History

Progressed with customers worldwide.

2002

2002 Jan Alto LapinAlto Lapin minivehicle debuts.
Aggregate global sales of Suzuki cars reach 30 million units.
Mar New assembly line at Kosai Plant No. 1 is built.
May Suzuki gains a majority stake in Indian automaker Maruti Udyog Ltd.
Jun Sky Wave 650Skywave 650 (Burgman) large scooter debuts.
Suzuki, General Motors Corp., Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. and Isuzu Motors Ltd. form an Alliance Purchasing Team (APT) for joint purchasing of certain items.
Jul Suzuki develops the first direct-injection turbo engine for minivehicles.
Sep Suzuki Motor R&D China Co., Ltd. (a motorcycle R&D company) is established in Beijing, China. 
Nov Suzuki makes P.T. Indomobil Suzuki International (an Indonesian joint venture for car and motorcycle production) a subsidiary.