TOKYO, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Japanese truck maker Isuzu Motors Ltd said on Thursday it would end sales of sport utility vehicles in North America in a year due to dwindling demand. Isuzu began selling SUVs in North America in the 1980s and in 1999 its annual sales there topped 100,000 vehicles, led by the popular Trooper model. Financial difficulties later forced Isuzu to pull out of a joint venture factory in Indiana with Subaru-maker Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd in 2002, and instead sell ...
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