American Isuzu Motors Inc. will have a short-box sport/utility vehicle (SUV) on the market in 2003, and it will show off a new low-priced SUV — also headed for production — at the upcoming Detroit auto show, Chief Executive Yasuyuki Sudo tells Ward's. Mr. Sudo says the Ford Explorer Sport Trac competitor will be built off a “Rodeo-type” platform. It is unclear whether this will be a platform Isuzu will share with General Motors Corp., but GM is planning a similar vehicle — codenamed the ...

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