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Bogotá, Colombia, 2008-05-08 - General Motors Corporation (GM) and Isuzu Motors Limited announced their new joint venture, GM-Isuzu Camiones Andinos de Colombia Ltda., today. The purpose of which is to strengthen their strategic partnership and expand their truck and bus sales in Colombia.
The joint venture builds on the long-standing partnership that GM and Isuzu have enjoyed in the region by establishing a company that is dedicated to the marketing, sales, service and after-sales of commercial vehicles. The new partnership is the successful result of a 2007 agreement that studied the potential of a JV and will focus on strengthening the leadership that GM and Isuzu have built in this segment.
Isuzu Motors to Discontinue Distribution of New Passenger Vehicles in U.S. Effective January 31, 2009
January 30, 2008, CERRITOS, Calif. — Isuzu Motors America, Inc., announced today that, effective January 31, 2009, it would discontinue distributing new Isuzu passenger vehicles in North America. The discontinuation of passenger vehicles results from the prospective cessation of production by General Motors Corporation of the Ascender sport utility vehicle and the i-290 and i-370 pickup trucks.
“It has always been our intention to remain in the U.S. market,” said Terry Maloney, president and COO. “However, we were unable to secure any commercially viable replacements for these vehicles.”
Nissan, Honda Models Rank Highest in Thailand New-Vehicle Design and Performance, J.D. Power Asia Pacific Reports
BANGKOK: 27 November 2007 — Three Nissan models and two Honda models rank highest in their respective segments in new-vehicle design and performance, according to the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2007 Thailand Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) StudySM released today.
Now in its fifth year, the APEAL Study is a consumer-reported measure of what excites and delights owners about their new vehicle’s performance and design during the first two to six months of ownership. Redesigned in 2007, the study is comprised of nearly 100 attributes covering 10 vehicle components: exterior; interior; storage and space; audio/entertainment/navigation; seats; HVAC; driving dynamics; engine/transmission; visibility/driving safety; and fuel economy.
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has established Isuzu Commercial Truck of Canada, Inc., a distributor for its operations in Canada. The new company, ICTC, will import and sell Isuzu commercial vehicles and provide parts and service support -- strengthening its overall sales and service network in North America.
"Establishing the Isuzu brand in Canada will give us the opportunity to offer great trucks in a growing market, giving customers more choices when it comes to selecting the right truck for their business," said Makoto Kawahara, President of Isuzu Commercial Truck of America. "We're excited to share our products and philosophy of customer service with commercial truck buyers in Canada."
Two 2007 Isuzu Project Pickups to Be Displayed at SEMA
2007 Isuzu i-290 Sport Truck and 2007 Isuzu i-370 Off-Road Truck Developed by Street Scene EquipmentCERRITOS, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Two exciting and aggressive Isuzu Pickup project vehicles, both developed by Street Scene Equipment of Costa Mesa, California, will be displayed at this week's Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. The project vehicles -- a 2007 Isuzu i-290 Extended Cab Sport Truck and a 2007 Isuzu i-370 4x4 Crew Cab Off-Road Truck -- are designed to show consumers how they can customize an Isuzu Pickup with readily available aftermarket equipment.
2007 Isuzu i-370 4x4 Crew Cab Off-Road Truck. (PRNewsFoto/Isuzu Motors America, Inc.)
Isuzu Announces Two Additions to 2007 Pickup Line
Production to Begin in October of Two-Wheel-Drive Crew Cab and Five-Cylinder Extended Cab ModelsCERRITOS, Calif., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Isuzu Motors America, Inc., announced today that it will add two new models to its award-winning line of pickup trucks. The Isuzu i-370 4x2 Extended Cab and the Isuzu i-370 4x2 Crew Cab will join the already announced Isuzu i-290 4x2 Extended Cab and the Isuzu i-370 4x4 Crew Cab to double the size of the 2007 Isuzu Pickup lineup.
Isuzu for 2007: More Power for Pickups, More Safety for Ascender - But No Price Increase
-- New i-290 and i-370 Offer Larger 2.9- and 3.7-Liter EnginesCERRITOS, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Isuzu Motors America, Inc., announced today that it will make significant improvements to its line of award-winning pickups and SUVs for the 2007 model year -- while keeping prices unchanged from 2006. The i-280 and i-350 Pickups are replaced by the i-290 and i-370, a nod to their new, more powerful 2.9- and 3.7-liter engines, while the Ascender sport utility vehicle gets a new tire pressure monitoring system and a variety of appearance upgrades. All vehicles continue the Isuzu tradition of offering tremendous durability, ruggedness, warranty protection and value to consumers.
-- Tire Pressure Monitoring System Added to Flagship SUV
Isuzu Re-Ups Raytheon for Outsourced Learning ServicesTROY, Mich., June 19, 2006 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's subsidiary Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS) and Isuzu Motors America, Inc., have signed a contract for outsourced learning services. The contract extends a previous five-year contract between the two companies. Terms were not disclosed.
Every 2006 Isuzu Recognized for Low Cost by Intellichoice
Ascender 5-Passenger and i-280 Pickup Named 'Top Winners'CERRITOS, Calif., May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliChoice, a Campbell, California-based automotive information company that studies the ongoing costs of vehicle ownership, has recognized the 2006 Isuzu Ascender 7-Passenger, Ascender 5-Passenger, i-350 Pickup and i-280 Pickup as among the best in their classes for low cost.
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