With over 30 years of experience in the North West as franchise dealers for Nissan, Kia, Hyundai, MG, Mitsubishi, and Vauxhall, we will be welcoming Isuzu motors into the business which will expand our franchises to 7 across 7 unique locations in Lancashire & Greater Manchester.
We have exciting plans in store for Isuzu in the coming years and we know that it will be an integral part of the business, helping us to grow as a company and as a major dealer in the North West of England.
Our family ethic and values set us apart from our competitors. We are founded on and remain focused on the principle that no matter what we will be, “Big enough to cope…but Small enough to care”.
Isuzu customers will benefit from Chorley Group's forward-thinking digital strategies - with a selection of online services which can be taken advantage of.
1916: Tokyo Ishikawajima Ship-building and Engineering Co., Ltd. and Tokyo Gas and Electric Industrial Co. initiated plans to build automobiles.
1918: Tokyo Ishikawajima Ship-building and Engineering concluded a technical tie-up agreement with Wolseley Motors of England.
1922: Tokyo Ishikawajima Ship-building and Engineering completed first domestically produced Wolseley, a model A-9.
1934: The truck manufactured up to Ministry of Trade and Industry standards was named "Isuzu."
1937: Tokyo Automobile Industries Co.,Ltd., the predecessor of Isuzu Motors Limited was established with capital of one million yen.
1938: The starting of production, TX40 model at Kawasaki plant.
1949: Company name altered to "Isuzu Motors Limited" with capital increased to 150 million yen.
1953: February: Technical assistance agreement concluded with Rootes, Ltd. of the U.K. for the Hillman passenger car - October, First Hillman rolled off the production line.
1971: Signed capital agreement with General Motors Corporation (GM).
1975: Established Isuzu Motors America, Inc.
2021: Established Isuzu Motors with Chorley Group!
The full breakdown of Isuzu Motors history can be found right here (https://www.isuzu.co.jp/world/investor/fact/history/.html)