The highly anticipated show, the Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS), will take place from 24 – 26 May 2018 at the Chengdu Century City New International Exhibition & Convention Center. It is expected to house around 580 exhibitors across 45,000 sqm of exhibition space this year, and will welcome over 20,000 visitors across three days.
Last year saw China’s vehicle sales surpass a mammoth 28 million. At the same time, rapid economic growth in the Sichuan region in recent years has bolstered the industry’s desire to enhance its competitiveness with advanced technologies. In fact, the area has seen a boom in the number of new energy vehicles and modernised after-sales companies of late, with the local government continuing to support such endeavours. This is becoming increasingly evident at one of the leading trade platforms – CAPAS, for the automotive industry in Southwest China.
Proud of his successes in the country, Mueller called for a last press conference on 27th April to announce his retirement to the assembled media representatives. "It is a good feeling to be retiring, however, it is also a sad moment for me," he said during the gathering.
Now 62 years old, Mueller came on board MAN Malaysia in September 2013. Prior to that, he has held various positions in MAN including Senior Vice President of Sales Management, Senior Vice President of International Key Accounts and CEO for MAN France.
Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research(MIROS) together with 3M Malaysia, a global science company with a rich history of road safety innovation recently launched the ‘3M Road Safety Award for Southeast Asia’. The award, which is open to individuals, government and non-government organisations intends to encourage and recognise road safety initiatives that are impactful, innovative, sustainable and replicable in Southeast Asia.
Microsleep is a common experience many have encountered on a monotonous long distance drive. Petronas DaganganBerhad (PDB), together with Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad and Road Safety Department Malaysia (JKJR) have joint forces to educate the public on the danger of microsleeping through a campaign called ‘Stay Alert, Stay Hydrated’.
To support our activities and to add value to our business, we are looking for a researcher, based in our Headquarters in Kelana Jaya. The position will be permanent should the candidate display the performance required during the probation period.
Scania is aiming to lead the shift to a sustainable transport system by identifying value-driving activities, removing non-contributing costs and reinvesting in strategic growth initiatives that improve competitiveness.
Its Group President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Henrik Henriksson was recently in Malaysia to talk about internal issues with the top management here and took some time to meet with the press to talk about Scania's sustainable transport direction.
The Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) together with the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and Department of Environment (DOE) have jointly launched the nation’s first National Emission Test Centre (NETC) in Rawang, Malaysia.
Malaysian-based SME, MN Fuel Solutions Sdn Bhd launched its emulsified diesel, known as Kleen Diesel, which complies to the European standards and can reduce emission by up to 88 percent yesterday. This follows a eight year period of R&D.
As a "technofund" recipient from the Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), MN Fuel Solutions under the leadership of Managing Director Marizan Nor, began research and development (R&D) in 2009. They studied and designed an emulsified diesel which is suitable for the Malaysian market.
Singapore company, i Vision, is an innovator of smart solutions that are helping fleet owners bring older vehicles into the 21st century.
The automotive world is in a state of transition with new technologies emerging daily as the industry strives to make vehicles smarter and totally autonomous. Fleets of commercial vehicles and buses are of various ages and companies have different requirements so there is no ‘one solution fits all.’ This is why i Vision, a Singapore company, is an important player in this field. With their inhouse engineers for both software and hardware, they are customising products to meet the individual needs of clients.
The British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (BMCC) gathered local and foreign stakeholders in this special keynote address to shed light on the ongoing and upcoming efforts of China’s Belt & Road Initiative (BRI), one of the largest infrastructure and investment mega project in history encompassing over 68 countries. The panel was made up of Datuk Zainal Amanshah (Chief Executive Officer, InvestKL), Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Michael Yeoh (Co-Founder & CEO, Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute) and Datuk David Chua (Board Director, Malaysia-China Business Council and Managing Director, DC & A Group of Companies). Andrew Sill (Chairman of BMCC) moderated the session.
‘Congratulations’, ‘ hou yeh ’ (means great in Cantonese) and ‘ bagus ’ were among the cheers as winners walked away with attractive prizes at the recent 2017/2018 FUSO Diamond Contest Grand Draw in Puchong, Selangor, 28 March 2018. Organised by Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commercial Vehicles (MBM CV), the Grand Draw’s ultimate prize - a Mercedes-Benz CLA 200 and a trip to Japan – was won by SDS Bakeries Sdn Bhd.