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    Recalls: 2003-2004 Isuzu SUVs recalled for suspension corrosion woes
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    Here's a brand we haven't written about in some time. Isuzu is recalling 8,816 2003 Rodeo Sports and 2003 to 2004 Rodeo and Axiom models that are registered in just about any state that uses salt on winter roads. That means Isuzu owners in states as far east as Maine, as far south as Kentucky and ...

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    Official: Isuzu MU-X SUV is a Chevy Trailblazer in drag [w/videos]
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    Back before SUVs and crossovers came to dominate the market, the Chevy Blazer was king. In fact the nameplate was so iconic that Chevy spun it off into several different sizes, with the compact S-10 Blazer (also known as, among many other things, the GMC Jimmy) expanding to the K5 Blazer (later ...

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    Recalls: GM recalls over 230,000 more Trailblazer-family SUVs over door electronics
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    Back in August, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a recall on the General Motors GMT360 SUVs (Buick Rainier, Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Isuzu Ascender and Saab 9-7X) ranging from the 2005 to 2007 model years and the 2006 GMT370 SUVs (Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and ...

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    Video: Isuzu Trail View is Google Street View for off road
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    Isuzu has taken to advertising its not-for-North-America KB pickup truck with a unique initiative. The company wanted to apply the Google Street View philosophy to some of South Africa's more remote off-road trails, and the result is Isuzu Trail View. Using multiple action cameras situated in a ...

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    Official: GM, Isuzu planning new truck development
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    General Motors and Isuzu had a long and drawn-out break up that resulted in the loss of Isuzu passenger cars in the US, as well as heavy-duty truck operations for GM. Now it appears that both automakers are in talks to produce pickup trucks once again, after signing a memorandum of understanding ...

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    Official: GM-Isuzu joint venture assembles 1.5-millionth Duramax diesel
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    General Motors and Isuzu have officially stitched together 1.5 million Duramax 6.6-liter diesel engines. The joint venture between the two manufacturers started in 1998, and now the DMAX plant employs 517 workers in a 584,000 square-foot facility. GM introduced the Duramax turbo diesel engine to ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 250,000 SUVs over door electronics
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    After a door-fire investigation that dates back to February, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has officially announced a recall today that affects around 250,000 General Motors SUVs for a faulty driver's door module. The recall applies to the Buick Rainier, Chevrolet ...

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    Official: Isuzu recalls cold state Amigo and Rodeo Sport SUVs over suspension corrosion [w/video]
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    Here's a blast from the past: The lovable Isuzu Amigo is being recalled. That's right, despite Isuzu having entirely departed the U.S. market two-and-a-half years ago, the company is still responsible for warranty and recall service on its vehicles. This one is complicated but potentially ...

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    Report: NHTSA opens door to expanded Chevy Trailblazer fire probe
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    The investigation into Trailblazer blazes has moved onto the next level, according to Reuters. Back in February, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration started investigating 2006-2007 model year Chevrolet Trailblazers after receiving a dozen complaints about fires breaking out in ...

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    Toyota CEO lists favorite cars from other automakers
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    During a meeting of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Toyota president Akio Toyoda offered a "Chapeau!" to his fellow CEOs by listing his favorite cars from other makers. He listed just one vehicle from five makers represented on the board, in alphabetical order: the Honda NSX, ...

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    Report: GM first proposed $3B controlling stake in Isuzu
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    General Motors initially wanted to buy one-third of Isuzu Motors Ltd, which would give it the right to veto board decisions, but has scaled back how much of the Japanese company it might try to buy, according to a new Reuters report. At current stock prices, GM would have paid more than $3 ...

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    Report: GM interested in taking stake in Isuzu again?
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    General Motors and Isuzu were partners for decades before parting ways in 2006. Even now, you can find the final hangover of an alliance that gave us vehicles like the Geo Storm and Chevrolet LUV in the GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado smallish pickups. The two companies may start negotiations ...

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    Report: NHTSA closes probes into VW Passat fires, GM medium-duty trucks
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    Looks like Volkswagen and General Motors can breathe a corporate sigh of relief. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has closed investigations into both companies without issuing fines or ordering a recall. The government safety agency said it had reviewed 43 reports of engine fires ...

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    Planters cracks open a new ride for Mr. Nut
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    Planters Nutmobile – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mr. Peanut can't be relegated to just any automobile. After all, as the face of Nabisco's Planters division and as one of the most beloved (though just a wee bit creepy, if we're being honest) mascots in American history, Sir Nut ...

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    GM recalling pickups for missing child seat tether
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    General Motors is recalling nearly 200,000 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon and Isuzu i280 and i370 pickups. The vehicles are apparently equipped with a top child restraint tether anchor that's not accessible as required by federal law in the center seating position. This means parents could ...

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    REPORT: Isuzu proposes new HD diesel engine for GM?
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    We're not entirely sure what to make of reports regarding Isuzu's tie-up with General Motors for diesel engines that seem to conflict with one another, but here we go anyway. According to Bloomberg, Isuzu is considering whether it should end its joint venture with The General for the production ...

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    Navistar still interested in acquiring GM medium-duty trucks?
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    Even though a deal with Navistar International Corp dissolved over the summer, the commercial truck maker remains interested in possibly acquiring General Motors' medium-duty truck unit. Dan Ustian, Navistar's chairman, chief executive and president, told the Reuters Manufacturing Summit in Chicago ...

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    GM to sell medium-duty truck business to Isuzu?
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    As General Motors seeks to streamline its production, the auto giant's medium-duty truck business is back on the block. This past summer a deal with Navistar fell through, leaving GM holding its hat, but a new deal could see the line transfer to Isuzu. The Japanese automaker, which was due to ...

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    Isuzu not interested in GM's medium-duty truck operations
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    It must be pretty hard to unload an unwanted truck business these days. Just ask General Motors, which has attempted to sell its medium-duty truck operations first to Navistar and then Isuzu. Both heavy-duty diesel makers have passed on the offer. Isuzu had been rumored as a possible buyer for the ...

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    GM considering selling medium truck operations to Isuzu
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    Reports are coming in that the General is considering selling its medium truck operations to Isuzu. This news is totally unconfirmed by both parties, though Isuzu says it would be more than willing to listen if GM felt the desire to talk.All of this comes shortly after Navistar chose not to follow ...

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