Commercial Vehicle & Diesel Engine Leader Isuzu Manufacturing Services America Joins Diesel Technology Forum

Commercial Vehicle & Diesel Engine Leader Isuzu Manufacturing Services America
                        Joins Diesel Technology Forum

Isuzu Has Been the Top Seller of Low Cab Forward Trucks in the U.S. for the
Past 28 Years

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diesel Technology
Forum (DTF) is pleased to announce that Isuzu Manufacturing Services America,
a global leader in medium and heavy duty commercial vehicle and diesel engine
production, has joined the Forum.

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DTF is a non-profit organization that promotes the use of the newest clean
diesel technologies in the United States and throughout the world.

"We are proud to welcome Isuzu Manufacturing Services America to Forum," said
Allen Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Forum. "Isuzu's long tradition
of producing high quality commercial vehicles and diesel engines on a global
scale is a perfect fit with the Forum's work to promote the most advanced
diesel technology in the U.S. and internationally."

Isuzu Motors was founded in 1916 and is the oldest Japanese vehicle
manufacturer. Isuzu has expanded its operations into a global network that
provides equipment and engines in more than 100 countries.This year, Isuzu
celebrated its 30^th year of service in the United States.

"In the U.S. Isuzu trucks has been the top seller of low cab forward trucks
for the past 28 consecutive years," Schaeffer said. "That's a reflection of
Isuzu's commitment to excellence and high quality diesel engines and

"As a world leader in diesel engine and vehicle manufacturing, Isuzu is please
to join the Diesel Technology Forum and other industry leaders in promoting
the cleanest and most advanced diesel technology," said Jeffery A. Marsee, the
Executive Director of Vehicle Compliance for Isuzu Manufacturing Services of
America. "Isuzu has been developing diesel engines for nearly 80 years and
has been pioneering technological innovations in the diesel engine field since
the very beginning. We look forward to working with the Forum on the exciting
research and development that will be introduced in the coming years."

Today, Isuzu trucks command 80 percent of the U.S. low cab forward truck
market. Isuzu's current array of N-Series trucks is the only line-up of LCF
trucks in the industry to offer a choice of two diesel engines plus a gasoline
engine that's both CNG and LPG capable. In addition, they are the first
trucks in their class to be 50-state clean-idle certified and to meet EPA 2010
and CARB HD-OBD standards, the most stringent emissions requirements in the

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