Magyar Suzuki

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Magyar Suzuki in Esztergom, Hungary has over 6300 employees as of 2007)

Magyar Suzuki Corporation, located in Esztergom, Hungary, started production in October, 1992 — conceived during the GM ownership of 10% of Fiat Auto and 20% of Suzuki Motor Corporation.[1]

Through the end of September, 2005, the plant had a cumulative production volume of 849,000: 465,000 Suzuki Swift (Generation II) through March, 2003, 187,000 Suzuki Wagon R+, 137,000 Suzuki Ignis and 60,000 Generation IV of the Suzuki Swift. Current production capacity is 300,000 units/year.[2][3] In addition to Suzuki-badged vehicles, the Hungarian plant also produced 24,943 Fiat Sedici CUVs and 4,494 Ignis-based Subaru G3X Justys. The plant will produce the new Suzuki Splash, as well as a rebadged version for Opel, the Agila.[4]

Initially constructed with an investment of 14 billion Hungarian forints, Magyar Suzuki initially produced 1.0-litre and 1.3-litre Swifts, reaching the ten thousandth car in 1993.[5] On October 6, 2006, the plant produced its one millionth car, a five-door Generation IV Suzuki Swift. [5]

The plant meets ISO 14001 quality levels, engines manufactured at the plant meet Euro IV requirements, and Suzuki requires ISO 9001:2000 quality assurance certification from suppliers and dealerships.[5]

Model Production

Suzuki Splash
Suzuki SX4
Suzuki Ignis
Suzuki Wagon R+
Suzuki Swift (Generation II)
Fiat Sedici
Subaru Justy

See also

Official Website, Suzuki, Hungary

References

Coordinates: 47°46′01″N 18°45′01″E / 47.76694°N 18.75028°E / 47.76694; 18.75028