Saturday, May 15, 2010

Suzuki recalls 10,000 Alto in Europe

Suzuki Motor Corp., World's auto major is recalling the automatic transmission variant of its small hatchback 'Alto' in Europe, which is known Maruti A-Star in India. The recall will not have any impact on the cars sold in the India market as Maruti India does not sell the automatic transmission version in the country. Maruti A-Star is company's flagship model in the European market, and Maruti is selling it in Europe since starting of year 2009. Suzuki is recalling about 10,000 units of the automatic transmission version of the compact car to repair the faulty transmission system, reported Japanese news papers.

New Maruti Alto

The company sold about 1 lakh units in total of Alto (A-Star) in the European market last year of which about 10 percent were with automatic transmission. Just two months back in February this year, MSI had recalled one lakh A-Stars globally to rectify faulty fuel pump gasket. On the other hand, Many auto players in India are also planning to launch its much awaited car models in India that includes Volkswagen Vento, Tata Aria, Nissan Micra and Skoda Yeti.

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