Isuzu Motors Ltd reported a net profit of 11.2 billion yen in the three months ended December 31 compared with a net loss of 11.7 billion yen in a year earlier. Isuzu said its results improved due to cutting costs and increasing demand in the Asian region and Australia. Sales dropped 16% to record 285.1 billion yen in the fiscal third quarter, while operating profit came at 14.3 billion yen.