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Suzuki plans Japanese launch of electric minicar in $10,000 range

EV will compete on affordability with quality, president says

Suzuki is already bringing electrification to its Hustler sport utility vehicle and other models, with plans for an all-electric car in a few years. (Photo by Ou Niinuma).

TOKYO -- Suzuki Motor is eyeing a domestic rollout of an electric minicar by 2025 in a price range starting at 1 million yen ($8,700) after government subsidies, around half what rivals are shooting for.

The company has also planned to release an electric vehicle in India.

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