Businesses from Small and Medium Enterprises to major corporations can now advertise their products or services through affordable digital advertising with “Truckit!,” a digital advertising service on trucks.
In early 2018, Mpire group has signed the distribution agreement with Beiqi Foton Motor for the distributor of View C2 Panel Van (4.8 meters), CS2L 18 seater Window Van (6 meters) and Foton-Daimler ESTA and EST Supertruck.
Founded on August 28, 1996, FOTON manufactures light and heavy-duty trucks, agricultural tractors, vans, passenger vehicles and various other machinery. The biggest milestone for Beiqi Foton is the 50:50 joint venture with Daimler AG named as Beijing Foton Daimler Automobile Co., Ltd which jointly developed the Foton-Daimler “super-truck”. Another milestone is the creation of 50:50 joint venture between Foton and Cummins Inc Foton Cummins Engine Cimpany to produce diesel engine for most of the Foton models.
Volvo Trucks Malaysia handed over brand new Volvo trucks to Konsortium PD Sdn Bhd in an official handover ceremony held at their HQ in Lukut, Port Dickson. The handover saw 17 units delivered to Konsortium PD Sdn Bhd, with an additional 11 sets for delivery in 2019. The senior management team of both Konsortium PD Sdn Bhd and Volvo Trucks attended the ceremony. Of the 17 trucks handed over during the ceremony, two were Volvo FH440, seven were Volvo FM370 and eight were Volvo FM440. The remaining eleven will be five Volvo FM370 and six Volvo FM440.
On 2Oth December 5, 2018, Foton Motor's 2019 Annual Conference for Asian Region was held in Da Nang, Vietnam. 120 dealers and partners from 16 countries of Asia Pacific attended the meeting. The conference aims to cooperate in depth with partners to promote the localization of Foton Motor in the Asia Pacific market, in the theme of "Customer Focused, Investment and Cooperation".
On display during the trade show was the Gran Max Auto Transmission Panel Van as well as a conceptualized hydraulic tipper which was perfect for transporting materials such as sand, stones and gravel grains.
The 14th edition of Automechanika Shanghai, which took place from 28 November to 1 December 2018, has recorded an unprecedented rise in attendees compared to the previous edition. Serving as a platform for both local and international players from the automotive parts, accessories, equipment and service sectors, final figures suggest visitors at the show rose by 15% since 2017 – now reaching a total of 150,568. As Asia’s largest automotive trade fair, organisers also received overwhelmingly positive feedback from participants alike during the four-day period.
A Weight Restriction Order is necessary to help protect roads from damage that can cause untimely and expensive delays for road users who rely on the road network. Weight restrictions also help to avoid higher road maintenance costs as well as vehicle wear and tear. In addition, the restriction also limits access of heavy vehicles from unsuitable areas for their size such as narrow village roads, bridges or the placesthat may pose danger to pedestrians.