends for the new year

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It's now up-to the auto industry to launch more EV's. And we don't expect the likes of Bajaj, Hero, Suzuki to even care. We are just starting to see few established auto makers take EV's seriously. By Kamlesh Mallick 2020. What a year!

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Electric vehicles sales & charging stations need in India

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The 2018 Auto Expo in Delhi alone saw over 50 new electric vehicles being showcased by OEMs such as Tata, Mahindra, Hero Electric, Maruti Suzuki and several other new players. Electric vehicles sales & charging stations need in India.

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Analysis: What’s the Best Way to Market EVs?

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A new model provides a fresh start but as an unknown quantity needs heavy promotion to get traction in the crowded auto market. Harley-Davidson Launches Stand-Alone Electric Bike Brand.

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Maruti's anti EV & anti India policy : Keep selling pollution cars

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According to the article from AutoCarIndia, Shashank Srivastava, executive director - marketing and sales, Maruti Suzuki, doesn’t see a case for introducing an EV yet. This delay EV movement is one big giant scam from all the major Auto manufacturers. By Kamlesh & Abhishek In this video and blog we dissect the article from AutoCarIndia which shows how Maruti is playing the delay EV game by not launching even a single electric car even in 2021.