“With large orders like these we are sustainably reinforcing our export business in important markets like Malaysia and Australia,” emphasized Kai-Uwe Seidenfuss, MFTBC Senior Vice President of Sales and After Sales Fuso. “Our broad-based sales network in over 150 countries and our strong sales partners are the best prerequisites for tapping into further market potential in our export countries.”
SWM Owns Largest Fleet of Fuso Vehicles in Malaysia
Fuso has won yet another large order from the waste disposal provider SWM (Southern Waste Management) founded in 1995. With 474 Fuso vehicles already in customer use today, SWM is expanding its Fuso fleet by 466 new medium-duty Fuso Fighter trucks to a total of 940 commercial vehicles of the Japanese Daimler subsidiary. This makes SWM into Malaysia's largest operator of Fuso trucks. Southern Waste Management is responsible for the collection, transport and disposal of all kinds of waste on the entire southern peninsula of Malaysia. SWM carries out the entire waste disposal activities of the Malaysia region, which is home to over 4 million people, with continued reliance on the dependable and eco-friendly vehicle technologies of its fleet vehicles.
With the rising cost of fuel being a primarily concern for haulage companies, Volvo Trucks, a subsidiary of the Volvo Group has developed I-See solution, a system that will help the trucking industry to cut fuel consumption.
I-See solution harnesses the truck’s own kinetic energy to “push” the vehicle up hills. On downhill gradients, the same energy is used for acceleration. The I-See operates like an autopilot and takes over gearchanging and utilises gradients to save fuel.
Speaking on the announcement of I-See in Malaysia, Mansoor Ahmed, President, Volvo Trucks Group, Region Malaysia said, “As a brand, we have been consistent in our efforts to ensure fuel efficiency in our vehicles. Malaysia is on track with its economic development plans. Logistics are becoming more important in the country than ever before, and with that comes the need to be sustainable in fuel efficiency and cost saving efforts. Given the geographic terrain and economic requirements of the country, we foresee I-See contributing significantly to the Malaysian trucking and logistics industry.”
Kuala Lumpur, 16 July 2012: Asia Pacific’s biggest competition for truckers, the Fuelwatch Challenge 2012, ended in a grand finale and gala dinner in Volvo’s Shah Alam premises on Saturday, 14 July. Roslan, the champion trucker will now get the opportunity to compete with some of the best truckers in the world in the Fuelwatch Finale in Australia in November.
Launched in Malaysia this year in May, Fuelwatch is an extensive customer-outreach initiative centred on boosting fuel efficiency and influencing positive changes in driver behaviour. This year’s Fuelwatch Challenge is the third consecutive time when Volvo Trucks Malaysia reached out to the drivers of Volvo product and trained them on the importance of techniques for increased fuel efficiency.
Kuala Lumpur, 16 May 2012 – Volvo Malaysia’s annual Fuelwatch Challenge has helped put Malaysian truckers on the global map for the past two years, pitting our local champions against the world’s best truck drivers. Back for the third time, Volvo Malaysia is again conducting a nationwide search for the best Malaysian trucker to represent the country in the Global Drivers Fuel Challenge by Volvo Trucks to be held in Australia later this year.
Volvo Malaysia also launched the Globe Truckers club to offer Malaysian truckers a constant stream of news and useful information that will advance them in their long-term careers. Malaysian truckers will now have a platform to interact within the trucking community to share and exchange knowledge, experiences and stories with other members.
Sarawak, 9 May 0212 – Renault Trucks introduced a new version of its truck model for medium heavy haulage, the Renault Premium Lander at Dai Lieng Machinery Sdn. Bhd. Dai Lieng Machinery is the authorized Renault Trucks dealer servicing the Miri, Bintulu, Sarawak and Sabah markets.
Specially developed by Renault Trucks, the Premium Lander now meets this demand for multipurpose vehicles that are both sturdy and highly productive. Equally at home on asphalt or on more challenging terrain, the Premium Lander to give hauliers the best possible level of productivity. The Renault Premium Lander is specifically designed for applications where payload, comfort, mobility and power are of prime importance.
A new platform for the Bus, Truck and Component industry is about to launch with the MIBTC 2013. Slated to be held in Q2 2013, this exhibition showcases trucks, parts, and busses. There will also be presentations and semiars to round off the program.
The organisers are now offering early bird rates for exhibtion spaces. The halls will accomodate complete vehicles and those who are launching their new trucks or busses may use MIBTC as a platform for this. Organisers expect a number of overseas vendors to participate in the event, making it a truly international exhibition.
Just a few days to go to our first Asian Trucker networking event. Already a success with all free tickets being snapped up in a short period of time, we even see guests join us from Hong Kong and Singapore. Better hurry to secure your free ticket!
Fantastic lucky draw prizes await our guests.
WSI Models B.V. is originally a Dutch company and is an international market leader in the production of truck, trailer, crane, and earth fill vehicle scale models. WSI Models B.V. is renowned for its high-quality and unique level of detail. Thanks to their many years of experience in the transport world and knowledge of scale models, they are able to create perfect scale models of the real machines. Their motto is: the highest quality for an honest price.
WSI Models B.V. has its own production facility in Dongguan, China. There they produce their scale models within a ‘’lean’’ environment, with attention to environmental concerns. Whether you have a preference for scale, type or industry, the core values of WSI Models are expressed in every model.
Angka-Tan Motor Sdn Bhd (ATMSB), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Warisan TC Holdings Berhad, will be hosting a special Media Preview for the launch the China-made AUMAN Heavy Duty Trucks in Malaysia as follows:
AUMAN Heavy Duty Trucks are manufactured by Beiqi Foton Motor Co. Ltd of China. Beiqi Foton Motor manufactures a wide-range of product including Light and Heavy-Duty Trucks, Buses, and Light Commercial vehicles. According to Beiqi Foton Motor, in 2011, the company registered sales of more than 640,000 vehicles.
In Malaysia, ATMSB is the exclusive distributor of the wide range of AUMAN Trucks and Buses.
The new HINO 300 Series (Light Commercial Vehicle) features the first full automatic transmission gear to be installed in the light commercial vehicle. This reflects HINO’s commitment in developing world-class solutions for the new generation of light commercial vehicles with priorities on safety and comfortable driving, quality, reliability and durability of the vehicles.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Nobuyuki Tanaka, Managing Director of Hino Motors (M) Sdn Bhd, said, “We are indeed very proud to introduce the new 300 Series, following its successful launch in Japan in June 2011. We are also pleased to announce that Hino is the first to introduce a fully automatic transmission model in the light commercial vehicle category in Malaysia. This makes HINO the first and only Japanese truck company to install automatic transmission in its trucks."
Fuso 2015 growth strategy – Leader in green innovation
In its efforts to optimize total cost of ownership and reduce CO2 emissions by 7.5 percent, Fuso aims to be a leader in fuel efficiency and green innovation. This claim is based on one of the five pillars of the Fuso 2015 growth strategy, with which Fuso aims to double international sales to 200,000 units annually over the medium-term. However, Fuso not only wants to further boost sales, as it is also focusing on the development and production of sustainable commercial vehicles. “With great dedication, Fuso is forging ahead with advanced environmentally friendly technologies, focusing, on the one hand, on the optimization of conventional, fuel-efficient diesel drive technologies, and, on the other hand, on the further development of hybrid and electric drive systems,” states Gustav Tuschen, MFTBC Vice President of Product Engineering.