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Since starting production in 1982, Pak Suzuki has produced models which are mainly equipped with 800cc to 1,000cc engines based on Japan's minicars. This is the first time for Suzuki to produce a model which shares the same body and engine displacement as the current Japanese minicar regulation*, in its overseas production site.
The Hustler, and its coupe stablemate, is a crossover type concept model of a new-genre minicar aimed to suit the active lifestyle of people who love nature, the outdoors and sports.
The president of Daihatsu Motor Co., the minicar-making subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corp., said Thursday Japan does not need to change its light taxation system for minicars, as demanded by the United States, claiming the Japanese auto market is already open.
PSA Peugeot Citroen (PEUP.PA), a France-based automaker, is planning to collaborate with Japan-based Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM) (LSE: TM), in the minicar segment in Europe, a German car magazine has reported, citing PSA's chief executive.
Through NMKV, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors will continuously strengthen their highly-competitive minicar lineups, reflecting the strengths of both companies in the areas of product planning, development, design and purchasing.
"Yung minicar lang ang tumaob pero pareho silang nakaladkad at napunta sa gilid (The minicar was the only one toppled but both vehicles were dragged on to the side of the tracks)," Ligutan said, but added that the victims were all conscious as they were being rushed to the hospital.
The manufacturer is benefiting from a decision not to scrap or delay vehicle programs during the 2009 economic crisis, with new models such as the Citroen DS3 minicar and Peugeot Hoggar pickup helping the company defend pricing and bolster deliveries in emerging markets.
According to a Bloomberg report, Nissan motor Co and Mitsubishi Motor Corp will set up a 50-50 joint company next year to develop minicars that may become strategic models sold globally.
units, followed by Suzuki Motor Corp.'s Wagon minicar with sales of 16,661
The move is also an effort to head off the challenge of Honda Motor Co., which is itself scheduled to release a new hybrid minicar, the Fit, in 2010.
Tokyo, June 13 (ANI): The world's first mass-produced zero-emission minicar, the "i-MiEV", is all set to debut on the Japanese market next month, which may usher in a new age of driving that does not require petroleum fuel.
Fuji had planned to close the minicar plant by moving minicar production to Daihatsu Motor Co., a Toyota subsidiary.
The oddly-named i minicar is destined to reach these shores in July with a price tag of pounds 9,000 - pretty hefty for such a small car.
The i minicar is easily capable of carrying four adults and its tight turning circle of 4.5m makes it ideally suited to city use.