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Suzuki Pulls Out of US Market

Company turns to India after weak sales in America

(Newser) - Sayonara, Suzuki: The Japanese automaker announced today that it will cease US sales of its cars after its current inventory runs out. The company, which has been selling vehicles in the States since 1985, filed for bankruptcy protection in California as part of the move, reports Bloomberg . Suzuki, which maintained... More »

Fire Hazard Forces GM, Isuzu to Recall 258K SUVs

Short-circuits in window cause fires

(Newser) - General Motors and Isuzu are recalling more than 258,000 SUVs after getting reports of 28 fires apparently caused by short-circuits in the cars' power windows and door locks. The recall covers many vehicle makes from the 2006 and 2007 model years, including the Chevy TrailBlazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier,... More »

Isuzu Says Sayonara to America

Japanese automaker bailing as passenger sales fall to nearly nothing

(Newser) - Japanese automaker Isuzu, which brought the US such treasures as the SUV and fictional car salesman Joe Isuzu, is closing up shop in the US, thanks to its nearly non-existent sales. Of the 16.1 million cars sold last year, just 7,098 were Isuzus. Said actor David Leisure, who... More »

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