Isuzu News September 2018
2018 N Series: The best just got better!
As a frantic but highly productive 2018 begins to wind up, Isuzu Trucks stands to achieve the unprecedented milestone of 30 consecutive years of Australian truck market leadership.
During this long tenure at the top, the brand has cemented its success of the back our unmatched range of reliable trucks.
Constantly improving and rarely satisfied, Isuzu Trucks is set to complement its market domination with the imminent release of a brand new variant of its tried and tested light duty stalwart, the mighty 2018 N Series range.
With all new models, major performance and efficiency improvements as well as some eagerly awaited in-cabin improvements, the new 2018 N Series raises the light-duty bar even higher.
As this newsletter hits inboxes all over the country, Australia’s most popular truck range will be under test by the nation’s truck media, so stay tuned for next month’s edition for all the detail.
Isuzu cleans up at waste conference
The month of August came to a frenetic end with Isuzu Trucks concluding a successful showing at the Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo (AWRE) held at Sydney’s International Convention Centre.
On the product front, the two-day conference and exhibition saw an Isuzu FVY 240-300 6X4 take pride of place on the stand. The compactor body build with striking orange livery was developed in collaboration with waste management experts, Bingo Industries.
Show-goers were exposed to Isuzu’s waste management product specifications at this year’s event, with Isuzu experts helping customers through all their inquiries.
Isuzu showcases two-pedal 4×4 at AFAC 2018
As a major sponsor of this year’s Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) conference, Isuzu Trucks made their presence known at Australia’s largest emergency management event held in Perth between 5th and 8th of September.
And getting into the full swing of this year’s theme, “Changing lives in a changing world”, the Isuzu stand debuted the new two-pedal NPS 75-155 AMT 4×4 with a revamped focus on the needs of the large demography of emergency services volunteers that utilise these trucks.
“The annual AFAC conference is one that we feel is very important to support and to show our latest fire related product,” said Isuzu’s Chief Engineer, Product Strategy, Simon Humphries.
“Its the first time that we have had a factory produced, 4×4 light duty truck with a two-pedal transmission, which is fantastic for volunteers who typically drive this truck in the bush.”
Isuzu chief calls time on TIC leadership
After almost a decade at the helm, Isuzu Australia Limited’s Director and Chief Executive Officer, Phil Taylor, has stepped down as the President of the Truck Industry Council (TIC) – Australia’s governing body for truck manufacturers and distributors.
Mr Taylor’s guidance, sage advice and leadership in the aftermath of global financial crisis has helped create a strong foundation for the TIC moving ahead.
Mr Taylor will be succeeded by PACCAR Managing Director, Andrew Hadjikakou, who will take on the role of President effective immediately.