“Simply Number One”: MAN TGX, Truck of the Year 2021The new MAN TGX is the “International Truck of the Year 2021” (ITOY). The ITOY Award is one of the most prestigious awards in the commercial vehicle marketRead More03.December 2020
Scania Malaysia Celebrates its First 50 Years of Many Milestone FirstsScania celebrates the First 50 Years in Malaysia in 2021 and has seen many firsts in the country and in the heavy commercial vehicle industry.
Grab Haulier: Connection between Freight and TransporterThere are many ways to bring a willing buyer and a willing seller together. In the case of haulage, there is always someone looking for a counterpart and here again, technology can bridge the divide. Homegrown brand Grab Haulier Sdn Bhd has spent years to get things right with coming up with a solution that is easy to use as well as beneficial for all parties involved. Kelvin Kang, Founder and General Manager and Lin Swee Khek, Chief Technology Officer let us in on the workings of their platform
The Pay Off for Protecting Our DriversStefan Pertz makes the case that the costs to improve the health and safety for truck drivers would mean a positive return for fleet owners. We spend a lot of time at work and therefore the space where we perform our duties has to be safe. While that is mandated by law, the question is how far can or should transport companies and truckers go with that on their own?
Scania Ecolution and Partners Successfully Reduce CO2 Emissions Equivalent to Planting 10 000 TreesScania Ecolution together with Scania customers have achieved a total reduction of 681 000 kg of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) so far. This is equivalent to an approximate planting of 10 000 trees flourishing in the past year.
Aimtrans Scopes Market Recovery with New HAMMAR SideloadersAIMTRANS LOGISTICS (M) SDN. BHD. (“AIMTRANS”) , having to leverage its logistic distribution expertise in response to the unprecedented spread of COVID 19, aimed and took advantage of the Market Recovery in certain industries with additional New HAMMAR sideloaders
Automechanika Shanghai 2020 Unites International and Domestic MarketAs the automotive industry transitions alongside the backdrop of COVID-19, Automechanika Shanghai navigates these new roads through its innovative hybrid event. The show commences from 2 to 5 December at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), while players across the world will be able to tune in digitally from 30 November to 6 December. In sectors like Tomorrow’s Service & Mobility and highly-anticipated fringe events, first-time exhibitors, participants and industry experts
IVECO S-Way NP 460 wins Sustainable Truck of the Year 2021 AwardThe IVECO S-Way NP 460 in LNG version was crowned Sustainable Truck of the Year 2021 in the Tractor category. The award, now in its fifth edition, was created by Italian specialized magazine Vado e Torno. The winners are selected by a jury panel of professional journalists based on the Sustainability Index introduced by Vado e Torno.
Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2021 Steps Into a New Automotive Industry Era In recent years, Vietnam’s automotive industry has grown at an average annual rate of 20 to 30 percent. The improvement to corporate governance, foreign trade and investment, and relationships with international markets through bilateral agreements nurture a positive local operating environment. Companies are now seeking to expand their businesses and production bases into Vietnam. From 30 June to 2 July 2021 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC), Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City w
ZF Takes the Fast Lane to Mobilize Commercial Vehicle Intelligence With the addition of WABCO to the company, ZF is driving harder to further enable clean, safe and efficient transportation.
Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors Sign Final Agreements to form Strategic AllianceThe Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors will establish a Joint Alliance Office, with facilities both in Japan and Sweden, which will be overseen by an Alliance Board comprising the Isuzu Motors President, the Volvo Group CEO and other key executives from the two groups.
Job Opportunity at Taipanco Sdn BhdTaipanco Sdn Bhd was incorporated on 22nd day of May 2003 and started operation in March 2004. The Company is involved in container haulage and its main core business activity is container transportation. Currently its fleet capacity is 188 prime movers with more than 500 trailers (20 footer & 40 footer) and a staff strength of more than 300 within the Group. Taipanco is currently looking to fill the position of Finance Executive / Senior Finance Executive.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.