NHTSA has sent letters to seven automakers, including VW and Tesla, asking which of their models contain Takata airbag inflators with ammonium nitrate propellant. The agency is considering a further expansion of the recall.
Suzuki aims to create the ultimate compact hatchback with the new Baleno. In addition to the new styling, it rides on a more rigid, lighter platform and boasts a turbocharged 1.0-liter engine with 110 hp.
Suzuki is teasing the introduction of its new compact Baleno for Europe at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The chunky, little five-door hatchback is the production version of the iK-2 concept from this year's Geneva Motor Show.
Suzuki and Volkswagen look to finally free themselves from their troubled partnership. At the same time, a hedge fund is buying up a portion of the Japanese automaker due to the company's strength in India.
Suzuki is recalling 2 million cars around the world, but the vast majority of the affected models were sold in Japan, and include a number of popular kei cars, as well as Japanese-built Chevy Cruze sedans.