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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.

Official
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.

Official
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.

Geneva
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.

Opinion
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.

Tokyo
2017 Tokyo Motor Show | Mega Gallery

See all the motorized machines of Tokyo

Everything from cars to motorcycles.

Tokyo
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.

Junkyard Gem: 1992 Geo Storm

The Geo-badged Isuzu Impulse, in lovely early-90s blue and pink.

The Isuzu Impulse-based Geo Storm sold fairly well during its 1990-1993 sales run. This '92 managed to hang on until age 25.

Florida man found dead inside SUV covered in parking tickets

Nothing is certain except for death and parking tickets.

Official
Mazda and Isuzu to collaborate on a new pickup truck

The final Ford-Mazda tie-up dissolves with this new partnership.

Of course, there are no plans to bring the truck to the United States.

Recalls
GM re-recalls 11k SUVs

GM is recalling 10,000 examples of the Buick Rainier, Chevrolet Trailblazer, and GMC Envoy because they don't have the right fix for an earlier safety campaign.

Official
GM and Isuzu to partner for medium-duty commercial truck

Chevrolet is returning to the medium-duty truck market in 2016 with several versions of the Isuzu's N-Series models.

Recalls
GM recalling 316k vehicles due to headlamp faults

General Motors has announced a recall covering 316,357 vehicles globally, due to the possibility of sporadic or permanent failure of the low-beam headlamps. 273,182 of these vehicles are in the United States, while the remaining affected units are in Canada, Mexico, and elsewhere.

Report
GM, Isuzu shacking up on global midsize pickup development

General Motors and Isuzu might not be financial partners anymore, but it would seem that all those years working together still leaves a strong bond between them to work on new vehicles. Their latest collaboration is co-developing a next-generation midsize pickup to launch at a still-unannounced point in the future. Potential buyers of the upcoming Chris Bruce

Recalls
GM SUV window switch recall urges owners to park vehicles outside

It's not unusual for there to be a lag between an automaker announcing a recall and the official documentation showing up on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. So it's no surprise that a recent GM campaign took about a month to appear in its official capacity. However, there appears to be some big differences between the two reports with potential safety implications.

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