Isuzu continues light truck dominance in US

There’s been a significant increase in light truck sales in the US and the Isuzu N-Series has managed to maintain its dominance of the market.

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America data shows that in 2015 commercial registrations of low-cab-forward trucks in Classes 3-5 increased 9.3% to 21,995.

That figure representing a near 100% increase in sales in the category since 2010.

In releasing the data, Isuzu said it managed to claim around an 80% share of the market during the sharp increase in deliveries of both petrol and diesel powered cabover models in the category.

While last December Isuzu registrations reached 84.6%, with Hino grabbing 10.3% of the market and the Mitsubishi Fuso reached a 5.1% share.

Up until last July Mitsubishi Fuso had been the long-time number two ranked brand in the sales race.

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Kate has always had an interest in writing and cars and now as a key member of the Behind the Wheel website team she gets to spend her days consumed by both. Aside from being a contributor and an editor at Behind the Wheel, Kate enjoys driving her Lancer EVO and walking her beloved dog, Max!

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