Nissan North America Inc. will build a midsize
pickup truck for Suzuki Motor Corp. at Nissan's plant in Smyrna,
starting in 2008, the companies announced Tuesday.
The pickup will be based on Nissan's Frontier midsize pickup and
will be solely marketed by Suzuki in North America. Preparations are
underway to retrofit the Smyrna plant.
In 2006, ...
TOKYO (AP) _ Japanese carmakers are once more proving that small
After first pioneering the gas-sipping compact, then subcompact,
the country's auto companies are scoring again with another
downsizing _ the so-called ``minicar.''
Tiny, cheap and super fuel-efficient, minicars are essentially
motorcycle-sized engines on four wheels. But demand for these runty
runabouts is anything but ...
TOKYO (AP) _ Suzuki Motor Corp. said Friday it will build a car
assembly plant near St. Petersburg, Russia's second-largest city.
The automaker will invest 14 billion yen (US$115.7 million; for
the plant that is expected to start operations in late 2009 with
about 500 employees, the company said in a statement.
The plant ...
TOKYO (AP) _ Nissan will supply pickup trucks for Suzuki to sell
in North America in an expansion of the Japanese automakers'
business co-operation, both sides said Friday.
Nissan Motor Co. and Suzuki Motor Corp. already have a
partnership, in which Suzuki provides Nissan mini-cars, mainly for
the Japanese market, to be sold under the ...
American Suzuki Motor Corp.'s XL7 has morphed from a truck-based sport utility vehicle to a car-based crossover in its latest reincarnation.
The 2007 Suzuki XL7, introduced Thursday at the New York Auto Show, now is a front-wheel-drive vehicle based on General Motors Corp.'s ...