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Isuzu PH achieves 300,000-unit sales milestone
Isuzu PH achieves 300,000-unit sales milestoneIsuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) announced on September 1 that the company was able to achieve its 300,000-unit sales milestone within its August selling month.
Technology Focus: Hino Connect
Technology Focus: Hino ConnectHino Motors Sales (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (HMSM) reckons that the success of a logistics business depends on a constant, consistent, and reliable fleet management solution.
Read More10.October 2020
FUSO Distributor in Indonesia Begins Online Vehicle Sales to Boost Product Accessibility
FUSO Distributor in Indonesia Begins Online Vehicle Sales to Boost Product AccessibilityMitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; headquarters: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO Hartmut Schick), announces the start of online vehicle sales in Indonesia by local joint venture and FUSO distributor PT Krama Yudha Tiga Berlian Motors (KTB; headquarters: Jakarta, Indonesia; President Director Naoya Takai). Customers in Indonesia are now able to purchase a FUSO truck on Tokopedia, the largest online marketplace platform in the country.
Read More06.October 2020
Improved Service Locator Live
Improved Service Locator LiveAsian Trucker announces the re-launch of the Service Locator Map. It now comes with additional functionality and improved user interface. The comprehensive locator shows listed businesses and allows for users to find the nearest workshop.
Read More05.October 2020
DCVT Reveals New Dealership Opportunities in Selected Thailand Provinces
DCVT Reveals New Dealership Opportunities in Selected Thailand ProvincesDaimler Commercial Vehicles Thailand Ltd. (DCVT), an official distributor of FUSO trucks and Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles, announces select opportunities for interested truck business investors to open dealerships in preferred Thailand locations.
Read More03.October 2020
Volvo Trucks Sees Increased Interest in Gas as an Alternative to Diesel for Heavy-duty Truck Operations in Europe
Volvo Trucks Sees Increased Interest in Gas as an Alternative to Diesel for Heavy-duty Truck Operations in EuropeHauliers and transport buyers are increasingly interested in reducing their CO2 emissions and costs through the use of refrigerated liquefied gas as a fuel. For this reason, the new Volvo FH and Volvo FM trucks will have engines that run on liquefied natural gas and biogas, which offer the same high performance as diesel engines. Using biogas makes it possible to achieve carbon-neutral transport and reduce CO2 emissions by up to 100 percent.
Read More23.September 2020
Scania Introduces First Commercial Electric Truck Range
Scania Introduces First Commercial Electric Truck RangeThis week, ,Scania commercially launches its range of electric trucks, a milestone in its aim to be leading in the transition to a sustainable transport system. The high-performance plug-in hybrid and fully electric trucks initially focus on urban applications, including distribution to retailers.
Read More19.September 2020
Daimler Trucks World Premiere of Mercedes-Benz Fuel-cell Concept Truck
Daimler Trucks World Premiere of Mercedes-Benz Fuel-cell Concept TruckDaimler Trucks presented its technology strategy for the electrification of its vehicles, ranging from urban distribution to international long-haul transport, thus reaffirming its commitment to the goals of the Paris Climate Protection Convention.
Read More18.September 2020
Daimler is Committed to Combating Child Labour
Daimler is Committed to Combating Child LabourDaimler gets on board with education projects in India and the Congo to combat child labour and improve living conditions.
Read More14.September 2020
NITTSU Transport Becomes Scania Malaysia’s First International Ecolution Partner
NITTSU Transport Becomes Scania Malaysia’s First International Ecolution PartnerFive brand new Scania trucks were part of the backdrop for the signing of the Ecolution agreement between Scania Malaysia and NITTSU Transport. Held on 9 September, the signing was performed by Marie Sjödin Enström, Managing Director of Scania Southeast Asia and Billy Tee, Director, Nittsu Transport Service (M) Sdn Bhd, or Nittsu.
Read More09.September 2020
Tyrexpo Asia 2021 Attracting Ongoing Exhibitor Interest in Countdown to Show
Tyrexpo Asia 2021 Attracting Ongoing Exhibitor Interest in Countdown to ShowWith the worldwide pandemic and businesses actively looking for a platform for recovery, Tyrexpo Asia 2021 is due to open in almost seven months’ time next March 2021 and so far this specific event for the international tyre market has attracted over a hundred confirmed exhibitors’ positive interest and support.
Read More29.August 2020
Volvo FH with I-Save becomes even More Efficient
Volvo FH with I-Save becomes even More EfficientThe Volvo FH with I-Save is now being launched in an even more fuel-efficient version that can cut fuel costs by up to ten percent. This marks a significant improvement of three percentage points on the previous generation. Volvo FH with I-Save becomes even more efficient, saving up to 10 percent.
Read More27.August 2020
All Sectors Must Engage to Meet Asia Pacific's Road Safety Challenge—ADB VP
All Sectors Must Engage to Meet Asia Pacific's Road Safety Challenge—ADB VPRoad safety is a growing public health concern in Asia and the Pacific that kills more than one person a minute—a challenge that requires the engagement of all sectors of society, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development Bambang Susantono told a workshop today.
Read More27.August 2020
The Lion Now Roars in Port Klang
The Lion Now Roars in Port KlangBack in February 2020, Mr. Thilo Halter, Head of Area, MAN Asia Pacific told Asian Trucker that “We need to be close to our customers and a workshop here in Port Klang, where there are a lot of our customers, is crucial.” I
Read More25.August 2020
KEJARA Revamp Set To Reshape Road Safety
KEJARA Revamp Set To Reshape Road SafetyDatuk Suret Singh is asking: Will a refreshed driver demerit system reduce road traffic deaths and injuries, especially of recalcitrant drivers and riders? There could be a big change of drivers’ attitudes in Malaysia following the Ministry of Transport’s decision to review the decades-old driver demerit system, KEJARA. MIROS has been tasked by the Ministry of Transport (MOT) to lead this review.
Read More17.August 2020
Safety First for Trucks Operated by Chemtrax
Safety First for Trucks Operated by ChemtraxChemtrax Sdn Bhd takes delivery of five units of Volvo trucks for the transportation of hazardous goods. Volvo Trucks announced recently that one of its customers, Johor-based transportation company Chemtrax Sdn Bhd (Chemtrax), has just taken delivery of five units of Volvo trucks comprising four units of FM370 4x2 and one unit of FM440 6x2 models, to support the company’s expansion and also for replacing several old trucks in its fleet.
Read More13.August 2020
Scania New Generation Truck Rigid Type Carries Curio Pack's Biggest Crane
Scania New Generation Truck Rigid Type Carries Curio Pack's Biggest CraneScania Malaysia delivered the Scania New Truck Generation P410B8x4NZ rigid type to Curio Pack Sdn Bhd (Curio Pack), an Integrated Logistics Solution Company that was incorporated in Malaysia in 1985. The keys to the Scania truck was handed over by Services Director, Scania Southeast Asia, Thor Brenden to the Director of Curio Pack, Ngiam Chong Lee in a simple ceremony at Scania Malaysia’s Bukit Jelutong headquarters.
Read More11.August 2020
First ELF Truck Handover for New Isuzu Malaysia Authorised Dealer
First ELF Truck Handover for New Isuzu Malaysia Authorised DealerTruck Venture Sdn Bhd, a new Isuzu Malaysia authorised dealer, has successfully made its first handover recently. An official handover ceremony was held at their showroom in Petaling Jaya, to commemorate the procurement of one unit of Isuzu ELF Light Duty 6-wheeler model by LOM Logistics Sdn Bhd.
Read More09.August 2020
Practice makes Truckers Perfect
Practice makes Truckers PerfectIn-house or external: training truck drivers is a crucial part of running a successful transport operation. Some truckers may claim that they have years of experience and may not need regular updates, however, they could not be more wrong. Truckers need to get updated on technology changes and skills need to be honed and that is what Volvo offers through their driver training programme. The need for regular training of truck drivers has long been recognised.
Read More07.August 2020
The Green Van by Daihatsu – Instant Industry Icon
The Green Van by Daihatsu – Instant Industry IconEvery organisation needs a vehicle to convey their message. In the case of this NGO, the Daihatsu Gran Max has quickly become more than a mere tool, but an icon for what the idea stands for. The Free Tree Society Kuala Lumpur (FTS) is an environmental organisation that spreads the environmental stewardship message through giving away trees for free to green our Earth.
Read More07.August 2020
New Actros Launched in Malaysia
New Actros Launched in MalaysiaHap Seng Trucks Distribution Sdn. Bhd. (HSTD), the general distributor of Daimler Trucks in Malaysia, officially launched the multi-award-winning truck: the new Actros. In an online presentation on Facebook the truck was presented to the public for the first time on 29th July, while representatives of the media and customers were able to see the vehicles in the metal during the week of August 3rd.
Read More06.August 2020
Asian Trucker Roadshow: Valvoline Ready for B20
Asian Trucker Roadshow: Valvoline Ready for B20Video inside: New fuels require adaptation of lubricants. Valvoline has launched a new range of B20-ready products to better support the use of Biodiesel. The brand is also offering a new service for fleet customers.
Read More25.July 2020
Hengst Filtration Acquires the Hydraulic Filtration Business of Bosch Rexroth AG
Hengst Filtration Acquires the Hydraulic Filtration Business of Bosch Rexroth AGHengst is about to acquire the hydraulic filtration business of Bosch Rexroth AG. This includes the site in Ketsch (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) with approximately 190 employees and the worldwide sales activities in more than 30 countries. In addition to the hydraulic filter know-how, more than 40 industrial property rights will also be transferred.
Read More20.July 2020
Truckers Tackle Trash
Truckers Tackle Trash“We couldn’t believe our eyes to see such a beautiful place being polluted and we took charge to clean ourselves,” Tardeep Sidhu told us about this impromptu activity that the family carried out during their recent vacation in Kuantan on Malaysia's East coast.
Read More09.July 2020
Messe Frankfurt Defers Two of its Trade Fairs in Vietnam: Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City and Secutech Vietnam
Messe Frankfurt Defers Two of its Trade Fairs in Vietnam: Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City and Secutech VietnamAs a result of flight restrictions impeding business travel to Vietnam, Messe Frankfurt New Era Business Media Ltd has announced the postponement of two of its trade fairs in the country. With a respective focus on automotive services and the safety and security industry, Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City and Secutech Vietnam, originally scheduled to take place concurrently at the Saigon Convention and Exhibition Centre this summer from 20 – 22 August, will be rescheduled to 2021.
Read More09.July 2020
Valvoline Introduces BioDiesel Compatible Engine Oil Range
Valvoline Introduces BioDiesel Compatible Engine Oil RangeWith the world’s automotive industry going through a rapid transformation with tightening emission norms across the world, even the type of fuel required is changing rapidly.
Read More07.July 2020