DETROIT -- Isuzu Motors Ltd. declines to confirm reports it will end output of SUVs in Japan by March 2004, saying it hasn't decided on a date. Isuzu, reports say, will shift Japanese production of the Trooper SUV sold overseas to North America by March 2004 as part of its 3-year restructuring plan announced in May. Isuzu plans to replace the Trooper, known as Bighorn in Japan, with Chevy-branded SUVs. Upon stopping SUV production, the auto maker's Kanagawa plant will focus on pickups. ...
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