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.
Isuzu Malaysia ended 2017 on a positive note when its Batu Pahat-based authorised dealer, Jumbo Arena Sdn Bhd, made its 100th unit delivery to Mighty Bakery Sdn Bhd, a manufacturer of bread, buns and confectionery, under the well-known household brand, Mighty White.
Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world's largest manufacturer of tyres and other rubber products. While tyres contribute significantly to Bridgestone Group’s sales worldwide, Bridgestone also manufactures industrial rubber and chemical products, sporting goods, and other diversified products.
Team PETRONAS De Rooy IVECO placed its two IVECO Powerstar trucks in the top 10 in the first stage of the tough rally raid competition. Gerard de Rooy crossed the finish line in third position, followed by Wuf Van Ginkel in sixth, having tackled the difficult stony and dusty conditions of the track.
There is no denying tyres are an important element of a truck but how many individuals know and practice proper tyre care? A well-maintained tyre not only helps prolong tyre lifetime but also decreases the risk of a safety hazard. We asked Bridgestone on some tips on tyre care and maintenance. Consequences of poor tyre conditions:
Amir is a young lad from Alor Setar, Kedah passionate about the trucking industry. The second out of four children graduated in Quantity Surveying. Despite that, he found his passion for driving trucks while playing the game Euro Truck Simulator 2. He realised that it was a fun work that allowed him to see local sights and yet will bring in a decent pay.
Scania now completes its new truck generation. Following the introduction of trucks for long-haulage and construction, the focus is now on urban and additional low-carbon transport solutions.
“With today’s release, Scania comprehensively sets the stage for the necessary shift towards sustainable transport, offering tailored low-carbon trucks for all transport applications,” says Christian Levin, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing.
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), part of Daimler Trucks Asia, today announced THACO as its general distributor in Vietnam, replacing Mercedes-Benz Vietnam (MBV) as the wholesale distributor and local assembly partner for FUSO products.
The signing ceremony between MFTBC and THACO took place on December 1 in Hanoi. The two companies were represented by Mr. Michael Kamper, Senior Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing, Daimler Trucks Asia and Mr. Tran Ba Duong, Chairman of the board, THACO.