The series truck Isuzu Forward & Isuzu F Series (Japanese: ã„ã™ã‚ž · ãƒ•ã‚©ãƒ¯ãƒ¼ãƒ‰) are a line of trucks medium-heavy, largely used as commercial vehicles, which are manufactured by the Japanese company Isuzu.
All F-Series trucks are sobrecabina design, wherein said cab is about engines and major mechanical components, and wherein said body is fully assembled in its main factory. Many of these models have a diesel engine; but, in some markets can be found adaptation kits using CNG as a fuel, as well as their derivatives. The F series truck has cabinaje different styles, engines, transmissions and drive types (2WD or 4WD depending on the market where comercializen). Most of its prduccion takes place in Japan; and even, there are producers who make local assembly kits through reinforced in some countries such as Chile and India.
Many models of medium load, long load are distinguished by labeling with the logo "Forward" but; common logo Isuzu brand only used in the rear, and even in the United States, Colombia, Peru, Brazil and Argentina will be marketed under the Chevrolet bowtie logo or GMC, but legends say Technology Isuzu.
His main rivals in the U.S. market are trucks Bering MD, Chevrolet W-Series, GMC W Series, Mitsubishi Fuso FK and the UD 2000/2300 series. In Japan, its principal competitors are Mitsubishi Fuso Fighter Trucks, Nissan Diesel/UD Condor and Hino Ranger.
For markets of south america, such vehicles are shipped as CKD from Japan and are subsequently mounted plant Huechuraba in Chile, where they are assembled up to 20 units daily and are taken those jobs for only 120 workers who are dedicated to this product. They are marked with Chevrolet for markets where the brand is not well known Isuzu, and marking of the GMC’s were I use until 2009. Since 10 June of the year 2008, GM Chile announced that out of their assembly line unit No. 20,000 of said product of Isuzu (light trucks N series are not included as they are assembled at another GM plant in this region, only the series F).
Isuzu is the market leader in Australia and has likewise exlcusivos models of that nation. In this even dipone of bodies extended cabs for their most popular models, with options such as traction type 4X4 and PTO outputs. Australia turn receives Extra units slightly elongated type, made locally designated FX series.