Mazda Australia excited by Isuzu Ute deal

July 29, 2016 0

Mazda Australia says news that its parent company will develop the next BT-50 pickup ute with Isuzu, instead of Ford, has been met with universally strong support from its dealer network and other key stakeholders.
As we reported a few weeks ago, the two Japanese companies announced a basic agreement … read more

Mazda Picks Isuzu As Pickup Partner

July 12, 2016 0

Divorce can be messy, and that’s just as true in the auto business as it was in Kramer vs. Kramer. Getting untangled from a longtime partner can take a while. In the case of the split between Mazda and Ford, that separating is still going on. One of the collaborations between the two companies was … read more

Mazda and Isuzu announce ute deal

July 11, 2016 0

Mazda has announced that its next-generation BT-50 ute will be based on the next Isuzu D-Max, signalling a shift away from a long-running arrangement with Ford.
The two Japanese companies today announced a “basic agreement” that will see Isuzu produce the next generation of Mazda utes, based on … read more

Isuzu to build next Mazda pickup

July 11, 2016 0

Mazda has announced that its next pickup truck will be developed and built by Isuzu.
The yet-unnamed model will replace the BT-50 (pictured), a Ford Ranger-based mid-size truck that’s nearing the end of its life cycle. It’s still at the embryonic stage of development so what it will look like and what … read more

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