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Suzuki Opts-Out of Making Vehicles for the US Automotive Market


After nearly three decades of production, Suzuki has announced its departure from the U.S. automotive market. Suzuki first began manufacturing automobiles for the U.S. market in 1985 and will stop selling automobiles once their current supply runs out. They will however continue to produce motorcycles, ATV’s, and watercraft here in the U.S.

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Topics: Support, consumer research, vehicle service, Suzuki, Data, vehicle marketing, auto dealers, Vehicle Data, Manufacturer, Marketing, US Market, consumers, automakers, Auto, automotive


Exceptions to the VIN Decoding Rules


If you have read any of our other articles on VIN decoding you know already that the VIN pattern has certain information that it is required to contain in the US and Canada.  However, if you acquire and review a VIN file, like VIN Basic, you will come across exceptions to even these basic rules.  Here are a couple of VIN rules exceptions that have lead to questions from our customers in the past.

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Topics: FAQ, Support, VINBasic, VIN Pattern, Model Specific