Printed in Japan on recycled paperPublished by:SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION English versionIssued date: September 2016Suzuki Family is always happy to hear from our readers. Please send your letter and photo(s) with Suzuki products to: Suzuki Family Editor Global Marketing Administration & Planning Suzuki Motor Corporation (address shown left)(Letters and photos sent to us cannot be returned, and may be edited for publication.)300 Takatsuka-cho, Minami-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Japan 432-8611 HQ NewsSUZUKI FAMILY 144No.In April, just 11 years and 5 months after the launching of Suzuki’s popular car, Swift, worldwide sales reached 5 million units. Swift has production facilities in Japan, Hungary, India, China, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam. The Swift has won numerous awards including RJC Car of the Year in Japan in 2006 and 2011 and Indian car of the year in 2012. The Swift has been adapted to global markets with diesel and sedan models and its sporty, stylish and fun to drive image has made it a hit in more than 140 markets around the world.SMC’s Makinohara 20MW Solar Power Plant goes online this summer with a total of 110,000 solar panels on nearly half a million square metres of land. The Makinohara Plant joins smaller solar installations on the roof of Suzuki’s Hamamatsu Plant and in Maisaka-cho, Hamamatsu. Together these plants which will sell their power to Chubu Electric Company, will reduce Suzuki’s CO2 emissions in Shizuoka Prefecture by almost 10% in comparison to that of fiscal 2014.Global Swift Sales Reach 5 Million UnitsSuzuki Goes Solar