In-Depth with Volvo's BZLThe launch of Volvo’s latest offer has certainly answered a number of questions regarding the direction and state of electromobility. However, there are also some new questions that arise and in this exclusive interview Asian Buses gets to the bottom of things
Read More11.January 2022
Busworld Foundation Calls on the Industry to Create a Better Dialogue with COP Policy MakersA delegation of Busworld Foundation attended the Transport Day at COP26 - the 26th United Nations climate change conference that brings together almost every country on earth called 'Conference of the Parties' - in Glasgow in November and came to the conclusion that there was a significant lack of collective passenger transport by road sessions in the programme.
Read More21.December 2021
Automechanika Kuala Lumpur Defers until 2023While the country still reports daily cases, various levels of the Movement Control Order (MCO) also affect travel in and around the country. In this regard, the company has maintained close communications with the local auto community, exhibitors, partners and supporting organisations. Following their consultation, each party has agreed to the new show date of 16 to 18 March 2023.
Read More13.December 2021
And the Winners are… Solaris, Isuzu and MAN!The Sustainable Bus Awards 2022 were handed over during an online ceremony featured by UITP and Busworld with Senior Director Knowledge & Innovation Umberto Guida and Busworld Marketing & Communication Officer Inge Buytaert respectively.
Read More20.November 2021
Volvo Buses Secures another Large Order for 200 Buses in SwedenPublic transport operator Transdev has ordered 200 buses. The majority are Volvo 8900 RLE buses and 39 of them are Volvo 9700 DD, double deckers for operation in regional traffic north of Stockholm. The double deck coaches will serve a popular commuter route into the capital.
Read More05.November 2021
Mitsubishi Fuso launches new light-duty Rosa bus in AustraliaMitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; headquarters: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO Hartmut Schick), announces the launch of the upgraded light-duty Rosa bus in Australia. The vehicle comes with an updated face featuring the FUSO “Black Belt” design, as well as advanced safety features. The new Rosa will also be introduced to New Zealand in early 2021.
Mitsubishi Fuso Launches a New Model of the Aero Star City BusMitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is pleased to announce that it has launched a new model of the Aero Star large city route bus. The new Aero Star is available through MFTBC sales companies and regional sales units across Japan
Webasto and Otokar Present the Fully Electric City Bus e-Kent CTurkey’s leading bus manufacturer Otokar has taken yet another step in the direction of an emission-free future with its twelve-meter-long passenger bus. The company is relying on batteries from Webasto to power the bus. Visitors can experience the bus in September on the IAA Mobility in Munich.
Read More09.September 2021
Bus Drivers Respond Positively to New Autonomous Support SystemIn 2018, Volvo Buses presented its first electric self-driving bus. Since then, several successful tests and live demonstrations have been conducted, including one with the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. The benefits of autonomous buses in depots have also been demonstrated.
Read More08.September 2021
A Positive Mind Starts from You - Minda Positif Bermula dari Anda!A free seminar about mental health and well-being.
Read More06.September 2021
Best Practices on Truck Maintenance: Lubricants, Fuels and FluidsJoin us for a webinar that deals with practical tips around lubricants, fuel and fluids in and around your commercial vehicle. It is a free of charge event, but we encourage you to register early as spaces are limited.
Read More03.August 2021
The Global Tyre & Rubber Conference (GTRC) and Vehicle Dynamics Conference (VDC) have been posted to 2022.The GTRC will be held on June 09 and 10, 2022, while VDC will take place on June 08, 2022. Both events have been postponed due to uncertainties and travel restrictions infused by COVID-19.
Read More26.July 2021
Scania Data-driven Services Drive a new Age of TransportationData-Driven Services by Scania is a smart solution for customers to achieve better uptime, profitability and sustainability in the new age of transportation. This is achieved through implementing the right technology to get the right data and offer customers a suite of packages, that would help make better and more informed fleet management decisions.
Read More24.June 2021
Cawangan Jualan dan Servis Utama Terbaru Scania Malaysia kini Dibuka di Johor BahruCawangan jualan dan servis terbaru Scania Malaysia kini dibuka di Senai, Johor. Cawangan utama dengan ciri kelestarian ini terletak di Lot 39795, Jalan Idaman, Taman Perindustrian Senai, 81400 Senai, Johor Darul Ta'zim.
First Solaris Sustainability Repor44-percent share of alternative drives in traded vehicles in 2020, close on 700 delivered zero-emission buses, carbon footprint reduction of 51 percent, energy savings, new values introduced by the company, environmental and social policy, sustainable development vision and goals for the future are only some facts and pieces of information about Solaris activities in 2020 in the field of ESG (Environmental Social Governance). The first Solaris Sustainability Report is now available.
Read More17.June 2021
Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Expo Postponed to March 2022Originally slated for June 2021, the event was postponed earlier this year. Taking into consideration the current situation in Malaysia and other ASEAN countries, the organisers have decided to re-schedule the event once more.
Read More13.June 2021
Streets for Life Campaign Calls for 30 km/h Urban Streets to Ensure Safe, Healthy, Green and Livable CitiesThe Director General of Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), Hon. Assistant Commissioner (CD) Ir. Ts. Dr. Khairil Anwar Abu Kassim virtually launched the ASEAN Road Safety Week 2021 (ARSW 2021) as part of the regional commitment to support the 6th United Nation Global Road Safety week (UNGRSW) campaign which this year is celebrated between 17th and 23rd May.
Read More17.May 2021
IRU Sends Distress Call to WHO and Governments on COVID-19 Driver VaccinationsIRU is calling on the World Health Organization and national governments to introduce urgently a global mutually recognised digital vaccination certificate for commercial truck and coach drivers.
Read More19.May 2021
TRATON GROUP Records Highest Incoming Orders in a Quarter in the Company’s history in the First Quarter of 2021With 81,700 orders received between January and March 2021, the TRATON GROUP has reported its best quarter so far, achieving an increase of more than 50 percent. This is attributable to the truck business, which has recently been strong. 78,700 orders for trucks, including MAN TGE vans, correspond to an increase of 62 percent in the first quarter. Incoming orders for trucks over 6t in Europe (EU27+3), an important market for the Company, rose by 65 percent year-on-year.
Read More12.May 2021
New Exhibitors and Association Partner for Tyrexpo Asia 2021As Tyrexpo Asia 2021 show in mid November at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore continues to move closer, event organisers Tarsus South East Asia confirmed the participation of two new exhibitors and Association Partner for the event.
Read More07.May 2021
AMR 2021 Concludes with New Services and Zones Mapping out OpportunitiesThe Auto Maintenance and Repair Expo (AMR) closed its doors yesterday (27 April 2021) at Beijing’s New China International Exhibition Centre after successfully presenting a meeting point for China’s vehicle maintenance and repair sector. Across the four-day show, exhibitors and fairgoers recognised the new specialised zones that reflected innovation in the automotive aftermarket. There was also high praise towards AMR Online, the show’s latest service connecting domestic and international market
Read More28.April 2021
Scania Pilot-Test Renewable Fuels and Electrification Solutions with IRDA’s IMBRT Project Scania pilot-tests renewable fuels and electrification solutions with Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) for the Iskandar Malaysia Bus Rapid Transit (IMBRT). Scania will be test-running two buses over the 20-kilometre loop route from 11 to 15 April; the 10-metre Bio-diesel for schedule passengers, and the 12-metre Electric development project for IRDA’s technical team only. The 15-metre High Capacity bus is also available for test ride only for IRDA.
Read More16.April 2021
Hino Appoints Auto Skyline to Deliver One-Stop Solution in Johor BahruHino Motors Sales (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (HMSM) has officially launched its new 3S (Sales, Service, and Spare Parts) centre by completing its fully upgraded renovation this year. Through a strong partnership with Auto Skyline Sdn Bhd (Auto Skyline), an established HINO Authorised Dealer, the 3S operation involved a one stop solution centre in meeting its customers’ emerging needs.
Read More01.April 2021
KAYEL Tyres wins International ‘Recircle Awards’ Spirt of Retread AwardKAYEL Tyres has won the international Recircle Award for the ‘Spirit of Retreading’.
Read More23.March 2021
How Tyres Contribute to Optimised Fuel ConsumptionTyres are the only thing that stand between the road and the cargo. Tyres can contribute to the bottom line in more ways than just through good deals on purchase and retreading. Here we offer some advice on how to use the rubber in an optimal way.
Read More17.March 2021