The international multinational Japanese utility vehicle manufacturer, Isuzu Motors, has announced that it is planning to set up its first manufacturing facility in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh. The Japanese company has allocated an investment worth Rs. 1,000 crore for it. Isuzu Motors' impending Greenfield unit is anticipated to produce nearly 50,000 vehicles per year and is expected to commence its commercial production by the end of 2015. The Japanese auto major will be utilising manufacturing units of Hindustan Motors in Chennai and General Motors India, until its own unit is established. Isuzu Motors as its initial models is developing its MU7 Choiz Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) and V Cross pick-up truck, essentially targeting the Indian auto market. The Japanese auto major is popular for its leadership in diesel technology and its international product line-up, including buses, heavy-duty, medium-duty and light-duty trucks, passenger vehicle engines, along with industrial-use diesel engines. The Isuzu MU7 Choiz SUV features a 3.0 litre engine and the Isuzu V Cross pick-up truck is powered with a 2.5 litre power-mill.