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. —Hisanori Takashiba, Executive General Manager of Research & Development at Suzuki Motor Corporation. 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.

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 refreshes Swift range

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Suzuki has revised its popular Swift supermini model, opting to ditch its diesel engine choice, improving equipment and adding a new colour option. While Suzuki says it is ditching the 190Nm 1.3 Suzuki

London police trialing Suzuki Burgman fuel cell scooters; first trial outside of Japan

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The London Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has begun a trial to test Suzuki Burgman hydrogen-powered scooters. The MPS is the only organization outside of Japan that Suzuki has approached to undertake such a trial.

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Suzuki launches Swift 4x4

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Then the new Suzuki Swift 4x4 model, might be just the deal for you. Suzuki Want a 4x4 car that doesn’t cost the earth? When we think of 4x4 cars, we often think of big, chunky, fuel-hungry vehicles.

Suzuki reveals new Vitara compact SUV

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Suzuki’s new Vitara will be one of the highlights of the fast approaching Paris Motor Show this October. Suzuki The new compact SUV is based on the iV-4 concept first seen at the Frankfurt Motor Show and is set to launch in the UK next spring.

Suzuki extends VAT-free on small cars

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Everyone loves a bit of a bargain and Suzuki is today providing the offers on some of its smallest and lowest emission models. Suzuki It has extended its VAT free campaign until the end of the year on all of its Swift (except the Sport) and Splash models.

First drive review: Suzuki Swift

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Suzuki is a brand that can seemingly do little wrong right now. It offers great value, good products, and is currently refreshing or replacing its ent

Suzuki splashes some new touches

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Suzuki has launched a new revised and refreshed Splash model this week, which boasts emissions as low as 109g/km CO2. Suzuki new car Suzuki SplashDisplaying design revisions to both the exterior and interior, the new Splash mini-MPV model also comes with no price increases over its predecessor and is available with the carmaker’s popular VAT free offer. Prices start [.].

Suzuki reveals new Celerio city car

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Suzuki is to unveil a brand new small car at the Geneva Motor Show which is expected to replace the Alto and Splash models. Suzuki The new Celerio already made its international debut at the Dehli Motor Show last week, where it is expected to be a very important model.

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. With its primary focus on minivehicles, Suzuki has been consistently refining its technologies so as to develop vehicles with high price competitiveness. However, in the face of the advanced and future technology R&D field, Suzuki is increasingly feeling a sense of uncertainty.

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Suzuki reveals crossover concepts including new hybrid 4x4

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We recently told you how Honda was planning to make the international motor show on its home turf an unmissable event, now it is the turn of another Japanese carmaker, Suzuki to reveal what it has got planned for the Toyko Motor Show next month. Suzuki

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.

Suzuki Swift Sport revealed ahead of Frankfurt show

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Suzuki has released further photos of its all new Swift Sport ahead of its unveiling in Frankfurt next month. It’ll be revealed in full on 12 Septemb

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 undercuts 100g/km with new Swift 1.2 petrol engine

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Suzuki has added a new engine choice to its popular Swift which will allow the model to cut under the 100g/km C02 mark for the first time. Suzuki The new 1.2

Report: Suzuki to commercialize fuel cell motorcycle in Japan; on-road testing begins in 2016

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The Nikkei reports that Suzuki Motor plans to commercialize a hydrogen powered fuel cell motorcycle, with plans to start testing it on public roads in 2016 once Japan’s transport ministry finalizes the relevant safety and environmental standards. Suzuki already has a joint venture with Intelligent Energy Holdings that will produce a Burgman fuel cell scooter. The first Burgman scooter will be based on Suzuki’s existing 120cc model.

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Toyota and Suzuki conclude memorandum toward business partnership; environment and safety, IT and mutual supply of products and components

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Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Suzuki Motor Corporation (Suzuki) have concluded a memorandum on beginning concrete examinations for business partnership. Toyota and Suzuki have agreed to start exploring ideas directed toward business partnership on 12 October 2016. Toyota and Suzuki have agreed to work toward the early realization of business partnership.

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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 targets more fuel efficient engine

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Japanese car maker Suzuki has revealed plans for an all-new engine that will make its mini cars more efficient than ever. Green cars Latest news Suzuki mini cars Suzuki Alto Suzuki engine Suzuki MR Wagon Suzuki Wagon RIt will be the first time a new engine has been introduced in its mini-cars for around 16 years and the 600cc model is expected to deliver fuel efficiency in the region of 63.5mpg [.].

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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Suzuki steps closer to fuel cell car production

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A collaboration between Suzuki and Intelligent Energy has developed a small-scale production line for fuel cell systems-taking the carmaker a step closer to production of a hydrogen-powered model. Fuel Cells Hydrogen cars fuel cell hydrogen production Suzuki

2017 Suzuki Swift revealed in Geneva

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Suzuki has revealed its new Swift supermini at the Geneva Motor Show, ahead of order books opening later in the year. We already knew what to expect

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Germany's incentives, cops in Teslas, Suzuki's woes: Today's Car News

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Today, Germany goes ahead with its plan to incentivize plug-in hybrids and EVs, Tesla Model 3 reservations top 373,000 after the dust has settled, Suzuki's woes may be mounting over fuel economy estimates, and more up next. BMW's not just betting big on its "i" range of cars—it's going all in. The company said its "iNext" concept car could

Suzuki offers the cheapest way to 99g/km CO2

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Available for as little as £5,995 and VAT free until September 30, 2012, the new Suzuki Alto is now one of the easiest ways to buy a low-emission new car. Suzuki Suzuki AltoThe UK’s ‘most affordable new car’ just got even easier to buy with the launch of a new offer. Benefitting from recent revision, the new [.].

Suzuki and Mitsubishi make vehicle agreement

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Suzuki Motor Corporation and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation have reached an agreement on OEM supply of Suzuki’s SOLIO compact passenger vehicle. It is expected that Suzuki will supply around 800 SOLIO vehicles a month to Mitsubishi starting from spring 2011 with the aim of generating new customers. Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Suzuki Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Suzuki Motor Corporation Suzuki SOLIO

Suzuki to introduce Swift plug-in hybrid vehicle

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Keep your eyes on Japanese car maker Suzuki, which is set to boost its position in the green car race with the introduction of a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle as early as 2013. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Suzuki japan suzuki swift Suzuki Swift Plug-in Hybrid tokyo motor showAccording to business daily The Nikkei, the car will be a remodelled version of the Swift hatchback and will use a small [.].

Suzuki Swift beats official MPG with over 80mpg

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A Suzuki Swift completed an impressive marathon economy drive in the hands of a New Zealand motoring journalist, achieving an impressive 764 miles to a single tank. Suzuki fuel economy MPG Marathon Suzuki SwiftAuckland-based Donn Anderson drove a Swift DDiS down New Zealand’s North Island to Wellington and back, getting within 60km of reaching home before the tank finally ran dry. [.].

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.

Manufacturer Spotlight: Suzuki

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Manufacturer Spotlight SuzukiWhere we stand: April, 2012 From the Toyota Prius to the Nissan LEAF; and from the Mitsubishi i-MiEV to the Honda CR-Z; it seems that Japanese cars have dominated the green car sector since it became cool to think of the environment while you drive. However, one name that hasn’t exactly burst into prominence during [.].

Suzuki adds new Alto special edition

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Suzuki has produced a new special edition of its low emission city car, the Alto. Suzuki special edition Suzuki Alto UKThe new Alto Play, based on the popular mid-grade SZ3 model offers customers added value with a higher specification including front fog lamps and various interior and exterior upgrades. Finished in an attractive Oyster Blue metallic paint, the Alto Play [.].

Volkswagen and Suzuki to Establish Strategic Partnership; VW to Take 19.9% Stake in Suzuki, Suzuki to Invest in VW

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Volkswagen AG and Suzuki Motor Corporation have signed a framework agreement to establish a close long-term strategic partnership. of Suzuki’s issued shares, in a deal worth about ¥200 billion (about US$2.3 Suzuki intends to invest up to one half of the amount received from Volkswagen into shares of Volkswagen. Suzuki has our own ideas where the priorities should be, and we have already shared those with Volkswagen. I think that will benfit both Suzuki and Volksawgen.

Suzuki to introduce five natural gas models

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India’s largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki, has unveiled a new compressed natural gas engine in five of its most popular models. Tags: Green cars Latest news Suzuki CNG cars compressed natural gas gas powered cars Maruti Suzuki Suzuki CNG cars Known as intelligent-gas port injection, the new technology will grace the SX4, Eeco, WagonR, Alto and Estilo and will span from entry level cars to MPVs, saloon cars and compact cars. The technology is [.].

Suzuki GB achieves zero waste to landfill

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A coordinated programme for managing and recycling waste has seen Suzuki GB reach its target of eliminating waste to landfill within two years of the strategy being launched. The programme was instigated in 2008 when Suzuki’s Milton Keynes UK [.]. Tags: Suzuki landfill waste Furthermore all waste that is thrown away is helping to generate energy for the local community.

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 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 Suzuki4.co.uk

Suzuki to introduce hybrid

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The old adage states that two heads are better than one - and that’s what Suzuki and General Motors are determined to prove with their next generation hybrid system. It will be an all-wheel drive sport saloon car - the first mid-size saloon from Suzuki and one that is seen as vital to increasing its share in the North American market. According to Suzuki, the fuel economy will be competitive with either choice.

Britain’s cheapest green car is the Suzuki Alto

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Suzuki Weekly Column Alto UKGreen cars are expensive. A Nissan LEAF costs well over £30k: yes, the government will give you £5000 towards that, but it’s still the price of a decent BMW 3 Series. The Chevrolet Volt and Vauxhall Ampera are even more expensive; even the tiny Mitsubishi i-MiEV costs a small fortune. Of course, you don’t have [.].

Suzuki says wrong fuel-economy tests used in Japan, joining Mitsubishi

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Now Suzuki has followed with a confession of its own. The Volkswagen diesel scandal has led to increased scrutiny on all carmakers' compliance with emission and related fuel-economy rules. Last month, Mitsubishi admitted to manipulating fuel-efficiency tests in Japan, resulting in overstated fuel-economy ratings for over 620,000 small "kei" cars. Japan Fuel Economy

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Driven: 2010 Suzuki SX4 Sportback

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Suzuki loves to talk about the "motorcycle DNA" that it supposedly infuses into each of its four-wheeled vehicles, but the average buyer is probably more interested in Suzuki's relatively low prices--and the promise of high fuel-economy that comes from the small stature of some of its cars, such as the 2010 Suzuki SX4. The SX4 has been Suzuki's

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