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Suzuki Cars History

Suzuki_historyIn 1909, the japanese company “Suzuki Loom Works” was founded by Michio Suzuki. The company started with the production of motorbikes, motorcycles etc.

However, in 1930s the demand for cars increased and Michio Suzuki, decided to produce small cars.


After the II Workd War the company continued on production. A new motorbike Suzuki Power Free was created.

In 1954, the company got a new name Suzuki Motor Co., Ltd. At the time Suzuki produced about 6,000 mopeds and motorcycles a month.

In 1955 the production of Suzulight was started.

In 1962 Suzuki began to export motorcycles in to the United States.

In 1967, the company opened the first factory outside the country – in Thailand, and in 1982 – in India.

Since 1967, Suzuki began production of the small cars: Cervo, Fronte, Alto. And In 1983 Swift / Cultus models were designed.

In 1985, Suzuki began to export cars in to the United States.

In december 2009 Suzuki created an alliance with the German Volkswagen Group. However, in 2011, the alliance fell apart.

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