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.
A homegrown beauty brand is reaching out and winning the hearts of its customers through creative and innovative ideas. Zawara Cosmetics recently launched a mobile make-up truck that tours the country in an effort to boost sales.
To avoid machine downtime, it is important to use robust and long-lasting machine elements. Here, lubrication-free and maintenance-free high-performance plastics from igus show their advantages. Using the example of forklifts, igus will show the areas where motion plastics can be used. For example, iglidur plain bearings can already be found in bearings for high-load pivots, chainflex cables and e-chains with the smallest bend radii and high lifting heights in the mast.
MAN Truck and Bus (M) Sdn Bhd (MAN) has handed over 13 MAN TG WW series trucks to Taipanco Sdn Bhd (Taipanco), a leader in the local haulage industry, making up a total of 43 MAN TGS 28.440, 6 x 2 prime movers in Taipanco’s fleet since 2016.
The new trucks will help Taipanco, whose core business is in container transportation, to provide efficient and reliable services to move containers for its clients. Based in Port Klang, Taipanco is one of the largest container transportation operator servicing Northport and Westport.
Last month's Chinese New Year celebrations saw a decrease in traffic offences committed by bus drivers but an increase among truckers.
The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) carried out the "Ops Tahun Baru Cina" (Chinese New Year Operations), an integrated enforcement exercise in collaboration with the Royal Malaysian Police, Road Transport Department, Agensi Anti-Dadah Kebangsaan and Highway Enforcement agencies, which was held for 17 days from February 9 to 25.