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Isuzu investing heavy money for D-Max light commercial

PORT ELIZABETH– Upgrades and modifications to the Isuzu Motors SA plant in Port Elizabeth are under way to prepare for assembly of the seventh-generation Isuzu D-MAX bakkie. Isuzu Japan, towards the end of 2019, confirmed the investment into South Africa of R1.2-billion for its next bakkie programme. Dominic Rimmer, chief of technical operations at the… Continue reading Isuzu investing heavy money for D-Max light commercial

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Isuzu Arctic AT 35: Will ‘toughest D-Max’ score a sales A+?

More than a suspension and body lift Only 50 a year to be assembled in SA Hard-core off-roader oozes oomph PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Isuzu South Africa has expanded its bakkie offering with a new flagship intended for keen – and perhaps expert  off-roaders, professionals to reach hard-to-reach places, and even city folk who… Continue reading Isuzu Arctic AT 35: Will ‘toughest D-Max’ score a sales A+?

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All-new Mazda BT-50 bakkie: First redesign in nine years

HIROSHIMA, Japan – Mazda Motor Corporation has hosted the world premiere of an all-new Mazda BT-50 bakkie, fully redesigned for the first time in nine years and supplied by Isuzu Motor Ltd on an OEM basis. The bakkies will be in showrooms in selected countries, starting with the Australian market under the Mazda brand name,… Continue reading All-new Mazda BT-50 bakkie: First redesign in nine years

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Facelift, new finishes and cabin styling, for Isuzu’s mu-X wagon

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Isuzu Motors SA has revamped its seven-seater mu-X sport utility vehicle with exterior styling enhancements and more upmarket finishes in the cabins. The crash mitigation package has also been upgraded with an emergency braking system first seen on the Isuzu D-Max range. Dominic Rimmer from Isuzu SA explained: “The launch… Continue reading Facelift, new finishes and cabin styling, for Isuzu’s mu-X wagon

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Isuzu SA heading for hot market in Kenya

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Isuzu Motors SA has launched a programme to export new, but disassembled, Isuzu D-MAX pick-ups for assembly in Equator-straddling Kenya. ”This,” the automaker says, ”is our first regional trade exchange in Africa and is aligned to a strategy for its South African assembly plant to become a hub to grow… Continue reading Isuzu SA heading for hot market in Kenya

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High times ahead for unique Isuzu bakkie

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa – Kanu Commercial Body Builders has created an Isuzu bakkie with an aerial platform that can soar more than 15 metres skyward and swivel through 360 degrees. Kanu’s MD Mike Pienaar said the platform was fitted to an Isuzu D-MAX 250 bakkie for maintenance work in the telecommunications and energy fields.… Continue reading High times ahead for unique Isuzu bakkie

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Speed-freak Eisenberg burns up beach to top records

LONDON, England – Record-breaker Zef Eisenberg has raced into the history books with speed records on the vast Pendine Sands on Britain’s South Wales coast. He scored: Fastest sand speed record yet achieved by a wheel-powered vehicle at 534km/h. Fastest flying quarter (one way) wheel-powered record at 427km/h Fastest flying mile (one way) wheel-powered record… Continue reading Speed-freak Eisenberg burns up beach to top records

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Isuzu SA going big with Icelandic KB bakkies conversions

Isuzu going B-I-G with its KB range in SA Icelandic company involved in special vehicles Special conversion jobs on Isuzu D-MAX trucks PORT ELIZABETH South Africa – An exclusive and very well-specced Isuzu D-MAX Arctic AT 35 is about to become the brand’s flagship in South African showrooms and the required parts are coming all… Continue reading Isuzu SA going big with Icelandic KB bakkies conversions

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New Isuzu bakkies riding even prouder in UK market

Three of a kind for 2018 Isuzu bakkie range UK marketers update comfort, work ethic, tech Improved cabin comfort, farewell AdBlue BIRMINGHAM, England – Isuzu UK has launched an updated Isuzu D-Max range of what it describes as ”good-looking, comfortable, hard-working pick-ups”. The updated Isuzu D-Max bakkie range will be officially launched on October 1… Continue reading New Isuzu bakkies riding even prouder in UK market