To build diesels in America, GM turns to Isuzu

Sedgwick, David
May 1999
Automotive News;5/24/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5820, p8n-bb
Trade Publication
Reports on the partnership between car makers General Motors Corp. (GM) and Japanese firm Isuzu Motors Ltd. in the United States. Isuzu's production of diesels for GM and its European subsidiary Adam Opel AG; Joint investment in an engine plant in Moraine, Ohio called DMAX Ltd.; Planned features and capabilities of the diesels to be built.


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