Capitalise on Belt and Road Opportunities with the Belt & Road Summit 2021Jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Belt and Road Summit has been bringing together senior government officials and influential business leaders from markets along and beyond the Belt and Road to exchange insights on multilateral collaboration and create concrete business opportunities since its inception in 2016.Read More08.June 2021
Hino Malaysia Launches New Warranty Programme for 500 SeriesHino Malaysia is now offering even more peace of mind and profitability for truck operators with enhanced warranty. Specialized for medium heavy-duty commercial vehicle (MCV), HINO Trucks now come with 5-year warranty, 3-times Free Service Programme, and Hino telematics system- HINO Connect - with 5 years free subscription.
ProVia Adds to Product Line-UpThe initial offering of 40 parts across 4 product lines has constantly increased, with the range now including over 300 parts across 30 of the most popular CV product lines, covering 2,700 OEM x-references. The brand is now available in more than 65 countries from over 720 distributors with new outlets coming on-stream every month. Here are the latest additions to the product catalogue.
FUSO Celebrates 50 Years of the Canter in Australia Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC; headquarters: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture; President and CEO: Hartmut Schick), is pleased to announce the 50th anniversary of the Canter light-duty truck in Australia.
Asian Trucker Roadshow: Van-Tastic New Gran Max Test DriveVIDEO INSIDE: Recently launched, the new Gran Max with Euro IV engine is set to build upon the reputation the vehicle has garnered already. Stefan Pertz took two versions of the iconic van out for an in-depth test
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.
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.
igus 2021 Motion Plastics Show: 168 Tribo Innovations on the Trade Show StandMore new products, product extensions and digital offerings than ever before: the 2021 "igus Motion Plastics Show" is opening digitally. Visitors can look forward to 168 innovations from all departments – from telescopic robot tube packages to dry-running ball bearings with 21 times the standard service life to large scale 3D printing.
Scania Strengthens Bengteng’s position with the First Scania Temperature Control Boxed-type New Truck Generation in Peninsular MalaysiaScania Malaysia delivered the first Scania temperature-control boxed type Rigid P250B4x2NZ New Truck Generation (NTG) in Peninsular Malaysia to Bengteng Truckking Services Sdn Bhd (Bengteng).
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.
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.
AMR 2021 Concludes with New Services and Zones Mapping out OpportunitiesThe Auto Maintenance and Repair Expo (AMR) closed its doors 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
Just My View on Electrification, Evaluation, Evolution of Trucks and a Thought on the Future of Start-upsMike Smith in Singapore is a friend of mine. He trades shares in order to supplement his income. Recently, he asked me about an IPO of a fairly new truck brand that is offering electricity-powered vehicles. I thought that this is a good starting point to just give this some thought as to where these brands are heading, seeing how they enter the market with huge evaluations and are being said to challenge the established players.
Getting Ready: Putzmeister Cement Pump Headed for MongoliaWith some special adaptations, this combo is destined for underground work in one of Mongolia’s mines, where the pump will be deployed to support the extraction of valuable deposits. Having just received its coats of paints, the vehicle is about to be shipped via Rail through Russia all the way to Mongolia .
Asian Trucker Media to release "Iconic Trucks"Asian Trucker Media will be releasing its first ever coffee table book, Iconic Trucks, around June. The coffee book aims to serve as an unique collection of vehicles which are the icons in the industry. Iconic Trucks will feature over 40 trucks in four different categories namely historical trucks, modern vehicles, purpose build and future icons.
Combatting Fraud and Counterfeiting to Ensure Safety of Your BusinessIn today’s economic globalization, having a strong brand is the “green card” of Chinese products and the “business card” of Chinese manufacturing image, while a trademark is the most important intellectual property right of famous Chinese brands.
IVECO signs Memorandum of Understanding with Plus to develop Autonomous TrucksIVECO, a brand of CNH Industrial N.V. and a pioneer in the commercialization and manufacturing of vehicles powered by alternative fuels, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Plus, a leading global autonomous trucking company, to jointly develop autonomous trucks
SR Gemilang – The First Truck Operator in the Northern Region to Sign up for Scania’s EcolutionSR Gemilang became part of Scania Malaysia’s milestone when they became the first truck operator in the Northern region to sign the Scania Ecolution partnership agreement in a simple ceremony. The signing was sealed between Muhammad Jaafar, Director of SR Gemilang Transport (M) Sdn Bhd and Heba Eltarifi, Managing Director of Scania Southeast Asia.
Isuzu Drives Mr D.I.Y. Further with Delivery of New TrucksIsuzu Malaysia Sdn Bhd (“Isuzu”) shared today that it had recently delivered eight units of medium-duty trucks from its Forward Series (F-Series) range to popular homegrown retail giant MR D.I.Y. Group (M) Berhad (“MR D.I.Y.”).
Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors Complete UD Trucks Transaction as Part of the Strategic AllianceThe Alliance between the Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors is set to a build long-term and robust relationship. Alliance work is now entering the next phase to derive potential synergies in areas that will encompass a number of topics.
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.
Flawed CO₂ Emissions Accounting Jeopardises Commercial Road Transport DecarbonisationMeasuring CO₂ emissions from commercial road transport only at the tailpipe, depending on the region, could double the true carbon picture in future fuel scenarios.
MAXUS Welcomes Ang Trading as Authorised Dealer in Southern RegionMAXUS Welcomes Ang Trading as Authorised Dealer in Southern Region.
KAYEL Tyres wins International ‘Recircle Awards’ Spirt of Retread AwardKAYEL Tyres wins International ‘Recircle Awards’ Spirt of Retread Award, Malaysia’s only winner
Driving Europe’s sustainable Mobility with Low-carbon Liquid FuelsMesse Frankfurt held the second edition of its “Energy4Mobility Expert Talk” series, in cooperation with the Representation of the State of Hessen to the European Union, on 15 March 2021. On this occasion, policy, industry and research representatives shared their views on the question: “Should the EU launch a Low Carbon Liquid Fuels Strategy?”
How Tyres Contribute to Optimised Fuel Consumption Tyres 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.
Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Exhibition to Return This Year The fifth Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Exhibition (MCVE) organised by Asian Trucker Media is set to take place from 21st to 23rd October this year.
FUSO once again claims leadership in Indonesia and TaiwanMitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation announces that FUSO trucks and buses have maintained top market share in its largest overseas markets of Indonesia and Taiwan in the year 2020. The share of FUSO vehicles in most global commercial vehicle markets also rose despite depressed demand from the impact of Covid-19.
Being Profitable with Scania is More Affordable than Most ThinkBeing profitable with a Scania is more affordable than most people would think. In celebrating its 50 year (F50Y) in Malaysia, Scania is launching an amazing promotion
TRATON and Hino start E-Mobility Joint VentureAt the end of 2020, TRATON SE (TRATON) and Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino) have signed a joint venture agreement for e-mobility in order to plan and provide e-mobility products that will be based on the two companies' strategic partnership to offer customers the highest value.
Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group complete creation of fuel-cell joint venture: cellcentricDaimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group today completed the transaction to form the previously announced fuel-cell joint venture. The VolvoGroup has acquired 50 percent of the partnership interests in the existing Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG
BorgWarner Agrees to Acquire AKASOL AG, Seeking to Expand Electrification PortfolioBorgWarner Agrees to Acquire AKASOL AG, Seeking to Expand Electrification Portfolio
Now Even More Recycled Fibers in Air Filters from MANN-FILTER Working with resources sustainably goes without saying for leading global filtration expert MANN+HUMMEL. For example, one contribution to sustainability is the improved MANN-FILTER air filter C 24 005, with its renewed filter medium made from recycled synthetic fibers.
New IVECO Daily E6 Launches in AustraliaIVECO’S new Daily E6 Van and Cab Chassis range introduces the most significant enhancements to the model line-up in five years, led by the adoption of new Euro 6-rated engines, additional active safety equipment and increased cabin appointments.
Daihatsu Malaysia Exceeds 2020 Sales Targets Despite the challenging market environment brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, Daihatsu (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (DMSB) today announced it has exceeded its sales target for 2020 by 5 percent for its pre-pandemic targets, with 1,410 vehicles sold last year.
New Dates for Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Expo 2021In view of the current situation and information on hand regarding the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the organizers of the Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Exhibition 2021 (MCVE) have decided to postpone the event.
Time to Say Good-Bye?Costly and difficult to manage, trucks are the most important investment good a company transport will have as assets. As such, they are being written off over time as their value diminishes. At some point, the value of the vehicle may be listed as just RM 1, being a reminder that the asset is still with the company and that there is some value there.
80 Years: MANN+HUMMEL Celebrates Round AnniversaryThe path to becoming the world's leading expert in filtration - on its anniversary, the Group proudly looks back on a long history of success, and, at the same time, with great confidence into the future.