Suzuki Motor Corp will invest “several billion yen” to build a second auto plant in Myanmar in a bid to make quick inroads into the country’s booming auto market, a report said. Japan’s Nikkei business daily reported that the company has secured a 20-hectare plot at the Japanese-backed Thilawa special...
Japanese carmakers Suzuki and Toyota are bidding for parts and manufacturing facilities in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), according to Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC).Aung Naing Oo, director general of the Myanmar Investment Commission, said the two Japanese auto giants and France-based auto parts manufacturer Lafarge have all made...

Suzuki Carry Sales Edge Up

Japanese automaker Suzuki’s Carry-branded minitrucks have seen a considerable rise in sales in recent months in Yangon amid increasing demand for cargo and passenger carrying vehicles in the commercial hub of the country, auto dealers say.“In February, Suzuki Carry was the best seller in the automobile market. The model...
Japanese automaker Suzuki Motor Corp donated 100 police motorcycles to the Myanmar government last week to help the country’s police force in maintaining law and order. The motorbikes will be used as security vehicles for ASEAN leaders who will attend the ASEAN summit next year, and to control law and...