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1916

EVENT
PRODUCT

1916

Foundation
Tokyo Ishikawajima Shipbuilding and Engineering Co., Ltd. and Tokyo Gas and Electric Industrial Co. initiated plans to build automobiles.

1918

November
Tokyo Ishikawajima Shipbuilding and Engineering concludes a technical tie-up agreement with Wolseley Motors of England. (The agreement is dissolved in 1927).

1922

December
Tokyo Ishikawajima Shipbuilding and Engineering completed first domestically produced Wolseley, a model A-9.

1928

Wolseley is renamed as Sumida.

1929

May
Tokyo Ishikawajima Shipbuilding and Engineering Co., Ltd. spins off its automotive division to form Ishikawajima Automotive Works.

1933

March
Ishikawajima Automotive Works merges with DAT Automobile Manufacturing Inc., and changes its name to Automobile Industries Co., Ltd.

1933

March
A truck manufactured to Ministry of Commerce and Industry standards.

1934

July
Automobile Industries Co., Ltd. opens the Tsurimi Plant.
October
Ishikawajima Shipbuilding and Engineering Co., Ltd. opens the Tsurumi Casting Plant.

1934

The truck manufactured to Ministry of Commerce and Industry standards named "Isuzu."

1936

March
The company completes the DA4 and DA6, Japan's first air-cooled diesel engines.

1937

Establishment
April

Tokyo Automobile Industries Co.,Ltd., the predecessor of Isuzu Motors Limited, established with a capital of one million yen.

1938

March
Construction of Kawasaki Works completed. Operations started in July 1938.

1938

August
Starts production of TX40 truck at Kawasaki Works.

1941

April
The company changes its name to Diesel Automobile Industry Co., Ltd.

1942

May
Hino Works separated from the company to form Hino Heavy Industries Inc. (currently Hino Motors Limited).

1944

March
The company moves its head office from Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, to Minami-oi, Shinagawa-ku.

1945

October
The company restarts production of TX40 gasoline truck and TU60 diesel truck.

1947

October
The company completes the TX61 diesel truck.

1948

January
The company completes the BX91 diesel bus.

1949

July
The company changes name to "Isuzu Motors Limited". Increases capital to 150 million yen.

1953

February
Isuzu signs a technical assistance agreement with Rootes, Ltd. of the U.K. for the Hillman passenger car.

1953

October
First Hillman rolled off production line.

1956

November
Isuzu dispatches employees to Japan’s first Antarctic expedition.

1959

March
Isuzu announces the TD 7- and 8-ton trucks.
August
Isuzu announces N-Series/ELF TL 2-ton truck.

1961

November
Isuzu opens the Fujisawa Works (currently the Fujisawa Plant).

1961

January
Isuzu announces ELFIN 1.75-ton truck.
October
Isuzu announces the Bellel diesel passenger car.

1962

October
Isuzu announces the TP-E10-ton cab-over-engine truck.

1963

April
The Bellel diesel passenger car becomes the first automobile to receive an award from The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.
June
Isuzu announces the Bellett 1600GT sports car and WASP KR 1-ton truck.

1964

April
Isuzu announces the Bellett 1600GT, a full-featured sports car.

1966

April
Isuzu Motors Co., (Thailand) Ltd. established.
December
Isuzu enters into an operational alliance with Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd. (The alliance is dissolved in May 1968.)

1966

March
Isuzu announces the TY 4-ton truck.

1967

May
Construction of the Kawasaki Casting Plant completed.

1967

June
Isuzu announces the KR (UNICAB), a compact vehicle designed to carry both passengers and cargo.
August
Isuzu announces the KA (LIGHT ELF), a 1.25-ton light-duty truck.
October
Isuzu announces the TM 12-ton truck.
October
Isuzu announces the Florian Van passenger car.

1968

June
Isuzu enters into an operational alliance with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (The alliance is dissolved in May 1969.)

1968

June
Isuzu announces the Florian Van.
October
Isuzu announces the 117 Coupe passenger car.

1970

March
Isuzu enters into an operational alliance with Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (The alliance is dissolved in July 1971.)

1970

April
Isuzu announces F-Series/FORWARD TR model 4-ton payload truck.
October
Isuzu announces N-Series/ELF 350 KS model 3-3.5-ton payload truck.

1971

July
Isuzu signs basic agreement on full alliance with General Motors Corporation (GM).

1972

June
Isuzu opens the Tochigi Works (currently the Tochigi Plant).

1972

January
Isuzu starts exporting the model KB (Chevrolet LUV) 1-ton truck to the U.S.
February
Isuzu announces the Faster KB 1-ton pickup truck.

1974

September
Isuzu adopts a new corporate logo.
Tri Petch Isuzu Sales Co., Ltd. (TIS) established in Thailand.

1974

February
Isuzu delivers SKW all-wheel-drive trucks to the Japan Defense Agency.
October
Isuzu announces Gemini passenger car, jointly developed with GM.
October
Isuzu announces the SR (New Power V10) 10-ton truck.

1975

June
Isuzu Motors America, Inc. established.

1979

September
Isuzu completes construction and opened phase 1 of the Hokkaido Proving Ground.

1979

May
Isuzu announces the Faster Rodeo, a four-wheel-drive 1-ton truck.

1980

1980

June
American Isuzu Motors Inc. (AIMI) established (curretly Isuzu Commercial Trucks of America, Inc.).
July
Isuzu completes the Fujisawa No. 4 Plant.
August
The Isuzu Nanjing Parts Center opens.

1980

December
Isuzu announces Fargo WFR wagons and vans.

1981

June
Isuzu enters into a sales alliance with Yanase & Co., Ltd. (The alliance is dissolved in December 1991.)
August
Isuzu enters into an operational alliance with Suzuki Jidōsha Kōgyō Ltd. (present-day Suzuki Motor Corporation). (The alliance is dissolved in March 1994.)

1981

May
Isuzu announces the Piazza passenger car.
September
Isuzu announces the Rodeo Bighorn, a compact 4-wheel drive vehicle.

1982

June
Industries Mecaniques Maghrebines (IMM) established in Tunisia.

1982

December
Isuzu announces the K series of compact diesel engines for use in agricultural applications.

1983

February
PT Mesin Isuzu Indonesia (MII) established.
April
General Motors Egypt S.A.E. (GME) established.
September
Automotive Manufacturers Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (AMM) established in Malaysia.
November
The Beijing Isuzu Automotive Technology, Service, and Parts Supply Center opens.

1983

March
Isuzu announces the Florian Aska passenger car.
August
Isuzu announces the 810 series of 10-ton heavy-duty trucks.
November
Aska wins the 1st place in the RAC Rally in England.

1984

May
Isuzu opens Hokkaido plant. Starts operation in June 1984.
October
Anadolu Otomotiv Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S. (AOS) is established in Turkey.
October
Isuzu starts shipping the R-Car (known as the Gemini in Japan) to U.S. automaker GM.

1984

February
Isuzu announces the New FORWARD series of 4- to 7-ton medium-duty truck.
March
Isuzu announces the Cubic, a new large fixed-route bus, and the Journey-K, a new mid-size bus.
July
Isuzu announces the 4th-generation N-Series/ELF 1-3.5-ton light-duty trucks.
August
Isuzu announces new Aska model NAVI-5, world's 1st electronically controlled 5-speed transmission.

1985

February
Qingling Motors Co., Ltd. established in Chongqing, China.
May
PT Mesin Isuzu Indonesia opens a new plant.
June
Isuzu Technical Center of America established.

1985

May
Isuzu announces FF Gemini (JT).
June
Isuzu announces the FORWARD (840), a new series of 4-ton trucks.

1986

May
Isuzu signs a basic agreement on local production in the U.S. with Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd., (present-day Subaru Corporation).

1986

February
The Journey-Q compact bus undergoes a full model change.
May
Isuzu announces the Geminett, a compact light van supplied by Suzuki on an OEM basis.
December
Isuzu announces the Super Cruiser large luxury sightseeing bus.

1987

July
Isuzu Engine Manufacturing Co., (Thailand) Ltd., (IEMT) established.
September
IBC Vehicles Ltd. established in England, a joint venture with GM. Starts operation in August 1988.

1988

March
Isuzu enters into a mutual OEM supply agreement with Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd. (The agreement is dissolved in December 1992.)
May
Isuzu enters into an import and sales agreement covering Opel vehicles with German automaker Adam Opel AG. (The agreement is dissolved in December 1992.)
November
Tsurumi Works is integrated into the Kawasaki Plant.
December
Construction of the Isuzu Ceramics Research Institute completed.

1988

August
Isuzu announces the Geminett II, a compact light van supplied by Fuji Heavy Industries on an OEM basis.
September
Isuzu announces the Fargo Truck, a 1-ton cab-over-engine truck.
December
Isuzu announces the Omega 3000 and Senator CD passenger cars, manufactured by German automaker Adam Opel.

1989

January
Isuzu-General Motors Australia Ltd. (IGM) established. A joint venture with GM.
October
Opening ceremony of Subaru-Isuzu Automotive Inc. (SIA) in the state of Indiana, USA.

1989

March
Isuzu announces the Super Cruiser Underfloor Cockpit (UFC) Bus, a large sightseeing bus.
April
Isuzu announces the MU, a new type of recreational vehicle. (Amigo in America)
June
Isuzu announces the Vectra CD and Omega CD passenger cars, manufactured by German automaker Adam Opel.

1990

1990

January
Transtron Inc. established.
February
Isuzu Advanced Engineering Center, Ltd., established.
October
Isuzu starts production of Rodeo (4-door UCS) at the SIA plant in the U.S.A.

1990

March
The Gemini undergoes a full model change.
May
Isuzu launches the F16, a large truck tractor manufactured by Volvo.
May
Isuzu announces the Aska CX, supplied by Fuji Heavy Industries on an OEM basis.
August
Isuzu announces the Gemini Coupe.
October
Isuzu develops a 2-ton truck powered by a natural gas engine with Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
November
Isuzu develops a 2-ton truck powered by a natural gas engine with Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.

1991

January
Isuzu announces Rodeo to the U.S. market.
April
Construction of the new head office completed.
August
Isuzu Castec Co., Ltd. established.

1991

January
Isuzu completes the first prototype of a 2-ton electric delivery truck.
March
Isuzu announces the Gemini Hatchback.
August
The Piazza undergoes a full model change.
December
The Trooper (Bighorn in Japan) undergoes a full model change.

1992

August
Isuzu Charter on the Global Environment established.
October
Isuzu Motors Co., (Thailand) Ltd. opens a new assembly plant.
December
Isuzu begins study into product synergies with Honda Motor Company. (The two companies enter into a basic agreement in April 1993.)

1992

December
The Bighorn (Trooper in other markets) receives the 1992/93 Japan Car of the Year Special Award.

1993

March
Jiangling Isuzu Motors Co., Ltd. established in Nanchang, China.
November
Isuzu enters into a merger agreement with Shatai Kogyo Co., Ltd.

1993

January
As a prototype diesel, UCS MU wins in the Paris-Dakar Rally.
July
N-Series/ELF undergoes a full model change.
August
Isuzu announces the new Gemini, supplied by Honda on an OEM basis.

1994

February
Isuzu begins outsourcing production of the NPR (ELF in Japan) to U.S. automaker GM’s Janesville Plant.
May
Shatai-Kogyo Co., Ltd. merges with Isuzu.
August
Isuzu, Nissan, and Nissan Diesel enter into a basic agreement to supply commercial vehicles on an OEM basis.

1994

January
Trooper (The Bighorn in Japan) wins in the Marathon Class and the Mixed Class, and finishes 2nd in the non-modified stock-standard class in the Paris-Dakar-Paris Rally.
January
Isuzu announces Honda Passport, the U.S.-built Rodeo, to the U.S. market
February
Isuzu announces the 5th-generation F-Series/FORWARD.
February
Isuzu makes its Idle Stop & Start System available on large fixed-route buses.
March
Isuzu announces the new Aska, supplied by Honda on an OEM basis.
July
The F-Series/FORWARD Juston, a 4-ton bedless chassis, undergoes a full model change.
November
Heavy-duty truck undergoes a full model change, and launched as the C&E-Series/GIGA (GVW 22-25-ton).

1995

April
Isuzu Motors Co., (Thailand) Ltd. established to oversee Isuzu’s businesses in Thailand.
April
Beijing Beiling Special Automobile Co., Ltd. established in Beijing, China.
August
Isuzu Philippines Corporation established in the Philippines.
November
Isuzu (China) Holding Co., Ltd. established.
November
Taiwan Isuzu Motors Co., Ltd. established in Taiwan.
November
Isuzu opens the Tochigi Parts Center.
December
Isuzu Vietnam Co., Ltd. established in Vietnam.
December
Isuzu begins outsourcing production of 1-ton pickup trucks for the U.S. market to U.S. automaker GM’s Shreveport Plant.

1995

June
Isuzu introduces the ELF 100, supplied by Nissan on an OEM basis, as part of the ELF series.
July
Isuzu develops and announces a series of disaster response vehicles.
August
Isuzu announces the new Fargo, supplied by Nissan on an OEM basis.
December
Isuzu announces the MU Wizard.

1996

May
Isuzu Motors Asia Ltd. established to oversee the company’s businesses in Asia.
May
Isuzu agrees to cooperate on production of a national truck in Malaysia.

1996

February
Isuzu launches a large fixed-route bus with a compressed natural gas (CNG) engine.
November
Isuzu announces the ELF UT.
December
Isuzu announces the GALA large sightseeing bus.

1997

July
Isuzu agrees to take a lead role in development of diesel engines for the GM Group.
July
Cumulative production of commercial vehicles by Isuzu Motors Co., (Thailand) Ltd. reaches 1-million units.
November
The VehiCROSS receives the 1997/98 Japan Car of the Year Special Award.
December
Cumulative production of engines at the Hokkaido Plant reaches 3-million units.

1997

February
The Gemini undergoes a full model change.
March
Isuzu announces the VehiCROSS, all round sport-utility vehicle.
July
Isuzu announces the Fargo Filly.
October
Isuzu adds Japan’s first four-bag air suspension system to the GIGA heavy-duty truck and launches the model as the GIGA MAX.

1998

September
Isuzu and GM establish DMAX Ltd., (DMAX) to manufacture diesel engines in the U.S.
December
Cumulative production at the Fujisawa Plant reaches 10-million units. Isuzu agrees to take responsibility for the development of the GM Group’s commercial vehicles.

1998

June
WIZARD and MU undergo a full model change.

1999

March
General Motors raises its equity share in Isuzu to 49.0 percent through a third party allocation.
June
Isuzu Motors Polska (ISPOL) starts operation.
October
UMAX Corporation established to operate Isuzu’s used vehicle business.

1999

March
The Journey microbus undergoes a full model change.
April
Isuzu announces VehiCROSS in the U.S.
June
Isuzu completes a full model change of its mid-size buses and launches the ERGA Mio and GALA Mio series.

2000

2000

February
Isuzu and Chinese automaker Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd., form a joint venture to operate a bus business.
June
The ELF achieves top market share for the 30th year running in the Japanese 2- and 3-ton cab-over-engine truck market.
July
Diesel engine production starts at DMAX, Ltd. in the U.S.A.
September
Panther, an asian utility vehicle, undergoes a full model change in Indonesia. A jointly-developed vehicle with GM launched to the global market.
September
General Motors Isuzu Commercial Truck, LLC (GMICT), a joint venture with GM, established to manage commercial vehicle business in North America.

2000

June
Isuzu completes a full model change of its large fixed-route and private-use buses and launches the new models as part of the ERGA series.

2001

January
Isuzu agrees to outsource some production of the next-generation 1-ton pickup truck to GM Thailand.
March
China-based Guangzhou Isuzu Bus. Co., Ltd., becomes the first Japanese manufacturer in the country to start producing large and mid-size buses.
May
Isuzu formulates a new mid-term business plan, the "V-Plan."
November
Isuzu completes construction of a high-speed circuit at the Hokkaido Proving Ground.
December
Isuzu’s cumulative production of diesel engines reaches 15-million units.

2001

October
Isuzu develops the Mimamori operations diagnostics system for heavy-duty trucks.

2002

June
Isuzu’s cumulative production of diesel engines in Poland reaches 500,000 units.
October
Isuzu formulates a new 3-year business plan based on Isuzu V-Plan.
December
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. and Isuzu singed an agreement to dissolve the joint venture at Subaru Isuzu Automotive (SIA) in the U.S.A.

2002

May
Pickup truck undergoes a full model change in Thailand, and launches as D-MAX.
June
ELF KR, Japan's first truck in its class to comply with Japan's short-term exhaust emission standards, launched.

2003

January
GMI Diesel Engineering Ltd. (GMIDEL) established, a joint venture with General Motors, to develop powertrain systems.
July
Isuzu agrees to supply N-Series/ELF light-duty truck to Mazda Motor Corporation on an OEM-basis.

2004

May
Isuzu Motors Polska Sp.zo.o. (ISPOL) cumulative production of diesel engines reaches 1-million units.
October
Isuzu’s cumulative production of DMAX diesel engines reaches 500,000 units.
November
Isuzu formulates a new Mid-Term Business Plan (FY2006-FY2008).

2004

February
Isuzu launches MIMAMORI online service, a real-time telematics system for commercial vehicles, in heavy-duty GIGA trucks in Japan.

2005

January
Isuzu Malaysia Sendirian Berhad established.
January
Isuzu Malaysia Sendirian Berhad, a light commercial vehicle (LCV) sales joint venture, launched.
January
Isuzu Benelux, a commercial vehicle sales joint venture in Europe, established.
April
Isuzu Iberia S.L., a sales joint venture, established in Spain.
November
Isuzu increases its equity in Isuzu-General Motors Australia Ltd. (IGM) from 60% to 100%, and changed its name to Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL).
November
Isuzu Motors de Mexico S.de R.L. (IMEX) established.

2005

April
Isuzu announces ELF diesel hybrid.
August
The GALA large sightseeing bus undergoes a full model change.

2006

February
Isuzu establishes a truck and bus sales joint venture in Ukraine.
April
Isuzu and General Motors dissolved equity tie-up agreement.
June
LCV Platform Engineering Corporation (LPEC), a joint venture with General Motors, established.
July
Isuzu enters a collaboration contract for local assembly and sales of Medium Duty Buses in India.
July
Isuzu launches commercial truck production and sales in Russia.
September
A sales joint venture of Germany and Austria established.
November
Isuzu signs basic agreement on business collaboration with Toyota to develop small diesel engines.

2006

August
Isuzu announces new D-MAX pickup truck in Thailand.
December
New N-series/ELF truck undergoes a full model change in Japan.

2007

January
Isuzu raised its share of Isuzu Motors Germany GmbH in Germany to 100%.
May
Cumulative production of DMAX diesel engines reaches 1-million units.
August
Isuzu signs basic agreement with Hino to joint-develop exhaust gas aftertreatment system and cabins for heavy-duty trucks.
August
Isuzu formulates new Mid-Term Business Plan (FY2009-FY2011).
August
CJSC SEVERSTALAUTO-ISUZU, a joint venture to manufacture and sale trucks in Russia, established.

2007

May
Announces the 6th-generation F-Series/FORWARD trucks.
May
MIMAMORI telematics service for commercial vehicles undergoes a full model change.
July
N-Series/ELF CNG-MPI undergoes a full model change.
August
N-Series/ELF Diesel Hybrid undergoes a full model change.
September
F-Series/FORWARD CNG-MPI undergoes a full model change.

2008

April
Isuzu opens a new plant in Russia.
May
GMICA Colombia, a joint venture with GM for commercial vehicles, established.

2008

July
Isuzu provides CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) bus for "G9 Hokkaido Toyako Summit".
September
Isuzu develops a hybrid bus prototype for use as a large or mid-size fixed-route bus.

2009

October
Sales of Isuzu-badged vehicles start in Peru.

2010

2010

February
Isuzu establishes Isuzu Network Ltd. to oversee domestic sales business. Renamed as Isuzu Motors Sales Ltd., and starts operation on October 1st.
March
Isuzu transfers primary responsibility for development of the next-generation compact pickup to Thailand.
October
Isuzu Motors Middle East (ISZME) after-sales center in Dubai, established.

2011

February
(IMSAC) Isuzu Motors Saudi Arabia Company Limited plant opens.
November
Isuzu formulates new Mid-Term Business Plan (FY2012-FY2014).

2011

September
D-MAX pickup truck undergoes a full model change in Thailand.

2012

June
Isuzu Motors India Private Limited (IMI) established to produce and sale light commercial vehicles.
November
Isuzu opens a new assembly line for pickup trucks at IMCT gateway plant in Thailand.
December
Isuzu Motors Saudi Arabia Company Limited (IMSAC) opens vehicle manufacturing plant.

2012

July
Isuzu launches the Como following a full model change.
August
Isuzu announces the ERGA Hybrid, a large fixed-route bus.

2013

March
Isuzu Truck (UK) Ltd. becomes a 100% subsidiary of Isuzu.
April
Isuzu Motors Engine Sales Inc. established. A new domestic auto leasing company.
October
IJT Technology Holdings Co., Ltd. established.

2014

January
ASEAN after-sales center established in Singapore.
March
(IGCE) Isuzu Global CV Engineering Center Co., Ltd established to oversee development of trucks for sale in emerging countries in Thailand.
September
Isuzu signs an agreement with GM to jointly develop next-generation mid-size pickups.

2015

March
Fujitsu and Isuzu agree to pursue joint research into next-generation automotive systems.
May
Isuzu formulates a new Mid-Term Business Plan (FY2015-FY2018).
June
Isuzu and GM agree to collaborate on commercial vehicles for sale in the U.S. market.
December
Isuzu makes SOLLERS-ISUZU in Russia its consolidated subsidiary.

2015

August
The ERGA large fixed-route bus undergoes a full model change.
October
C&E Series/GIGA heavy-duty truck undergoes a full-model change.
December
Isuzu announces a GIGA heavy-duty truck model that runs on compressed natural gas (CNG).

2016

February
Isuzu and UD Trucks enter into a basic agreement for Isuzu to supply medium-duty trucks to UD.
April
Isuzu Motors India Private Limited opens its manufacturing plant.
May
Isuzu and Hino agree to jointly develop ITS technology for use in self-driving and advanced driver assistance systems for trucks and buses.
July
Enters a collaboration agreement with Mazda to supply next-generation pickup trucks on an OEM basis.

2016

April
The ERGA Mio mid-size fixed-route bus undergoes a full model change.

2017

February
Isuzu and Hino jointly develop the first hybrid articulated bus to be produced in Japan.
February
Isuzu acquires shares of General Motors East Africa (GMEA) as part of its East Africa business, and changes its name to Isuzu East Africa Limited (IEA).
April
Isuzu Plaza opens.
April
Isuzu Motors International FZE established in Dubai to oversee business and distribute to the Middle East and Africa regions.
April
Isuzu enters a capital and business alliance with APPLE INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD.
April
Isuzu opens a truck servicing shop near the Mekong region.
April
Isuzu acquires shares of General Motors South Africa to expand LCV business in South Africa, and changes its name to Isuzu Truck South Africa (Pty) Limited.
July
Isuzu enters the business of rebuilding used-vehicle engines in Colombia.

2017

May
Isuzu’s MIMAMORI telematics service for commercial vehicles undergoes a full model change.

2018

March
Isuzu opens a new factory to produce light-duty truck engines within its Tochigi Plant.
March
Isuzu and Hino jointly develop advanced driver assistance and ITS technologies to prepare for commercialization of self-driving systems for conventional trucks and buses.
April
Isuzu absorbs the joint venture operations in its China business.
May
Isuzu formulates new Mid-Term Business Plan (FY2019 - FY2021).
May
Isuzu launches a road trial of Japan’s first heavy-duty truck to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG).
August
Isuzu dissolves capital ties with Toyota.
October
Isuzu participates in a road trial of a manned following vehicle system for platooning trucks using CACC and LKA on expressways.
November
Isuzu starts a trial of next-generation biodiesel fuel and completes Japan’s first biodiesel fuel pilot production plant.

2018

April
Isuzu launches TRAGA, a newly engineered lightweight truck in emerging markets. Sales starts from Indonesia.

2019

May
Isuzu signs a comprehensive partnership agreement with Cummins to develop powertrains.
June
MONET enters a capital and business partnership with Isuzu, Suzuki, Subaru, Daihatsu and Mazda.
December
Isuzu announces the relocation plan of Isuzu Motors Headquarters to Yokohama.

2019

February
Isuzu launches monitoring of ELF EV light-duty trucks.
March
Isuzu starts joint transport of double-trailer trucks powered by a GIGA heavy-duty truck designed specifically for semi-tractor use.
May
Isuzu launches ERGA DUO, the first hybrid articulated bus to be produced in Japan.
September
Isuzu launches a trial to provide new services by connected trucks.
October
D-MAX undergoes a full model change.

2020

2020

January
Isuzu signs an agreement with Honda to conduct joint research on fuel cell-powered heavy-duty trucks.
March
Isuzu announces formulation of Isuzu Environmental Vision 2050
October
Isuzu Thailand reaches cumulative manufacturing of 5-million units.
October
Isuzu concludes memorandum with Volvo Group for a strategic alliance.

2020

March
Isuzu and Euglena’s joint DeuSEL® Project completes development of a next-generation biodiesel fuel that can serve as a complete replacement for conventional oil-derived diesel.
September
The new D-MAX achieves highest five-star rating under ANCAP's revised protocols of 2021.
October
MU-X undergoes a full model change.

2021

February
Isuzu, Transtron and Fujitsu to embark on the development of platform for connecting commercial vehicle data, to provide advanced fleet management and uptime support service by integrating information infrastructures.
February
Isuzu, Hino, Toyota to accelerate CASE response through commercial vehicle partnership.
April
Isuzu starts its strategic alliances with Volvo Group.
May
Isuzu formulates new Mid-Term Business Plan (FY2022 - FY2024).
July
Isuzu enters agreement with Hino to supply light-duty diesel trucks for North America on an OEM basis.