Isuzu Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. recently held a Customer Appreciation Night 2018, at Glasshouse in Seputeh Kuala Lumpur, to commemorate its commercial vehicles fleet customers mainly based in the Klang Valley area. The event served as a gesture of Isuzu Malaysia’s immense gratitude and appreciation for the staunch support shown by its fleet customers throughout the years.
The Customer Appreciation Night 2018 was attended by about 200 guests comprising mostly of Isuzu fleet customers, management and representatives from Isuzu Malaysia head office, authorised dealers and members of the media.
In an endeavour to continuously provide best customer experience for its commercial vehicles range, Tata Motors today announced the commencement of the third edition of its Global Service Camp, from November 15 till 17. Witnessing a rise in serviced vehicles by 108% in the second edition of the camp as compared to the first one, this year, the company aims to service over 40,000 commercial vehicles across 700 touch points in over 40 countries.
All Scania vehicles sold by Scania (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. can run on B10 diesel without further adaptation.
Normal warranty will apply when running on B10 diesel – which comprises 10% biodiesel and 90% regular diesel – which means there will be no impact to existing customers with regards to warranty.
There are no changes to the operational procedures or frequency of vehicle servicing. Also, there would be no additional costs incurred as no additional equipment is required for vehicles sold by Scania (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. to run on B10.
“Scania continues to be in the forefront of sustainable transport solutions. Our wide range of alternative fuels have been in operation around the world for some time already and including in Southeast Asia. Our customers continue to enjoy profitability while being environmentally-friendly in their operations through reduced CO2 emissions.” says Managing Director of Scania Southeast Asia, Marie Sjödin Enström.
Made possible by our advertisers, readers and business partners, Asian Trucker also won big this month. Following our win at the Magazine Publishers Association Awards last year, we bagged two more awards this time. For the magazine Asian Trucker won “Trade Media of the Year (Bronze)”. Not a small achievement and it was only possible thanks to the dedication, hard work and drive of the teams in our three offices.
"My writing must have impressed some seasoned publishing professionals as I went home with the trophy for the “Editor of the Year (Gold)” award. As you can imagine, I went home with my head held up very high that night," said Stefan Pertz, Editor of Asian Trucker and Asian Buses. "However, this is thanks to the people that let me have their time to conduct interviews and let me have a share of their knowledge. For that, I am grateful, and I will continue to strive to produce the best possible content for our readers."
Hundreds of truck drivers and their supporters have held protests around Australia to demand better safety standards and working conditions. It comes after Safe Work Australia statistics revealed the transport, postal and warehousing industry is the deadliest in Australia, with transport workers making up over 30 per cent of all workplace deaths. Transport has been the deadliest industry for three consecutive years.
While more than 140,000 automotive buyers are preparing to descend upon the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in November for Automechanika Shanghai, organisers are working behind the scenes to ensure the high expectations of the show’s fringe programme are met. This year’s edition will see some 50 fringe events take place, covering a strong collection of topics and pressing issues related to the entire automotive world.
Altogether, over 250 senior level representatives are taking part as speakers in this year’s fringe programme at Automechanika Shanghai, held from 28 November – 1 December 2018. The events are expected to inspire participants with new ideas, provide the latest industry trends, expand their business networks and shed light on the industry’s future developments.
In recognition that it is not enough to just offer the sales of commercial vehicles, Sole Distributor of Mitsubishi FUSO, Universal Cars Limited (UCL) in Hong Kong has just made a bold move to not only open a state-of-the-art workshop with top notch facilities, but they are also backing the offer up with some rather confident service offerings that could be rather unique in the region.
Flagship Service Point Officially opened on the 4th of October, the workshop, located in, Sime Darby Motor Services 33 Kam Pok Road, DD104, Lot 3719D, Tai Sang Wai, Tai Yuen, Yuen Long, N.T., has a lot of capacity to handle any incoming service job. A total of 55 staff stand ready to handle clients’ vehicles. Of that, 28 mechanics and 3 technician/technical officers working on the vehicles. There are 21 standard work bays for trucks. The workshop can handle up to 40 trucks per day.
The global snapshot survey is based on interview data from 450 transport companies across Europe, the GCC and Asia, and reveals the following headline findings:
• Majority of transport companies in Europe, Asia and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries (57%) view geopolitical uncertainty as the biggest threat to their development. • Technology and innovation key to overcoming challenges and securing the future of the industry -- over three quarters (76%) of transport companies surveyed expect autonomous trucks to become a viable option on the roads within the next decade. • At the opening of its World Congress in Oman, IRU, the world road transport organisation, urges the industry to fix the digital foundations of transport in order to fully benefit from automation and other innovations.
Robotic pallet trucks and stackers, tow tractors, forklifts and trucks that can operate in factories, warehouses and other spaces in the logistics sectors were revealed at the Industrial Transformation Asia Pacific trade fair at Singapore Expo.