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    Navistar still interested in acquiring GM medium-duty trucks?

    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?

    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

    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

    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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    Isuzu, dumping product, posts highest sales since 2000

    Aggressive dealer cash incentives ranging from $4,000 to $8,000 on vehicles has helped Isuzu record its first quarterly sales increase in nearly eight years. The news of 2,007 new units out the door follows the not-so-shocking report earlier this year that Isuzu is abandoning the U.S. market -- ...

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    CONFIRMED: Isuzu abandoning U.S. market

    var digg_url = ''; 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 ...

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    MSNBC names the best and worst selling of 2007

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times – it was 2007. Topping the sales figures for the year that almost was are mainly servile vehicles, while the more ostentatious, less useful cars round out the bottom-feeder roster. Family cars at the top and niche cars in the basement ...

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    GM may sell medium-duty truck unit to Navistar

    In a move billed as potentially assisting Navistar with "life after Ford," the company is talking to GM about buying the General's medium-duty truck unit. Navistar already makes trucks and engines, and talks are only just beginning, but buying the GM unit would allow it to enlarge its market share ...

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    Isuzu plans Alabama truck plant

    When the fruity people at Del Monte closed their Pinson Valley distribution center in Alabama, they were left with 300k square-feet worth of warehouse space and a lot of unsold canned pears. Being in the market for a manufacturing center, Isuzu decided to pick up the facility with the intention of ...

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    General Motors and Isuzu to build pickups together

    General Motors and Isuzu Motors Ltd. will get together for another joint venture to start developing new pickups together for emerging markets.  The JV, called LCV Platform Engineering Corp., has worked together successfully before on pickup development and production, and despite GM having ...

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    Nissan design chief argues GM has forgotten its customers

    Shiro Nakamura, a senior vice president for Nissan Motor Co. and design chief for the automaker, believes that General Motors has been suffering from a lack of awareness when it comes to consumers' needs:  "there was a lack of customer-orientation." And arguably, he should know: ...

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    VIDEO: Isuzu Gemini commercial from the '80s

    Put on your acid wash jeans and brush out your feathered locks, people, because we're about to revisit the '80s. Autoblog reader Steve sent us a link to this Google video of the Isuzu Gemini showing off some physics-defying stuff -- and we all know how bad CG was back then, so it's more than ...

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    Isuzu MU-7 bound for U.S. in a couple of years?

    We’ll warn you first that this is total speculation based on rumor and hearsay, but you’re looking at a picture of what is supposedly Isuzu’s new mid-size SUV called the MU-7. The MU-7 is based on Isuzu’s D-Max truck platform, which also underpins the Chevy Colorado and ...


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