Toyota and Suzuki to start discussing joint projects for technological development, vehicle production, and market development; India and Africa

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) agreed to start discussing new joint projects in the fields of technological development, vehicle production, and market development. Topics under discussion include: Denso Corporation and Toyota to provide Suzuki with technological support for a compact, ultrahigh-efficiency powertrain to be developed by Suzuki. Or, as I like to say, Suzuki is a company that puts into practice being “The Best in Town.”

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Toyota and Suzuki partnering on EVs in India

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Toyota Motor and Suzuki Motor have concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on moving forward in considering a cooperative structure for introducing electric vehicles (EVs) in the Indian market in around 2020. Specifically, Suzuki will produce EVs for the Indian market and will supply some to Toyota, while Toyota is to provide technical support.

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Suzuki to partner with Proton in Malaysia; new 2-cylinder 0.8L diesel for compacts in India

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Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) will collaborate with the Malaysian national carmaker Proton Holdings Berhad. As the first step of the collaboration, SMC will supply KD (knocked down) components for a Suzuki model to Proton. Proton will manufacture the model at its own plant, and distribute and sell the model under the Proton brand through its sales network in Malaysia. In future, supply of engines and transmissions by Suzuki to Proton will be also studied.

Suzuki Burgman Fuel Cell Scooter obtains Whole Vehicle Type Approval

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The Suzuki Burgman Fuel Cell Scooter ( earlier post ), jointly developed by Intelligent Energy and Suzuki Motor Corporation, has obtained European Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA). WVTA qualifies the Suzuki Burgman Fuel Cell Scooter design as safe to use on public European roads without having to be inspected and tested individually. Suzuki, Chairman and CEO, Suzuki Motor Corporation.

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Suzuki, Toshiba and Denso to form JV to produce automotive Li-ion battery packs in India

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Suzuki Motor Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, and Denso Corporation have reached basic agreement on establishing a joint venture company for production of automotive lithium-ion battery packs in India, and signed the agreement. million), with the planned participation ratio of Suzuki 50%, Toshiba 40% and Denso 10% respectively. For instance, the new Ertiga from Maruti Suzuki that features SHVS technology pushes up its fuel efficiency from about 20.8

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Suzuki reports fuel economy testing irregularities in Japan but says no need to amend values

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Suzuki announcement that it has found “some discrepancies” between the automobile emission and fuel efficiency testing methodology it has used in Japan and the requirements from Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT). The announcement came as Suzuki delivered the results of an internal investigation into its emissions and fuel efficiency testing ordered by the MLLIT. The issues do not apply to products sold under the Suzuki badge outside of Japan.

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Air Products and Suzuki Shokan jointly to develop hydrogen fueling for Japan’s material handling market

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Air Products and Suzuki Shokan, an industrial gas company based in Tokyo, will work together on the design, construction and operation of hydrogen fueling stations for use in fueling the material handling vehicle market in Japan. Air Products and Suzuki Shokan will take Air Products’ proven hydrogen fueling technology and work jointly to make any needed infrastructure modifications in order to meet Japanese laws and regulations.

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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. The company plans to wind down and discontinue new automobile sales in the continental US. Suzuki will continue to have a strong presence as a sponsor of teams in supercross, outdoor motocross and road racing.

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JATO: global vehicle sales fall by 39% in March; electrified vehicles up to 17.4% new registration market share in Europe

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Global vehicle sales totalled 5.55 This represents the largest year-on-year monthly decrease since 1980, when JATO Dynamics started to collect data—even surpassing the global financial crisis in November 2008, which saw a 25% decline in sales. With the pandemic spreading across the globe, strict lockdowns in key markets, combined with consumer panic and economic uncertainty, have all contributed to the huge decrease in sales last month.

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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. The Alto, unveiled at last year’s Paris Motor Show and going on sale this spring, currently has fuel consumption of 4.4

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Maruti Suzuki to Launch Electric and CNG Variants in India

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Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest car company by sales, plans to launch electric and compressed natural gas (CNG) variants for three or four models in the Indian market. “We But it might take us up to the next five years or more to manufacture and sell electric cars in the domestic market,” said Maruti Suzuki Managing Director Shinzo Nakanishi. Maruti Suzuki Chairman R C Bhargava, added, “We are working on multi-fuel variants and some models have been identified for CNG.

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American Suzuki Motor receives bankruptcy court approval of up to $100M in Debtor-In-Possession (DIP) financing

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American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC) has received court approval for Debtor-In-Possession (DIP) financing. As a result, the Company will be able to borrow up to $50 million for operations and up to $50 million for purchases of inventory from Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC). Earlier this week, the company released its November 2012 sales numbers, reporting that it sold more than 2,200 units last month, an increase of 22% compared to the same period last year.

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JATO: 2018 record year for EVs; sales up 74% to 1.26M units; overall market stable, as SUVs rule

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2018 marked a record year for the sale of battery-powered electric vehicles, according to data from JATO Dynamics. million sales throughout the year, up by 74% (about 1.5% of total global sales). The Model 3 became the world’s best-selling EV, as it was boosted by sales in North America, where it first became available. Overall, 2018 marked a somewhat challenging year for the global car market, as sales fell for the first time since 2009, logging 86.01

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Electric vehicles sales & charging stations need in India

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Electric vehicles sales & charging stations need in India. Let us know more in detail about Electric vehicles sales and charging stations. . Electric vehicles sales & charging stations. EV sales penetration . Global sales of EVs grew by 39 percent to 3.1

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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. But its engine production capacity in the Southeast Asian country stands at 50,000 units a year.Auto sales in Indonesia jumped by about 60% on the year to around 760,000 vehicles in 2010, close on the heels of Thailand's roughly 800,000 units. plans to build another engine factory in Indonesia, tripling its output there to 150,000 units a year.

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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Suzuki launches green light campaign

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Suzuki Great Britain is launching a “Green Light Campaign&# for all Suzuki customers. The campaign gives Suzuki drivers the chance to get their car checked at a local dealership to ensure the vehicle emissions are at the correct level and that fuel economy is at its optimum. It is hoped that by following these measures, Suzuki drivers can cut emissions and their expenses. In addition, Suzuki has added a new section to its website at

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


This meant that Tesla’s sales grew 431.0% According to the KBA , Tesla and Suzuki achieved the highest increases in registration in June. The post Tesla sales in Germany grow 431% year-over-year for June appeared first on TESLARATI.

Suzuki cuts emissions of Grand Vitara

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After enjoying a successful launch of the revised Grand Vitara SZ model range in October 2008, Suzuki has announced the addition of both a 1.6litre petrol engine and a 1.9 Suzuki claims it has a unique offering in the SUV market in that no other manufacturer currently offers this choice of engines in a compact SUV style. The three-door is seen as an important model in the Suzuki range as it represents around 50 per cent of all Grand Vitara sales in the UK.

Suzuki Hybrid Gets 100 MPG

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Suzuki has launched a hybrid gasoline/electric vehicle for sale on the Japanese market that travels an impressive 100 miles per gallon of gas! The Suzuki Twin also features an automatic idling stop system shuts the engine down whenever the car stops at traffic lights or when stationary in heavy traffic, minimizing CO' emissions and fuel

Suzuki calls for scrappage scheme in Australia

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Having been boosted by scrappage scheme sales in Europe, Japanese manufacturer Suzuki wants to see a similar scheme implemented in Australia. Suzuki Australia manager Tony Devers has been monitoring the results from countries that have introduced a scrappage scheme and states he “cannot fathom&# why the idea of introducing similar incentives has met with such resistance Down Under.

Diesel car registrations in Europe in 2017 down 7.9%; SUV sales up 19.5%; AFVs up 46% but share still low

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The small increase can be attributed to the Skoda and Seat brands, which increased SUV sales by 74% and 254% respectively. Thanks to the C-HR and Ignis, Toyota and Suzuki were the best performing groups of the year, with volume increasing by 12.4% More than half of its registrations were in Germany and the UK, and it was also heavily affected by the diesel crisis, with its diesel registrations falling by 14.6%, counting for 41% of its total sales (47% in 2016).

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Toyota’s Entry into EV Market

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Total cumulative sales of electrified vehicles: over 17 million units (1997-February 2021). Worldwide electrified vehicle sales in 2020: 1.95 The sales of bZ4x are likely to begin from the mid of 2022. Toyota’s Entry into EV Market.

Suzuki to showcase fuel cell and plug-in hybrid concepts

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Suzuki is set to exhibit two new exciting green car concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month, a Swift with Plug-in Hybrid system and an SX4 Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV). Suzuki explains that the new Swift Plug-in Hybrid is likely to appeal to drivers with low daily mileage of around 20km as the vehicles is designed to be driven primarily on electric power. Tags: Electric cars Fuel Cells Suzuki fuell cell hybrid japan new

Navigant forecasts global annual natural gas vehicle sales to reach 3.9M in 2025, up 62.5% from 2015

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million LD NGVs sales in 2025. In Asia Pacific, many markets are highly fractured with a number of competitors, although Suzuki remains strong in the key NGV markets of Pakistan and India. Fleets Forecasts Natural Gas SalesIn its new Natural Gas Vehicles report, Navigant Research forecasts that global annual NGV sales—light-, medium- and heavy-duty—will grow 62.5% from 2.4 million vehicles in 2015 to 3.9 million in 2025.

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First month in European history that EV sales surpass Diesel

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Toyota and Lexus dominated, as usual, with 32% market share – but further growth was driven by Ford, Suzuki, Fiat and BMW. The post First month in European history that EV sales surpass Diesel appeared first on EV Info - Electric Car News and Reviews. This year has been a turbulent time for the global car market, espicially in Europe where car registrations dropped by 29% during the first nine months of the year – to 8.54 million units.

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JATO: registrations in Europe for electrified vehicles overtook diesel in September for first time

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Toyota and Lexus dominated, as usual, with 32% market share, but further growth was driven by Ford, Suzuki, Fiat and BMW. Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Market Background Sales

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New passenger car registrations down 7.3% in Germany in January, but BEVs up 61.2% to account for 3% of all new reg

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Suzuki (-56.0%), Subaru (-53.9%), Dacia (-42.3%) and Mazda (-36.9%) recorded the largest losses, with most new registrations not being recorded despite a loss of -2.5% Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

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JATO: electrified vehicles 13% of new car reg in Europe in January 2020; electrified vehicles only growth-driver

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By brand, these cars represented an important part of the volume registered by Smart (96%), Lexus and Toyota (95% and 66% respectively), DS (42%), Suzuki (41%) and Land Rover (37%). Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Market Background Sales

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Electric vehicle news 22 May

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In the Electric vehicle news 22 May, the highlights are Tata Nexon tops the sales in April, Tesla’s quickest car is about to hit the road, Ather patent image leak indicates it is a maxi- scooter , EV Charging solutions provider Magenta raises 120 crore funding.

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

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March 2016 was another positive month for European new car registrations, ending a strong Q1 which saw sales of 3.93 The SUV segment was the biggest growth driver, with its registrations counting for 25% of sales in March Q1 2016, an improvement on the 21.7% 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.

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Demand for battery electric vehicles in Europe doubles in July; growth driven by Tesla and Renault

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Other solid performers in July included the Mercedes A-Class, Mini, Skoda Karoq, Audi Q3, Skoda Kodiaq, Suzuki Vitara, Jeep Renegade, Toyota RAV4, Mercedes B-Class and Hyundai Kona—where one in four registrations came from its electric model. Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Plug-ins SalesDespite continuing economic uncertainty and diminishing consumer confidence, the European car market registered growth in July 2019, as registrations were up by 1.2%

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VAT-free way to cut the CO2

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With lots of buyers now looking for small, efficient cars, Suzuki’s new extended sale offers are likely to turn a few heads. Suzuki offers VATThe Japanese car brand is now making its range of small cars VAT-free until the end of September and has a range of low deposit PCPs available too. The VAT free offer is [.].

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Longer and lower (emitting): the new Swift

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Suzuki’s new Swift model is set to offer lower emissions despite being slightly bigger than its predecessor. The new supermini model is set to go on sale in the Autumn, available as a three or five door model. Tags: Suzuki longer lower model new swift Its carmaker released the first pictures of the new stretch model this week, as it held the [.].

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


Consumer Reports may not want to talk about it much today, but back in the 80s and the 90s, the magazine ended up costing the United States one of its most affordable, fun, and popular off-roaders ever — the Suzuki Samurai. It was a moral victory for Suzuki, but the damage had been done. .

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Toyota announces new BEV series Toyota bZ

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Partners for developing Toyota bZ models are BYD, Daihatsu, Subaru and Suzuki. Toyota plans to produce the Toyota bZ4X in Japan and China; it hopes to begin worldwide sales of the model by the middle of 2022.

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Nissan LEAF best selling car in Norway in October

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The Nissan LEAF has for the first time claimed the number one spot in Norway’s passenger car sales chart. October 2013 Sales in Norway. Sales. Suzuki SX4. In October, the battery-electric family car outsold all of its internal combustion engine, hybrid and electric rivals, posting 716 units for 5.6% of the total passenger vehicle market. The LEAF is the fourth best-seller in the Norwegian market for 2013 to date, with 3,755 units sold for 3.2% of the market.

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Toshiba making SCiB battery business an independent unit; higher energy density batteries with titanium niobium oxide anodes for EVs

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Separately, in 2017, Toshiba, Suzuki Motor Corporation and Denso Corporation agreed to establish a joint venture company to produce automotive lithium-ion battery packs in India, and Toshiba will also collaborate with Johnson Controls Power Solutions in the US. By promoting expansion of business opportunities Toshiba aims for sales of ¥400 billion (US$3.6

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Petrol Alto beats diesel rivals in Green Car Challenge

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None more so than the Suzuki Alto, not because it is an exciting eco-concept but because it is an ordinary enough, full production car. The Alto is one of the lowest emission vehicles on sale in the UK at 103g/km. Tags: Suzuki Alto diesel fuel efficiency Green Car Challenge petrol Last week’s Global Green Challenge in Australia threw a number of vehicles in the spotlight, after many of the competing vehicles showed amazing eco-credentials.

India’s electric four-wheeler ride-hailing fleet incentives

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According to the analysis by the International council on clean transportation (ICCT) study, the Indian ride-hailing market is estimated to have a compound annual growth rate of 19% and is forecasted to reach net sales of INR 3,806 billion (€46.8 All-electric passenger car sales were.

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Japan Automakers Plan to Step Up Exports of Small-Cars

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will launch European sales of the 1-liter Pixo, made by Suzuki Motor Corp. Suzuki will this summer start to produce the new Alto in China, where it expects to log annual sales of 60,000 units. Nikkei. Japanese automakers plan to increase exports of small cars with engine displacements of 1-1.5 liters by the end of 2010. Foreign demand for small cars has been growing in part because of stimulus measures in some countries to encourage consumers to replace their cars.

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BorgWarner expands emissions business with new facility in India

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Built to replace the previous facility in Faridabad, the wholly-owned operation will expand manufacturing capacity and provide sales, design, test and validation capabilities for a wide range of domestic and international automakers, including Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra, Renault, GM, Tata Motors, Fiat, Ashok Leyland, Volvo Eicher and others.

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The Demand Curve Gets Steeper for Hero Electric

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According to JMK research, the business also reported a record post-COVID second wave recovery with sales of over 4,500 high-speed electric two-wheelers in July, holding the top spot.