TOKYO — Isuzu Motors Ltd. believes its strategic partnership with General Motors Corp. was made in heaven, not Tokyo. “By working more closely with General Motors, we hope to become the No.1 truck manufacturer in the world,” says Takeshi Inoh, Isuzu's president and chief executive. Isuzu has a lot of ground to make up on the industry leader DaimlerChrysler AG, as 1998 production of medium- and heavy-duty trucks (6.1 tons and larger gross vehicle weight) fell by one-third to 65,664 units, ...
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