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Locally-engineered Isuzu Bakkies Pop Out of the Box at JIMS

17.10.2013

Creativity has been taken a step further at the Isuzu stand at the 2013 Johannesburg International Motor Show, as the brand has created a selection of special KB bakkies, showing off the customisation options available for the KB.

GMSA set to distribute 3 000 Kommunity Desks as part of 2013 Rally to Read

17.05.2013

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) will be making a valuable contribution towards education in South Africa with the donation of 3 000 Kommunity Desks to needy schools during the Eastern Cape leg of the 2013 Rally to Read project. This takes the total Kommunity desks handed over through the Company to over 14 000 by the end of 2013.

Isuzu gives another helping hand to the Kommunity

15.05.2013

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) today handed over four brand new Isuzu KB250 D-TEQ Double Cab 4x4 LE bakkies to the Kommunity Group with which GMSA has had a sponsorship project on the go for the last two years. Tying in with the launch of the all-new, sixth-generation Isuzu KB, the Kommunity Group initiative will now continue to change the lives of thousands of South Africans with the tough, dependable style only an Isuzu can deliver.

All Roads Lead to NAMPO with Isuzu and Chevrolet

14.05.2013

Isuzu and Chevrolet are taking to the road on a trip through central South Africa to showcase the presence, capability and comfort of the all new Isuzu KB and Chevrolet Trailblazer. General Motors South Africa's newest vehicles will team up to demonstrate their formidable off-road capabilities and comfort at the largest agricultural show in the southern hemisphere, the Nasionale Mielie Produsente Organasie (NAMPO).

Local is lekker: new Isuzu KB tailored locally for real tough South Africans

09.05.2013

What happens when you give a team of highly-qualified and specialised designers and engineers the opportunity to custom-design and engineer a new vehicle for a specific market, with localised production and engineering facilities at their beck and call?

New 6th generation Isuzu KB leads with innovative Trailview

25.04.2013

Following the successful launch of the all-new 6th generation Isuzu KB, General Motors South Africa has also launched an innovative new interactive product which integrates the new KB’s legendary off-road capabilities with technological innovation to provide off-road enthusiasts with a whole new approach to off-road driving.

New 6th Generation Isuzu KB – A Big Bakkie From The Bakkie Specialists

12.03.2013

The all-new 6th Generation Isuzu KB has arrived in Africa to build on Isuzu’s iconic heritage of innovation, toughness, durability, reliability and functionality. With bold new styling, higher levels of comfort and safety together with more powerful engines the new KB offers an exciting package for the serious bakkie owner and operator.

GMSA Employees Sharpen Skills Ahead of 6th Generation Isuzu KB Launch

13.12.2012

520 General Motors South Africa (GMSA) assembly workers spent the first two weeks of December undergoing training at the Eastcape Training Centre (ETC) in Port Elizabeth. The employees who work at the Port Elizabeth Struandale Assembly Plant where the company builds the Isuzu KB, Chevrolet Utility, and Chevrolet Spark undertook training focused on the company’s Global Manufacturing System (GMS).

GMSA Employees Sharpen Skills Ahead of 6th Generation Isuzu KB Launch

13.12.2012

520 General Motors South Africa (GMSA) assembly workers spent the first two weeks of December undergoing training at the Eastcape Training Centre (ETC) in Port Elizabeth. The employees who work at the Port Elizabeth Struandale Assembly Plant where the company builds the Isuzu KB, Chevrolet Utility, and Chevrolet Spark undertook training focused on the company’s Global Manufacturing System (GMS).

50 Bells: A Ruby Anniversary

28.09.2012

The near-century old history of Isuzu reveals its founding fathers as being pioneers in the Japanese motor industry. Forty years ago General Motors South African began local production of Isuzu-based light commercial vehicles, an activity that has since grown from strength to strength in establishing the brand as one of the country’s major players.

50 BELLS: A RUBY ANNIVERSARY

03.09.2012

The near-century old history of Isuzu reveals its founding fathers as being pioneers in the Japanese motor industry. Forty years ago General Motors South African began local production of Isuzu-based light commercial vehicles, an activity that has since grown from strength to strength in establishing the brand as one of the country’s major players.

50 BELLS: A RUBY ANNIVERSARY

13.07.2012

The near-century old history of Isuzu reveals its founding fathers as being pioneers in the Japanese motor industry. Forty years ago General Motors South African began local production of Isuzu-based light commercial vehicles, an activity that has since grown from strength to strength in establishing the brand as one of the country’s major players.

Isuzu 4x4 Challenge Draws Even Bigger Crowd

04.07.2012

This year marked the 11th anniversary of the Isuzu 4x4 Challenge sponsored by General Motors South Africa (GMSA), and its Isuzu brand, at the Lookout in Kirkwood on Saturday, 30 June 2012.

Isuzu Prepares For 4X4 Challenge in Kirkwood

23.05.2012

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) and its Isuzu brand is proud to present the 11th Isuzu 4x4 Challenge to be held at the Lookout in Kirkwood on Saturday, 30 June 2012.

50 BELLS: A RUBY ANNIVERSARY

16.05.2012

The near-century old history of Isuzu reveals its founding fathers as being pioneers in the Japanese motor industry. Forty years ago General Motors South African began local production of light commercial vehicles, an activity that has since grown from strength to strength in establishing the brand as one of the country’s major players.

Isuzu Brand Prominent In Spec-Savers Ironman

30.04.2012

The weekend of the 21st April saw triathlon fans converge on Nelson Mandela Bay for the staging of the Spec-Savers Ironman South Africa event.

Isuzu at the 2012 Cape Getaway Show this weekend

23.03.2012

The 2012 Cape Getaway Show kicks off on Friday, 23 March and runs until Sunday, 25th March at the Lourensford Wine Estate outside Somerset West. Now in its 20th year, the show is considered the benchmark by many in the industry. It is hosted by Getaway magazine and attracts in excess of 16 000 visitors per annum that have a keen interest in the latest camping and adventure gear and get all the information needed to plan another great holiday.

GMSA Exports First Shipment Of Isuzus To Kenya

12.03.2012

Port Elizabeth- General Motors South Africa (GMSA) exported its first shipment of Isuzu KB light commercial vehicles (LCV) to Kenya over the weekend.

Isuzu Off-Road Academy Achieves South African Quality Authority Accreditation For 4X4 Driving Courses

21.02.2012

The Isuzu Off-Road Academy, in association with the African Off-Road Academy, is now certified by the South African Qualification Authority to provide 4X4 on- and off-road training to standards prescribed by the SAQA (South African Qualification Authority). The Isuzu Off-Road Academy is the first vehicle manufacturer backed 4X4 academy to achieve this status.

GM Reports Net Income of $1.7 Billion

09.11.2011

DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced third quarter net income attributable to common stockholders of $1.7 billion, or $1.03 per fully-diluted share. In the third quarter of 2010, GM’s net income attributable to common stockholders was $2.0 billion, or $1.20 per fully-diluted share.

Isuzu provides a unique look under the skin of the KB Pick-up at Johannesburg International Motor Show

26.09.2011

Visitors to the General Motors stand at the Johannesburg International Motor Show will have an opportunity to experience an under the skin view of the technical features of the popular Isuzu KB pick-up. A “transparent” version of the KB ...

Isuzu delivers at the 4X4 Challenge in Kirkwood

04.07.2011

The Isuzu Off-Road Academy KB300 Double Cab 4x4 won the 4X4 challenge held at the Lookout in Kirkwood over the weekend ...

GM Reports Net Income of $3.2 Billion (R21.4 billion)

05.05.2011

DETROIT – General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) today announced first quarter net income attributable to common stockholders of $3.2 billion (R 21.4 billion), or $1.77 (R11.86) per fully-diluted share, marking the company’s fifth consecutive profitable quarter ...

Isuzu Supports Ironman

07.04.2011

Isuzu's tough KB bakkies are set to deliver yet again when they are put into service as the back-up vehicles during the Ironman race this weekend ...

GM Announces CFO Transition

10.03.2011

DETROIT – General Motors Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell today announced that he will leave the company April 1, 2011, having completed the largest public offering in history and stabilizing the company’s financial operations.

Isuzu Launches Off-Road Driver Training Academy

28.02.2011

General Motors South Africa (GMSA) has announced the launch of the Isuzu Off-Road driver training academy aimed at existing and potential Isuzu KB bakkie owners ...

Speech By The President Of NAAMSA, Mr David Powels

03.02.2011

The Johannesburg International Motor Show, to be held from 6 - 16 October 2011, was launched today at a function at the Johannesburg Expo Centre ...

Strong Start To 2011 For Vehicle Sales

02.02.2011

The motor industry welcomed the start of the new year with a strong sales performance in January. NAAMSA sales statistics released today ...

ISUZU Motors in Japan reaffirm commitment to Africa

10.11.2010

The visit by Japan’s Isuzu Motors Limited Chairman and Director, Mr Yoshinori Ida, at General Motors South Africa (GMSA) today reaffirmed the Japanese company’s commitment to Africa ...

ISUZU CELEBRATES SUCCESS IN 72 HOUR CHALLENGE WITH RELEASE OF KB72 4x2 AND 4x4

30.08.2010

General Motors South Africa has announced the release of the Isuzu KB72, an added value version of the popular KB 250 LE Double Cab, to commemorate Isuzu’s successful completion of its 72 hour challenge ...

72 HOUR RECORD BREAK MISSION ACCOMPLISHED FOR ISUZU

23.04.2010

At 2pm on Tuesday the 20th April a group of 51 Drivers (including 14 media, 6 GMSA Engineers, Gerotek Test Drivers and a number of professional drivers) set off on a mission to break a number of existing South African speed and distance records ...

 

OPERATION RACHEL - ISUZU CONTINUES SUPPORT FOR ARMS CLEARING OPERATION

27.09.2009

There was a time, not too long ago, when an AK47 rifle could be obtained quite easily for just R100. A single round for this awesome assault rifle cost just 30 cents. The price determined by ...

 

Operation Rachel - Isuzu continues support for arms clearing operation

27.09.2009

There was a time, not too long ago, when an AK47 rifle could be obtained quite easily for just R100. A single round for this awesome assault rifle cost just 30 cents. The price determined by ...

 

Isuzu sponsors Berg River Canoe Marathon

25.07.2009

The 36th Isuzu Berg River Canoe marathon was held in the Western Cape in July. This is the second year that Isuzu have sponsored the event, which is widely, acclaimed as the toughest ...

 

GMSA makes R500 million capital investment

06.07.2009

The new 5th Generation Isuzu KB, recently launched by General Motors South Africa (GMSA), marks the biggest, single, product line investment in the history of the company. Capital expenditure ...

 

Regatta Success Secures Sailing Nationals for Port Elizabeth in 2005

10.05.2009

The success of the recent Nelson Mandela Bay Isuzu Week signals a vote of confidence in Port Elizabeth as a sailing destination of choice. The Algoa Bay Yacht Club and its sponsors- ...

 

Nelson Mandela Bay Isuzu Week Kicks Off

28.04.2009

"All logistical and other arrangements are in place for the launch of Nelson Mandela Bay Isuzu Week which kicks off next week from the 26th to the 30th of April. The Regatta formerly known ...

 

Development Sailors Participate in Nelson Mandela Bay Isuzu Week Regatta

19.04.2009

General Motors South Africa has made a significant contribution to the Algoa Bay Yacht Club’s Development Sailing Academy. This is in keeping with the company’s vision to assist with ...

 

Nelson Mandela Bay Isuzu Regatta set to kick off

30.03.2009

The Nelson Mandela Bay Isuzu Regatta is set to kick off on the 23rd April and will run up until the 29th April. Formerly known as Algoa Bay Week, this event will be proudly hosted by Algoa ...

 

ISUZU

31.10.2008

The Isuzu name is recognised worldwide for its leadership and innovation, particularly in the field of commercial vehicles manufacture, and diesel engine technology. Throughout a vehicle production history going back 85 years Isuzu vehicles have been engineered with passion and dedication to push the limits of capability while redefining the perceptions of value.

OPERATION MANDUME

31.10.2008

Back in 1993 Isuzu promised to help rid Mozambique of illegal arms caches hidden across the country, remnants of the civil war that ravaged the country for many years.

OPERATION MANDUME

30.05.2008

General Motors South Africa released its two and a half millionth locally manufactured unit to the vehicle sales market this month.

Isuzu Motors President visits South Africa

04.05.2007

Outside of Japan, South Africa is one of Isuzu’s most important markets, says Yoshinori Ida, President for Isuzu Motors Japan.

 

ISUZU LAUNCHES NEW KB MODELS

22.11.2005

GENERAL Motors South Africa has introduced three new Isuzu KB models into its extensive 1-ton light commercial vehicle range.

 

ISUZU SUPPLIES CITY OF CAPE TOWN 37 REFUSE COMPACTORS

22.11.2005

The City of Cape Town has placed an order for 37 Isuzu FVZ 1400 6x4 refuse compactors. The Isuzu trucks were specially homologated to accept the Faun Rotopress Compactors, which due to ...

 

ISUZU INTRODUCES SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE PLANS TO ITS POPULAR KB RANGE AND ANNOUNCES PRICING REALIGNMENT

22.11.2005

GENERAL Motors South Africa has become the first local automotive manufacturer to introduce service and maintenance plans across its comprehensive range of Isuzu KB, 1-ton light commercial vehicles.

 

NAMPO Visitor Wins Isuzu Bakkie

10.10.2005

ISUZU DELIVERS… A delighted Sonja Botha (middle) is the proud new owner of an Isuzu 250 diesel 2x4 diesel Fleetside bakkie after she won the vehicle in a competition hosted at the 2005 NAMPO agricultural show.

 

GMSA Introduces 2 Litre Isuzu KB into range

29.11.2004

At the time of the announcement of the all new 5th Generation Isuzu KB in South Africa in June (2004), General Motors South Africa advised that a two litre base model of this popular pick up would be introduced into the range in November.

 

New 5th Generation Isuzu Safety

25.06.2004

A fundamental element of the design concept for the New 5th Generation Isuzu KB was that this vehicle, as an all new clean sheet design, should offer the latest and best safety features available in the commercial vehicle class. The Isuzu engineering and design team has focused on both passive and active safety features to ensure that this design objective has been met.

 

New 5th Generation Isuzu is Big

25.06.2004

The New 5th Generation Isuzu KB is BIG, really big. It is longer, wider, and higher. It has a longer wheelbase and wider track than the vehicle it replaces. This provides a strong presence on the road but more importantly translates into larger interior space, improved driver and passenger comfort, better handling and driveability and improved ride comfort.

 

New Isuzu KB - Engine, Transmission and Suspension

23.06.2004

There is a misconception that power rules over torque in automotive engines. The reality is that power is a function of torque at various engine speeds as the formula, Power(kW)=(2 x Pi x Engine speed x Torque) / 60 000 illustrates.

 

New Isuzu KB safety

23.06.2004

A fundamental element of the design concept for the New 5th Generation Isuzu KB was that this vehicle, as an all new clean sheet design, should offer the latest and best safety features available in the commercial vehicle class. The Isuzu engineering and design team has focused on both passive and active safety features to ensure that this design objective has been met.

 

New Isuzu KB - Comfort and Design Features

23.06.2004

The New 5th Generation Isuzu KB is BIG, really big. It is longer, wider, and higher. It has a longer wheelbase and wider track than the vehicle it replaces. This provides a strong presence on the road but more importantly translates into larger interior space, improved driver and passenger comfort, better handling and driveability and improved ride comfort.

 

New Isuzu KB - General Motors' global one-tonner

23.06.2004

The latest Isuzu 1-ton pickup from Isuzu is the first clean sheet design for this class of vehicle to come form the Japanese manufacturer in 10 years. The design concept for this exciting 5th generation Isuzu pickup comes out of an agreement reached between Isuzu and General Motors Corporation in 1997 for GM to collaborate with Isuzu to produce a global market next generation 1-ton pickup.

 

Isuzu KB - An Overview

23.06.2004

The Isuzu name is recognised worldwide for its leadership and innovation, particularly in the field of commercial vehicles manufacture, and diesel engine technology. Throughout a history going back nearly 90 years Isuzu vehicles have been engineered with passion and dedication to push the limits of capability while redefining the perceptions of value.

 

New 5th Generation Isuzu KB - Engineered for South Africa

23.06.2004

The New 5th Generation Isuzu KB comes to South Africa as a vehicle that benefits from close engineering co-operation between Isuzu Japan and General Motors South Africa. The confidence expressed by Isuzu in this programme and the product that is specified for our market can be gauged from the fact that South Africa will be the first, and so far the only, country outside of Thailand, the source country for the new Isuzu KB, that has been signed off for local manufacture of this exciting product.

 

New Isuzu KB - A global diesel engine pioneer

23.06.2004

The Isuzu name is intrinsically linked to diesel engine technology. For over 67 years the company has devoted a major portion of its research and development resources to refining diesel engine technology. Today the company is recognised as a pioneer in the field of diesel engine development in Japan.

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