The Suzuki was thought to be the tenth largest automaker by production global. Suzuki has over 45,000 employees international and has about 35 main production facilities in twenty-three countries and 133 distributors in 192 countries.
In 1909, Michio Suzuki Company (1887–1982) founded the Suzuki Loom Works in the little seacoast village of Hamamatsu, Japan. The Business boomed as Suzuki group built weaving looms for the Japan’s giant silk industry. In 1929, Michio Suzuki Corporation invented a new type of weaving machine, which was exported overseas. The Suzuki Company’s first 30 years focused on the development and production of these machines. With the onset of World War-2, production plans for the Suzuki’s new vehicles were halted when the government declared civilian the passenger cars a “non-essential commodity.” At the conclusion of the war, Suzuki Company went back to producing looms.
The Maruti Suzuki’s A-Star vehicle during its unveiling in Pragati Maidan, Delhi. A-Star, Suzuki’s 5th worldwide car model, was designed and is made only in India. Besides being the biggest Suzuki-branded Corporation in terms of car sales, Maruti Suzuki Company also acts as Suzuki’s leading research and the development arm outside Japan.
In Sep 1992 the group was privatized and placed directly under the Japanese organization. At the time of privatization SMC increased it is equity from 25% to 40% Subsequently, SMC progressively increased it is equity to 73.09% by 31 Dec 2001.
The Bin Qasim Plant further expanded it is production ability to 50,000 vehicles per year in July 1994 and 300,000 vehicles had been manufactured at this plant by Dec 2003.
In 2013, Suzuki Company Canada announced that it would follow the US division and stop selling automobiles in the Canada after 2014 model year. The Suzuki Canada will continue to provide parts and services to vehicles through dealer network, as well as selling the motorcycles, ATV and outboard motors.
The Suzuki group GB PLC is the manufacturer’s agent and distributor of the automobiles, motorbikes, ATV’s and Marine engines in the UK (United Kingdom) with a head office based in Milton Keynes. A wholly owned subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation operates as Suzuki Cars (Ireland) Limited in Ireland.
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