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As one of the oldest companies in the automotive industry, Isuzu its beginnings to 1916, the year Ishikawajima Shipbuilding and Engineering Co. and Gas and Electric Industrial Co. initiated for automobile production. In 1922, first domestically produced a Wolseley model A-9, was In 1934, after meeting of Trade and Industry standards, were renamed ‘Isuzu’ the Isuzu River in the Ise Shrine

This is the origin of the company which was changed to today’s Motors Limited’ in 1949.

World War II, development and production of occurred at a feverish pace.

trucks were needed to all kinds of products and foodstuffs, and played a major role in after the war. Isuzu’s for trucks is firmly rooted in period. Since that an endless variety of models light-duty to heavy-duty trucks and have rolled off the Isuzu lines, with each being put to hard use in support of growth.

Launched in 1959, the N-Series was with a diesel engine the year, a first for light-duty in Japan. Isuzu has always led the way in trucks, introducing the Flat Low in 1974, Wide Cab in 1980 and independent suspension in 1990. The new ELF KR, in 2002, was the first to pass new 2003 short-term emission raising its reputation still

The medium-duty F-Series was launched in In 1998, a bedless model, V, was added, and the following year made its debut. In 2002, the efficient Smoother-F transmission available for the series.

1995 saw the of CE Series heavy-duty trucks and The GIGAMAX, launched in 1997, Japan’s first 4-bag air GIGA tractors received transmissions in 2001, increasing competitive edge.

The large-size bus GALA was introduced in 1996, by the mid-size buses GALA mio and mio in 1999. ERGA, a large bus, was launched in 2000.

History of passenger vehicles

has also been at the forefront of engineering as a passenger vehicle Starting with the first passenger car in 1953, Isuzu Bellel in 1961 and Bellett in ‘Bellett GT’ met with acclaim and was affectionately known by its ‘Bele GT’ In 1968, the 117 Coupe reached the market. The a vehicle jointly developed GM, was introduced in 1974, followed in by another Giugiaro design, the and a compact 4WD vehicle, the Rodeo

In 1985, Isuzu introduced FF and its television commercial featuring stunt-driving was higly reputated. ‘s distinctive passenger and sport-utility vehicles continue to a loyal following of fans.

of advancement overseas

In 1971, Isuzu reached on affiliation with General This marks the beginning of full-scale overseas strategy, and by the company was exporting KB pickups to the States. In another partnership GM, Isuzu unveiled the Gemini in as part of the first ‘world plan.

In the intervening 30 years, has been diligent in setting up in Thailand, North America and nurturing many friendships the years and creating a firm for today’s overseas strategy.

For Isuzu SUVs and trucks are all you’ll see at your local dealer; it’s been a few years since there’s an Isuzu car. The company’s lineup is more a function of than choice. In recent Isuzu has seen its share of times; a lack of funding for new product investment and marketing has the company to rely heavily on its with GM.

Both of the models in its are derived from existing GM

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Isuzu, which means 50 is the name of a river that through a province dotted ancient Shinto shrines in The company’s roots date to 1916, when Tokyo Shipbuilding and Engineering Company decided to broaden its business to automobile manufacturing. The company a technical union with the Wolseley Motor Company in Its debut licensed offering, the A9 soon followed, as did its first the CP.

By 1949, the company’s name had changed to the more succinct

In the postwar years, production of trucks boomed. The company’s played a significant role in reconstruction effort, and were to ferry clothes, food and essentials. In 1953, Isuzu out the Hillman Minx passenger the product of a technical union Rootes, a U.K. outfit.

The saw the launch of passenger cars the Florian, the Bellett and the 117 Coupe, as as trucks like the WASP. In Isuzu entered into a with General Motors. The released a couple of years was the first Isuzu vehicle to be from the pairing.

By the 1980s, Isuzu had landed on shores. The Pup was the first Isuzu in the U.S. market. The Trooper, an SUV in two- or four-door form, was in 1983 and quickly became in that new market segment. The entered into a joint with Subaru in 1987, a that spawned the Isuzu and the Isuzu Pickup.

Less than the trucks were the such as the dated I-Mark and the handsome, Italian-designed Impulse coupe.

The company’s sales relatively strong in the 1990s, in part to the increasing success of the which by that time had in size and luxury. The Trooper was one of the responsible for the massive popularity of the SUV category during that In 1999, GM upped its stake in to assume the role of majority

The new millennium brought bad news, Previous bestsellers like the and the Trooper were outclassed by fresher competition, and sales The Rodeo and the Axiom (a crossover were dropped from the in 2004.

Currently, Isuzu’s comprises just two vehicles — a and an SUV, both of which are on GM products.

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