As to educate consumers and make them gain more understanding about crash avoidance technologies, the first ever Stop the Crash Asean 2016 is held at Sepang International Airport on 29 to 30 November.
Speaking during the launching of “Stop the Crash ASEAN 2016”, Transport Minister of Malaysia Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said, from June 2018 onwards, all new models of passenger cars must be equipped with Electronic Stability Control (ESC).
ZF SSM recently wrapped up a month-long automotive parts recycling charity programme, which combined both environmental and community components. The funds raised, amounting to RM10,000, was used to assist the Selangor Family Aid Association residents.
This is company’s 2nd Global R&D Centre, after the Global R&D Centre, Europe in the Netherlands, which is operational since 2013. Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman and Neeraj Kanwar, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Apollo Tyres Ltd today inaugurated the Global R&D Centre, Asia in the presence of the company’s Supervisory Board of Directors and Members of the Management Board.
Operating a fleet of long haul trucks is never an easy business. Rising maintenance costs and downtime from trucks going into the workshop for service and repair can easily wipe out thinning profits from this increasingly competitive business.
Swan Haulier Sdn Bhd operates a mix fleet of Japanese and Chinese long-haul trucks that ply the roads of Sarawak. Although the trucks operate for long hours due to the vast distances in Sarawak, and often in hilly terrains and dusty conditions that tax the engines to the maximum, the company needed every truck on the road as much as possible.
Logistics and warehousing is one of the key markets in Malaysia. Being a hub in the region, with easily accessible ports and superb infrastructure, the country is a major player in ASEAN. The LogisWare 2016 exhibition showcased the full spectrum of logistics and warehousing products, technology and solutions. It was also involving local and international participants to boost the industry into the next level.
Continental announced the launch of a tire information and management system for commercial fleets. The new offer, called “ContiConnect” monitors, analyzes and reports tire pressure and temperature for the entire fleet based on data collected by the proven ContiPressureCheck sensors. ContiConnect notifies the fleet manager and offers corrective measures if needed, for instance through a Conti360° service partner. An online portal provides transparent reports on the fleet’s tire performance and overall efficiency. With its launch in Q2 2017, ContiConnect will be available in key markets in Asia Pacific, Europe and The Americas.
Trade-related freight transport is expected to grow by a factor of 4.3 between 2010 and 2050, but addressing climate change requires that it become more energy efficient, an UNCTAD official said, outlining a series of solutions ahead of an UNCTAD meeting at COP 22 on freight efficiency early November.
For Kedah-based rice miller, Kilang Beras Seri Merbok Sdn Bhd, the problem was slowly but surely spiralling out of control. Its fleet of forklifts was breaking down way too often, causing significant downtime and disrupting production. The reason was over-heating engines due to prolonged idling during operating hours. The downtime and repairs were getting costly and exacting a heavy toll on their finances.
Commercial vehicle manufacturers always place high demands on the robust product quality of air cleaners for the Asian market. Pressure to lengthen the service intervals under high-dust operating conditions is also increasing. MANN+HUMMEL has developed two new air cleaners for this purpose. Both concepts are freely available on the market and are not subject to exclusive rights.
Sin Hock Soon takes Shell FuelSave Diesel for a test drive. It delivered. Since young, Tony Yew has been ambitious. He never settled for what he had, and that determination made Sin Hock Soon Transport Sdn Bhd, industrial transport and logistics provider, into the success it is today. So when it came to his business’ fuel partner, he expected no less. In 2015, Sin Hock Soon started to use Shell FuelSave Diesel as their main fuel supply, right after Yew tested its claims of better fuel efficiency and cleaner engines.
Although there have been no “leaked” images of the new Scania, there has been a lot of excitement and interest build up for the launch of the Next Generation Scania. Asian Trucker went to the IAA in Hannover and Scania’s headquarter to learn more about this vehicle and the package around it.
Here is the good news: the new Scania was worth the wait. And the bad: It won’t be available in South East Asia for some time as the Swedish brand is currently busy rolling the truck, and equally important services and applications, out in Europe. Asian Trucker secured an exclusive slot to drive the truck and to get updates from Scania’s management on their strategies and future plans.