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Suzuki Motor Corporation
Native name
Suzuki Kabushiki-Gaisha
Public (K.K.)
Traded as TYO: 7269
Industry Automotive
Founded October 1909; 112 years ago (1909-10) (as Suzuki Loom Works)
Founder Michio Suzuki
Hamamatsu, Shizuoka
Area served
Key people
Osamu Suzuki
Yasuhito Harayama
(Vice Chairman)
Toshihiro Suzuki
Products Automobiles, engines, motorcycles, ATVs, outboard motors
Production output
Decrease 3,055,860 automobiles (2019)
Decrease 2,269,000 Motorcycles and ATVs (FY2012)
Revenue Increase ¥2,578.3 billion (FY2012)
(US$26.27 billion)
Increase ¥80.4 billion (FY2012)
(US$819 million)
Total assets Increase ¥2,487.6 billion (FY2012)
(US$25.34 billion)
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Suzuki is a Japanese company that makes cars and motorcycles. It had a stake in CAMI Automotive with General Motors. After the discontinuation of Chevrolet Tracker CAMI started producing the Equinox, as well as the Suzuki XL-7 SUV. Suzuki also sold three Daewoo models in the U.S. and Canada, the Kalos, Lacetti and Magnus. Suzuki backed out of the venture in 2010 after the redesigned XL-7 did not match sales demands. In 2012 Suzuki stopped making cars for the American market. It will continue to build and sell ATVs, motorcycles and army vehicles.

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