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Suzuki Motor Corporation

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Suzuki Motor Corporation Suzuki Motors is a Japanese company which makes world class cars in India as a joint venture with Maruti Udyog Ltd. of India. Suzuki is also one of the leading motorcycles manufacturers in the world. The company makes sports utility vehicles (SUVs), all terrain vehicles (ATVs), minicars, premium and luxury cars.

Quick Facts
Founder Michio Suzuki (in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture Japan)
Country Japan
Year of Establishment 1909
Industry Auto-Cars/Light Trucks
Listings & its codes TYO: 7269; OTC: SZKMF
Joint Venture Maruti Udyog Ltd. (in India)
Head Office 300 Takatsuka
Hamamatsu
Shizuoka 432 8611
Japan
India Office Maruti Udyog Ltd.
11th Floor, Jeevan Prakash
25, Kasturba Gandhi Marg
New Delhi - 110001, India
Tel.: +(91)-(11)-23316831 (10 lines)
Fax: +(91)-(11)-23318754, 23713575
Website www.suzuki.com
Global Website www.globalsuzuki.com
Segment and Brands
Products Brands
Motorcycles Sportbike
  • Hayabusa 1300 Limited
  • Hayabusa 1300
  • Suzuki Hayabusa
  • GSX-R1000
  • GSX-R750 20th Anniversary
  • GSX-R750
  • GSX-R600 20th Anniversary
  • GSX-R600
  • SV1000S
  • SV650S
  • SV650
  • Katana 750
  • Katana 600
  • GS500F
Cruiser
  • Boulevard M109R
  • Boulevard M50
  • Boulevard M50 Limited
  • Boulevard C90
  • Boulevard C90 Black
  • Boulevard C90T
  • Boulevard C50
  • Boulevard C50 Black
  • Boulevard C50T
  • Boulevard S83
  • Boulevard S50
  • Boulevard S40
  • Suzuki Intruder M1800R
Touring
  • Boulevard C90T
  • Boulevard C50T
Motocross
  • RM-Z450 Carmichael Replica
  • RM-Z450
  • RM250
  • RM-Z250
  • RM125
  • RM85L
  • RM85
Standard
DualSport
  • SV1000S
  • SV650S
  • SV650
  • V-Strom 1000
  • V-Strom 650 ABS
  • V-Strom 650
  • V-Strom 1000
  • V-Strom 650 ABS
  • V-Strom 650
  • DR650SE
  • DR-Z400S
  • DR-Z400SM
  • DR200SE
Supermoto
  • DR-Z400SM
Off Road
  • DR-Z400E
  • DR-Z250
  • DR-Z125L
  • DR-Z125
  • JR50
Kids
  • DR-Z125L
  • DR-Z125
  • JR50
  • RM85L
  • RM85
ATVs Utility Sport
  • KingQuad 700 4x4
  • KingQuad 700 4x4 Camo
  • Vinson 500 4x4 Auto
  • Vinson 500 4x4 Auto Camo
  • Vinson 500 4x4 Semi-Auto
  • Vinson 500 4x4 Semi-Auto Camo
  • Eiger 400 4x4 Auto
  • Eiger 400 4x4 Auto Camo
  • Eiger 400 4x4 Semi-Auto
  • Eiger 400 4x4 Semi-Auto Camo
  • Eiger 400 4x2 Auto
  • Eiger 400 Hunter X Hunter Edition
  • Eiger Celebration Edition
  • Ozark 250 4x2
Sport
  • QuadRacer R450
  • QuadSport Z400
  • QuadSport Z250
  • QuadSport Z90
  • QuadSport Z50
  • QuadSport 80
Kids ATV
  • QuadSport Z90
  • QuadSport Z50
  • QuadSport 80
Scooters
  • Burgman 400 Type S
  • Burgman 400
Cars
  • XL-7
  • Grand Vitara
  • Verona
  • Aerio
  • Forenza
  • Forenza wagon
  • Reno

Milestones
1909
  • Started out as Suzuki Loom Works.
  • 1952
  • The company created motorized bicycle, Power Free. It featured a 2x36cc engine.
  • 1954
  • The name of the company was changed to Suzuki Motor Corporation.
  • 1955
  • The company introduced its first mass-produced car, the Suzulight.
  • 1970
  • The company launched two models, Suzuki Fronte (in different variations such as the 360 or the Viola) and Suzuki Jimny.
  • 1981
  • General Motors (GM) purchases 5% of Suzuki shares.
  • 1998
  • GM purchases additional shares for a 10% stake.
  • 2001
  • GM's share is up to 20.4%
  • 2006
  • GM divested, sells 92.36 million shares and reduced their stake to 3% in order to raise $2 billion.

  • Company Flashback
    Suzuki Motor Corporation is a Japanese automobiles manufacturing company. It produces a full range of motorcycles, outboard motors, and a variety of other small combustion-powered engine products. The company has its production units in more than 22 countries. In India it has teamed up with Maruti and has become India's largest automobile sellers as Maruti Suzuki.

    The operations of Suzuki can be classified into three main segments including motorcycles, automobiles and others. It is one of the leading manufacturers of motorcycles in the world, ranking third after Honda and Yamaha.The company produces motorcycles with a displacement capacity ranging from 50cc to 1200cc.

    The company is also a major automobile manufacturer. It makes sports utility vehicles (SUVs), all terrain vehicles (ATVs), minicars, premium and luxury cars. The brands of Suzuki in the automobile segment comprise the Grand VITARA, Wagon R, Ignis, Jimny, Alto, Carry and Liana. In addition to all these, the company is also involved in the design and manufacture of concept cars for the future.

    Suzuki generated revenues of Y2,198,986 million ($20.8 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 2004, an increase of 9.1% from the previous year. It reported a net income of Y43,835 million ($414.8 million) for fiscal 2004, up 41.3% from the previous year.


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