Another zone making its debut at the Automechanika is the highly anticipated Truck zone. The area will spotlight a number of trends that have sparked a rapid growth phase for the commercial vehicle sector across the region. With Malaysia becoming the third largest commercial vehicle market in Asia Pacific, the future of the sector remains positive. The country’s commercial vehicle sector is expected to see growth at a CAGR of three percent, which translates to more than 84,000 unit sales by 2025 . As a result, more and more international players are now entering the market, to offer their products and technology.
Placed at the centre of the ASEAN region, Malaysia is recognised as an ideal country for digital investment. Reports from The World Bank Group suggest that the digital economy will contribute 20 percent towards the country’s GDP by 2020. Digitalisation will, therefore, continue to penetrate every aspect of day-to-day life, which includes the automotive industry. The trend has already started to revolutionise the auto market, shaping dynamic growth and development opportunities for many local companies.
On top of accelerating its momentum in developing high-quality products as well as monitoring the statistics of product sales, Hino also believes in providing support, anticipating potential needs of the customer, as well as offering solutions that reflect customers’ voices.
In order to provide leading fuel efficiency to its customers, Volvo Trucks is introducing Volvo FH with I-Save. By combining the new D13TC engine with updated fuel-saving features, this new solution can cut fuel costs by up to seven percent in long-haul operations – without compromising drivability Demand for transportation across Europe is growing and trucks are covering increasingly longer distances.
Siphonblock AFT, Malaysia’s leading Anti siphon device manufacturer for Heavy Trucks, Construction and Agricultural Machinery is keeping up with some changes to the Malaysian Market. And attracting some possible Business from a few ASEAN markets.
BBDO, Berger Paints and artist Samar Minallah Khan in Pakistan are utilising trucks to track missing children in the country. Under the #TruckArtChildfinder campaign, trucks in Pakistan have been turned into travelling billboards with paintings of pictures of missing children.
The 12th edition of Tyrexpo Asia will be co-located with GarageXpo Asia and Automotive Aftermarket Asia, Singapore EXPO, 19-21 March 2019 . Asia’s most well-attended and go-to sourcing platform revs up momentum this year by co-locating with GarageXpo 2019 and Automotive Aftermarket Asia 2019. This move brings together an even more comprehensive community of automotive players in manufacturing, distribution, wholesale, retreading and fleet operation as well as car workshop owners and aftermarket accessory enthusiasts.
At the Foton 3S Centre in Shah Alam, drivers who come in for servicing or repair works can expect to enjoy themselves at the well-equipped drivers lounge to pass time. Drivers are free to use the facilities provided at the lounge.
Isuzu Malaysia welcomes 2019 by coming out top for the fifth year in a row, maintaining its No. 1 position as the nation’s preferred commercial vehicle (CV) brand for 2018, according to overall sales figures recently released by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA).
Despite facing various economic hurdles and market uncertainties, Isuzu Malaysia have managed to secure their spot as CV No. 1, by ending 2018 with total combined sales of 6 036 units of trucks from its varied segments. Isuzu Malaysia leads the Commercial Vehicle automotive segment by a stark difference of 584 units against main competitor.
The company is to push forward with locally led manufacturing of best-fit products to quickly respond to customer needs in close proximity In addition, Hino aims to strengthen its Total Support operations to support its customers’ businesses.
Hino Motors, Ltd. (HQ: Hino City, Tokyo, President & CEO: Yoshio Shimo; hereafter “Hino,”) and Hino Motors Manufacturing Thailand, Ltd. (HQ: Samrong, Samutprakarn Province, President: Somchai Pleankaew; hereafter “HMMT”), our manufacturing company in Thailand, in order to achieve our vision of “Corporate strategy 2025*” and enable us to respond to customer needs in close proximity, will be taking steps in Thailand, one of our key centers of operation, to accelerate our efforts to strengthen our business foundation in ASEAN. *Corporate strategy 2025: Our vision and corporate strategy for 2025. Announced on 30 Oct, 2018.
Knorr-Bremse, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other rail and commercial vehicle subsystems, is expanding its product portfolio for the aftermarket. From January 2019, through the usual Knorr-Bremse TruckServices channels, customers can order turbochargers for vehicles from all the major OEM brands and benefit from a comprehensive range of services.