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Which car company's name means '50-bells'?

Question #81048. Asked by tragic_flawed.
Last updated Apr 27 2023.

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1949 - The present company name, Isuzu Motors Limited, was adopted. Isuzu is the name of a river that flows past a Japanese shrine. The word means "fifty bells pealing in harmony and celebration." no longer exists

In 1933, after Ishikawajima went into contract with DAT Automobile Manufacturing. The corporation was named as Automobile Industries Company Limited. The newly formed company began to produce two different models. Those were marketed as Sumiya and Choyoda. Unfortunately, the companies didn’t get a good response for those vehicles. After an unsuccessful response, both the vehicles were given a refreshed title. They were called Isuzu. Isuzu is actually a river in Ise, Mie Prefecture, Japan. The literal meaning of Isuzu is Fifty Bells. It symbolizes the bells on the Ise Grand Shrine located at river Isuzu … The military success of the trucks made the company economically relax. By 1949, the company was finally named as Isuzu Motor Company.

Response last updated by gtho4 on Apr 27 2023.
May 27 2007, 10:16 AM
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