Isuzu Logo – Isuzu Motors Ltd. was established in Japan in 1939 and in 1948 it was the largest manufacturer of engines diesel in the country. Today Isuzu is one of the diesel engine manufacturers the world’s largest, with a cumulative production of over 16 million units its engines being preferred by the leading manufacturers of automobiles worldwide for its excellent performance and low power consumption.
In recent years, the diesel engine has again attracted the attention of drivers for their efficiency and durability. During the past 66 years, Isuzu Motors Ltd. has devoted most of its research and development to this engine, is today recognized as a pioneer in technological innovation. The company currently manufactures about 60 diesel engines from 1,000 to 30,000 cc for a wide variety of industrial uses. Isuzu has a good reputation as a manufacturer of pickup trucks and commercial vehicles. The company has a good level of sales in the markets of North America, China, Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Isuzu has also adopted as a first priority the reduction of environmental pollution. Isuzu concentrated their energies on developing clean diesel engines that provide a significant reduction in levels of particulate and gaseous pollutants. As a story we can say that since 1955 Isuzu is the only supplier of diesel engines for the Japanese national research base at the South Pole. Simultaneously, the company is devoting all its resources to developing new technologies to further enhance the benefits of diesel engines and high performance, durability and high thermal efficiency. By the time Spain (Isuzu Iberia) mainly sells pickup Rodeo.
In Argentina, the Chevrolet plant in Alvear (Santa Fe), 14 km from Rosario (Argentina), is assembled Corsa Classic 1.7 Isuzu-engined L, which is exported to different countries. Also the Swedish automaker Saab is implemented in some of its diesel models. In Colombia have been assembled models of this brand since 1981, being known as Chevrolet, (real name not be used Isuzu commercial reasons) Luv, until 2005, the year which was discontinued by the D-Max (Isuzu D- Max). Truck Lines NHR, NKR, NNR, NPR and NQR are currently in production Colmotores, the GM subsidiary in Colombia, other models were assembled, and in turn others from economic liberalization in 1992 imported.