The truck which has led Isuzu’s dominance of the Australian truck market, the Elf, turns 60 this year. Renamed the N Series for the Australian market, this set of light duty truck models have headed the Isuzu truck sales results throughout the company’s 30 year leadership of the truck sales figures in this country.
Following recent celebrations of achieving 30 consecutive years of national truck market leadership, Isuzu Trucks is set to shine at the Brisbane Truck Show again this year.
There seems to be no stopping the Isuzu bandwagon, as the company prepares to celebrate 30 years as the top selling brand in Australia, it just keeps pushing further ahead. Diesel News checks out the new N Series range from the Japanese truck maker.
This week has seen the unveiling of the new N Series from Isuzu. The light duty range from Isuzu is the one from which Australia’s number one truck brand has grown. Starting out as a supplier of small but reliable trucks at the bottom end of the truck market, Isuzu are close to completing thirty years as the top selling truck brand in Australia.
An announcement this week by Isuzu about Tony Kerr’s return to trucks will see the company’s Sales Department bolstered with the appointment of Tony as National Fleet Sales Manager. Tony brings with him a broad but intensive 30-year career across the truck industry, in the light, medium and heavy duty weight categories.
An unveiling by Isuzu at the recent MEGATRANS2018 event probably marks electric trucks coming of age in the Australian truck market. Diesel News delves into the details and discusses the Japanese truck maker’s plans in this area.
Australia’s biggest truck company headquarters look like a giant mothership has landed in the middle of the Melbourne freight hub of Truganina, as Diesel News arrives for the Isuzu HQ official opening. The site is now home to the Isuzu Head Office, the parts distribution centre, the truck develop department, its industrial engines division and, a first for Isuzu, a national training centre for technicians.
The question on the lips of many in the trucking industry is do electric trucks make sense? The answer, this year, is probably no, but what about next year? Or the year after that, the world of electric power is changing fast and we are at a tipping point, where they may start to make sense. Read more
A field trial of truck platooning in Japan shows how the new technology is spreading across the globe and sees a much more cooperative approach to the subject from the Japanese Government. Read more
Keeping up with the world of trucks, the news this week is about Peter Langworthy Stepping Down, an Isuzu Concept and an Electric Truck with 350km Range.
At the Tokyo Motor Show, Fuso Trucks announced it will electrify its complete range of trucks and buses in upcoming years. The show saw the unveiling of the E-Fuso, an all-electric heavy-duty truck concept with a range of up to 350 m. Named E-Fuso Vision One, it is said to mark the top end of the electrification path of the company’s portfolio in the upcoming years. Read more