At the 85th Geneva Motor Show, Suzuki Motor Corporation unveils two world-premiere concept models, the iK-2 and the iM-4. New environmental technologies from Suzuki featured in the two models will also be introduced, these are a new-generation platform; the BOOSTERJET, a new downsized direct-injection turbo petrol engine; and the SHVS mild hybrid system.
The Ferenc Puskás Football Academy and Magyar Suzuki Corporation will hold the 8th Puskás-Suzuki Cup U17 football tournament in Felcsút from 2nd to 6th April. Magyar Suzuki has sponsored the competition since its first edition in 2008. For the first time in the tournament’s history, all matches will be held at the Ferenc Puskás Football Academy.
As of today, Naoyuki Takeuchi has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at Magyar Suzuki Corporation. Returning to his original field of expertise, Ryoichi Oura will be in charge of production as the top executive of that area.
More than 100 volunteers participated last Saturday in the trash collection campaign organized jointly by the runners’ organization Esztergomi Futóművek, the Esztergom City Council and Magyar Suzuki Corporation to clean one of the local people’s favorite recreation facility, the “bike path”.
- New Vitara is the first compact SUV to earn a five star overall rating from 2015 Euro NCAP testing programme
- High scores in all areas of assessment put the Vitara among the safest cars in its class
- Total Effective Control Technology and extensive use of high-tensile steel ensures light body weight and high crashworthiness
With EUR 19.1 million earnings before taxes and EUR 1457.7 million total sales income, Magyar Suzuki Corporation’s (MSC) Annual General Shareholders Meeting approved the company’s 2014 financial report. Although the number of units produced fell, thanks to changes in the model portfolio the sales turnover practically remained unchanged. Domestic sales grew by 16 %.
Suzuki Motor Corporation has held an opening ceremony of the new automobile assembly plant (Cikarang Plant) on 29 May, 2015, which was completed within the Greenland International Industrial Center (GIIC) located in Bekasi Regency, east of Jakarta, by PT. Suzuki Indomobil Motor (SIM), Suzuki’s subsidiary in Indonesia.
- The General Assembly of the shareholders has decided to carry out a EUR 156 million equity decrease with compensation at Magyar Suzuki Corporation. This means that the company’s shareholders equity will be decreased by 30 %.
- In no way will the move have any impact on Suzuki’s production in Hungary; Magyar Suzuki will remain highly over-capitalized, and the company intends to utilize the currently dormant capital more efficiently.
- Suzuki Motor Corporation is a global company producing over 3 million cars yearly worldwide having several big development projects, and this fund will be used elsewhere at other projects.
Suzuki Motor Corporation has developed a lightweight and compact 2-cylinder 0.8L E08A diesel engine for compact cars. This engine will be installed on the Celerio, a compact car produced and distributed in India, for launch in India.
Related to the city in innumerable ways, Magyar Suzuki Corporation (MSC) was one of the sponsors of the Health Day held in Esztergom today. “Esztergom is home to many of our employees, and we take every opportunity to do something for the city,” said Viktória Ruska, MSC’s Head of Communication. “The Health Day is an event that contributes to enabling the city’s inhabitants to preserve their health,” she added.
Decreased income for the first time in six fiscal years, despite recovering the net sales to ¥3.0 trillion.
Year-end dividends up by ¥3.00 per share with the dividend payout ratio of approximately 15%.
Suzuki vehicle sales in Hungary shot up to an outstanding figure for July 2015 due to the success of Vitara sales as well as a winter tire campaign for the S-CROSS. Registration figures for Suzuki resulted in 472 private sales and 268 unit fleet sales totalling 740 units sold in July, while the total number of units sold in the Jan-July period reached 3,609, out of which, 1,988 units were private sales and 1,621 were fleet registration. Suzuki’s market share was 10.55 % in July.
Suzuki Motor Corporation’s subsidiary, Suzuki (Myamar) Motor Co., Ltd. (SMMC), has today announced start of production of three-row seven-seater MPV Ertiga. It will be on sale from the end of July at Suzuki dealers in Myanmar.
Launched in March this year, Magyar Suzuki Corporation’s new model, the Vitara has been awarded the prestigious Hungarian Quality Product Award®, and has also won the Excellence in Innovation Award in the same contest. The 18th Hungarian Quality Product Award ceremony was held in the Parliament in Budapest, where Magyar Suzuki was represented by CEO Naoyuki Takeuchi and deputy CEO Dr. László Urbán.
Suzuki’s 14th Hungarian motorcycle dealership has opened in Törökbálint. The owner of the new dealership, Suzuki Harmati, is superbike racing legend Árpád Harmati. Magyar Suzuki Corporation expects further growth of Hungary’s motorcycle market.
When Suzuki set out to create a hatchback like none before, it first established a key guideline—hold back on nothing. The result is the Suzuki Baleno, a harmonious combination of styling that flows, superb performance achieved through ground-breaking technologies, and smart packaging.
Since the new Vitara’s launch in March, Suzuki vehicle sales in Hungary have shown a trend of increase due to the model’s success. That has also helped the brand to regain the No. 1 position in the Hungarian vehicle market. Registration figures for Suzuki rose to 928 units, while total number of units sold in the Jan-Sept period reached 5,049. Suzuki’s market share grew to 14.8 % in September.
Suzuki Motor Corporation has announced its exhibits for the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015 (organized by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association), which will be open to the public from 30 October to 8 November.
Magyar Suzuki Corporation organized a conference on kindergarten education in Esztergom on 9th October. The topics discussed in the roundtable session after the presentations included a special anti-aggression method, whose purpose is to teach children how to protect themselves from aggression and abuse already at this early age. The morning session also provided an opportunity to share theoretical knowledge and practice in a visit by children from Budapest to Esztergom’s Angyalkert Kindergarten.
Suzuki Motor Corporation has added eight reference exhibits (four automobiles and four motorcycles) to its booth at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015 (organized by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association). Suzuki has also announced technology exhibits.
Suzuki sales continued to grow in October. A total of 1,033 new Suzukis were registered in October, and as many as 6,082 in January–October. Suzuki had 12.61 % of the Hungarian passenger car market in the tenth month of the year.
Within the framework of the partnership between the police and Magyar Suzuki Corporation looking back on a history of many years, a new Suzuki Vitara has been added to the Esztergom law enforcement’s fleet. The brand new SUV provided by MSC went on a test drive immediately after the local police received it.