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Junkyard Gem: 1980 Chevrolet LUV Mikado

Before there was the S-10, there was the Isuzu-built LUV

Junkyard Gem: 1984 Isuzu P'up

GM killed the LUV in 1983, but you could buy the same truck with Isuzu P'up badges after that.

16 things I learned about the Isuzu VehiCROSS

I fell down an internet rabbit hole. Here's what I found

Honda and Isuzu announce hydrogen partnership for heavy-duty trucks

It will be the first time Honda's fuel cells are tested in commercial trucks

Japan's Honda Motor Co and Isuzu Motors Ltd on Wednesday said they would jointly research the use of hydrogen fuel cells to power heavy-duty trucks, looking to expand fuel cell use by applying the zero-emission technology to larger vehicles. As part of a two-year deal, Isuzu will test Honda's fuel cell powertrain, which was designed for passenger cars, in Isuzu's commercial trucks, the companies said, which could pave the way for using the technology in a wider range of vehicles.

Junkyard Gem: 1998 Isuzu Oasis

Made by Honda, badged by Isuzu.

The badge-engineered Isuzu version of the Honda Odyssey minivan, this rare 1998 Isuzu Oasis ends its journey in a Denver self-service wrecking yard.

Junkyard Gem: 1986 Isuzu I-Mark Hatchback

Americans may know this car better as the Chevrolet Spectrum.

General Motors sold this car with Chevrolet and Geo badging, as the Spectrum, but a small number went to Isuzu dealerships with I-Mark badging.

Junkyard Gem: 1990 Geo Storm GSi

The Isuzu-built Storm GSi was quick and cheap.

General Motors sold Geo-badged Isuzu Impulses as the Storm during the 1990 through 1993 model years. Here's a high-performance 1990 Geo Storm GSi in an Arizona junkyard.

Junkyard Gem: 1997 Acura SLX

The elusive Acura-ized Isuzu Trooper, spotted in Denver.

When Honda needed a luxury SUV in the 1990s, the Isuzu Trooper got Acura badges. Here's a 1997 Acura SLX in a Colorado wrecking yard.

Junkyard Gem: 1988 Chevrolet Spectrum CL Sedan

Isuzu-built Spectrum became a Geo halfway through 1988 model year

Another adventure in GM/Isuzu badge engineering, the Chevrolet Spectrum became the Geo Spectrum during the 1988 model year, making the Chevy-badged cars real rarities. Here's one in a California self-service wrecking yard.

Japan may aid carmakers facing U.S. tariff threat

And government might boost domestic market by eliminating car sales tax

And government might boost domestic market by eliminating car sales tax.

Porsche revives Pink Pig and Rothman's liveries for Le Mans

These 911 RSRs should be fan pleasers

These 911 RSRs should be fan pleasers

Junkyard Gem: 2005 Isuzu Ascender

The seldom-seen Isuzu-badged Chevy Trailblazer.

The 2002-2009 Chevrolet Trailblazer had many badge-engineered siblings, including the GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier, Oldsmobile Bravada, and Saab 9-7X. The 2003-2007 Isuzu Ascender was the rarest of them all, and I was able to find this discarded '05 in an Arizona wrecking yard.

Come see all the cool cars in Geneva that we don't get in America

French hot hatches, sporty city cars and wagons

Yes, there are manual diesel-powered wagons.

5 Japanese Cars with the Most Ridiculous Names

We take a look at five cars from Japan with the most ridiculous names and some insane TV commercials.

2017 Tokyo Motor Show | Mega Gallery

See all the motorized machines of Tokyo

Everything from cars to motorcycles.

Isuzu truck concepts include honeycombed ‘toaster on wheels’

A truck modeled on insect architecture, and an EV named Elf.

A truck modeled on insect architecture, and an EV named Elf.

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