MAN Truck and Bus (M) Sdn Bhd (MAN) has handed over 13 MAN TG WW series trucks to Taipanco Sdn Bhd (Taipanco), a leader in the local haulage industry, making up a total of 43 MAN TGS 28.440, 6 x 2 prime movers in Taipanco’s fleet since 2016.
The new trucks will help Taipanco, whose core business is in container transportation, to provide efficient and reliable services to move containers for its clients. Based in Port Klang, Taipanco is one of the largest container transportation operator servicing Northport and Westport.
Last month's Chinese New Year celebrations saw a decrease in traffic offences committed by bus drivers but an increase among truckers.
The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) carried out the "Ops Tahun Baru Cina" (Chinese New Year Operations), an integrated enforcement exercise in collaboration with the Royal Malaysian Police, Road Transport Department, Agensi Anti-Dadah Kebangsaan and Highway Enforcement agencies, which was held for 17 days from February 9 to 25.
Scania trucks now come with industry-leading 3-year warranty with unlimited mileage plus 3-year Scania Assistance and 10-year Scania Fleet Management for the best Total Operating Economy
Scania is the first to introduce an enhanced and industry-leading 3-year warranty with unlimited mileage together with 3-year Scania Assistance and 10-year Scania Fleet Management for its trucks sold in Malaysia effective 15 March 2018.
The 3-year warranty comprises of 1-year full warranty and 2-year extended warranty on driveline only. The previous offer had only 1 year of full warranty. Together with this new enhanced warranty, Scania has also increased its offering of free Scania Assistance from 2 years to 3 years and continues to offer the 10 years of free Scania Fleet Management.
Shell is seeing a potential liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply shortage developing in mid-2020’s, unless new LNG production project commitments are made soon.
This is based on current demand projections, where the global LNG market continues to exceed expectations of many market observers, with demand growing by 29 million tonnes to 293 million tonnes in 2017, according to Shell’s annual LNG Outlook.
Transport and logistic providers in Malaysia welcomed with open hands the decision by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore to revise toll charges for vehicles entering and leaving the republic via the Woodlands Checkpoint effective 1st February 2018. Toll charges for vehicles entering the Republic through Woodlands checkpoint will be removed, while all vehicles (except motorcycles) leaving Singapore via Woodlands will see reduced charges.
Now a fixed calendar item, South East Asia’s largest commercial vehicle exhibition is seeing a faster take-up of space compared to previous events.
Returning for the fourth time, South East Asia’s largest commercial vehicle exhibition is again organised by the team behind Asian Trucker. Hosted in its usual location, The Mines, the event has attracted a substantial number of exhibitors already. Said Stefan Pertz, Organiser of MCVE 2019 “We have received bookings for over 60 percent of the space already. Compared to the same time before our last exhibition, that is a tremendous uptake in the space. This is encouraging for all of us as this indicates that our formula for the exhibition is right.”
To ensure reliable performance of the engine, one needs protection for all applications, starting with the delivery of oil that is free from harmful substances.
Oilfilters made by German brand Hengst are high-quality products that ensure engines are efficiently lubricated at all times and under all conditions. Efficient filtration forms the basis for optimal performance and safe operating conditions. They filter dust, metal abrasions, soot and other impurities.
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the lead agency for driving the digital economy in Malaysia, together with Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (Kuala Lumpur City Council), and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, announced a collaboration to develop Malaysia’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) ecosystem through the introduction of Malaysia City Brain. The announcement was in line with Malaysia’s commitment to develop the National AI Framework, as announced by Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, in 2017.
Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commercial Vehicles (MBM CV) delivered a strong performance, recording a total of 2,469 vehicles sold in 2017, comprising FUSO light-duty and heavy-duty trucks as well as Mercedes-Benz trucks and vans. Despite the dip of 7.9% in Total Industry Volume (TIV) for 2017, MBM CV continues to be a strong supporter of the transport and haulage industry, attributing its robust performance in 2017 to its strategy of placing customers at the centre of its initiatives.
“Part of Daimler Trucks, MBM CV represents first-class product quality and service excellence in the Malaysian market. In everything that we do, our focus is on our customers. Safety, reliability and economic efficiency are our topmost priority. With the commitment of our dealer partners and the trust of the market, 2017 proved to be a positive year in many aspects. As a new year begins, we remain as committed as ever to deliver vehicles and solutions of the highest quality - Trucks you can trust ,” said Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commercial Vehicles, Vice President, Mr Albert Yee.
In 2019 Volvo Trucks will start selling electric trucks in Europe, and the first units will be put into operation together with selected reference customers already this year. Electric trucks drastically reduce noise and exhaust emissions and open up for new ways to manage logistics. More transport assignments can be carried out at night and fewer trucks need to compete for road space during rush-hour.