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Jobs for youth: Isuzu SA takes on 72 industry trainees

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - Isuzu Motors SA is supporting the country's Youth Employment Service (YES) programme by placing 72 candidates for the first time in 2020. The programme was launched by the country's president, Cyril Ramaphosa, in 2018 to give young South Africans paid work experience. Wayne Osborne, Isuzu SA's training manager, said the… Continue reading Jobs for youth: Isuzu SA takes on 72 industry trainees

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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 of the… Continue reading Facelift, new finishes and cabin styling, for Isuzu’s mu-X wagon

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Isuzu commits to keeping trucks on the road during Covid-19

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - Isuzu Motors SA has acknowledged that essential services to keep the country Africa moving goods during the Covid-19 crisis need support so Chris Jonck, Isuzu SA's after-sales services boss. has committed to keeping its commercial vehicles on the roads. "Our after-sales team is on standby,'' he said, ''and customers can… Continue reading Isuzu commits to keeping trucks on the road during Covid-19

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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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Fine future for Isuzu SA as home office says ‘build on!’

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Isuzu Motors has confirmed an investment of R1.2-billion to assemble the brand's next generation bakkies in South Africa - but wait, there's more... ...another R2.8-billion will be generated through the life-cycle of the programme. The development follows Isuzu's takeover in 2018 of the brand's light commercial vehicle operations as well as… Continue reading Fine future for Isuzu SA as home office says ‘build on!’

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Auto diff lock gives Isuzu SUVs keys to the desert

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - Isuzu's seven-seat mu-X  SUV now offers a mechanical diff-lock for 4x4 and 4x2 models. The Eaton MLocker is said to be a mechanical locking differential which provides automatic additional. Technically, the MLocker works as a light-bias limited-slip differential during normal driving or as a locked diff when conditions demand. The MLocker… Continue reading Auto diff lock gives Isuzu SUVs keys to the desert

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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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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

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Globetrotting KB bakkie wins free factory restoration

Half-a-million kays later - a full restore Africa and Europe covered by Fanie's KB bakkie Meet winner of 'Living Legends' competition PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - Isuzu's revered, trusted and built-in-SA one-ton bakkies have been a firm South African favourite for 40 years - and now there is another chapter... An 18-year-old model that's covered… Continue reading Globetrotting KB bakkie wins free factory restoration