History of the SML ISUZU LIMITED (Light Commercial Vehicle) dates back to as in 1975 when the first efforts were initiated by the Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation Limited (PSIDC) to obtain a letter of intent from the Government of India. The Govt. of India was interested in installing the unit and issuing the licence for an LCV in order to save the fuel consumption in the economy. Therefore Govt. decided to installed indo-Jap LCV units in 3 states Punjab, U.P.