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CONFIRMED: Isuzu abandoning U.S. market

by John Neff (RSS feed) on Jan 30th, 2008 at 3:35PM

var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/CONFIRMED_Isuzu_abandoning_U_S_market'; Isuzu has officially announced that it's leaving the U.S. market and discontinuing sales of its i-Series pickup and Ascender SUV. Both vehicles are produced via a joint venture with General Motors, the i-Series being based on the Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon pickups and the Ascender being a rebadged version of the Chevy Trailblazer. Reuters reports that it will cost Isuzu some $37 million to bug out, mostly in dealer buyouts and other move-related costs. Though the Japanese automaker will not be selling vehicles in... Read More

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