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.

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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 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.

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

Volkswagen and Suzuki join forces for greener future

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Two heavyweights of the motoring industry will combine their collective might as Volkswagen AG and the Suzuki Motor Corporation sign a framework agreement to establish a long-term strategic partnership. per cent of Suzuki’s issued shares in a deal worth around $2.3billion with Suzuki intending to invest up to 50 per cent of [.]. Tags: Green cars Latest news Suzuki Volkswagen compact cars sustainable mobility Volkswagen Suzuki partnership

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 [.].

News in brief: Suzuki to boost low emission engines in India

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Small vehicle specialist Suzuki will soon increase its engine output capacity in India, according to a report in the Nikkei. Tags: Green cars Latest news Suzuki india low emission engines small cars small vehicles The company will put out more than 1.25million units a year – an increase of around 30 per cent – after investing around 10billion yen to install a production line capable of churning out 300,000 units [.].

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 [.].

Green cars take over the Commonwealth Games

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India’s car market leader Maruti Suzuki provided 10 SX4 Hybrid and four Eeco Charge electric vehicle concepts for the event in Delhi which draws to its conclusion tomorrow. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Suzuki Commonwealth Games Commonwealth Games 2010 Maruti Suzuki Suzuki eeco Suzuki SX4 Hybrid

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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 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

Suzuki Every Electric Car Does 800 Miles, Sets New Japanese Range Record

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A few years ago, the concept of an electric car achieving 300 miles on a charge was virtually unheard of. That made one duo''s achievement in a Tesla Roadster very special indeed, even if their average speed was relatively low. But now, you can do that with a Tesla Model S and a few eco driving techniques--so how do you move the game on? How about

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.

Suzuki Swift gets Attitude

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Suzuki has released a new special edition of its popular Swift supermini with just 500 cars available in the UK. Suzuki Suzuki SwiftAfter the success of the previous model Swift, the special Attitude version returns and is available as a five door as well as a three door for the first time. Aimed at a young audience, [.].

Intelligent Energy and Suzuki Motor Corporation establish joint venture company to develop and manufacture fuel cell systems

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Intelligent Energy and the Suzuki Motor Corporation have created a joint venture company called SMILE FC System Corporation to develop and manufacture air-cooled fuel cell systems for a range of industry sectors. The joint venture also includes a non-exclusive license agreement that gives Suzuki access to Intelligent Energy’s fuel cell technology for its next generation of fuel cell vehicles.

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 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 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 [.].

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2011 Tokyo Motor Show: Trio Of Suzuki City Car Concepts

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Following Nissan's recent electric car concept, the Pivo, Motor Authority has revealed that Suzuki will bring a trio of its own efficient vehicles along to the show. The 2011 Tokyo Motor Show is now just a handful of weeks away, which means some weird and wonderful concept cars are starting to eminate from the country's domestic manufacturers.

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Suzuki fuel cell scooter achieves EU approval

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Japanese manufacturer Suzuki can proudly boast an alternative fuel industry first as its Burgman fuel-cell scooter becomes the first fuel-cell vehicle to earn Whole Vehicle Type Approval in the European Union. Suzuki fuel cell hydrogen Intelligent Energy whole vehicle type approval

Suzuki to reveal new 70g/km CO2 lightweight car

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One such car maker is Suzuki, with plans to reveal a new concept called the G70; a lightweight small petrol car expected to emit as little as [.]. Suzuki Geneva Motor ShowWith February now upon us, the 82nd Geneva Motor is just a month away and the car makers are already revealing details of some of its forthcoming highlights.

Suzuki in joint venture for fuel cell development

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UK firm, Intelligent Energy has joined Suzuki in launching a new venture company for the development of fuel cell systems. Fuel Cells Hydrogen cars fuel cell hydrogen Intelligent Energy SuzukiThe new venture company called Smile FC System Corporations will focus on the advancement and manufacture of air-cooled fuel cell systems for application in a range of industry sectors. The joint venture also includes a [.].

Mitsubishi and Suzuki to team up for electric cars?

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It has announced that it is in talks with the Suzuki Motor Corporation over the possible supply of a minicar-class electric vehicle based on the MINICAB-MiEV. [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Suzuki MINICAB-MiEV Mitsubishi Minicab MiEVJapanese carmaker Mitsubishi is no stranger to forming collaborations with other manufacturers for its electric cars – and now it seems set to add another partner to its list.

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 [.].

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. [.].

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.

Report: Suzuki to introduce Swift-based PHEV in 2013

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The Nikkei reports that Suzuki Motor Corp. Suzuki introduced the Swift Plug-in Hybrid at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2009 as a concept ( earlier post ), and gained type approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in 2010 ( earlier post ). By touting the car’s affordability, Suzuki aims to sell several thousand in Japan first and then begin exporting the model. will begin selling a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle as early as 2013.

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.

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.

Should I Buy A New Suzuki (Now That It's Leaving The U.S.)?

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And since Suzuki has announced that it'll stop selling cars in the U.S., there are bargains galore on new Suzuki models. That depends on how the carmaker exits; unlike Saab last December, Suzuki isn't bankrupt and it There's nothing like a bargain price on a brand-new car. But is buying a brand-new car from a departing manufacturer a good deal?

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.

Suzuki Regina Concept: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show Live Photos

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One of the cars we were most excited to see at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show was the Suzuki Regina concept, one of the trio of city car concepts revealed by Suzuki in Tokyo. As a light weight, compact city car powered by a regular gasoline engine it could be considered a fairly old-fashioned take on fuel efficiency and the retro lines of the concept

Suzuki revitalises S Cross with major facelift

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Three years after the original SX4 S Cross was unveiled by Suzuki, it has been given a major overhaul to keep it competitive within the ever-popular c. Suzuki Sx4 S Cross

Mini crossover Suzuki Ignis coming to UK in 2017

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After its reveal at the Paris Motor Show earlier this year, Suzuki has finally revealed full price and specification details for the new Ignis mini cr. Latest News Suzuki Crossover

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

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 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.