Michelin X Multi Z 2

Now available in Malaysia, Michelin X MULTI Z 2 offers key benefits for commercial vehicle operators

Michelin, though mainly associated with passenger car tyres, makes many other types of tyres for different applications and vehicles. The same high level of R&D that goes into their high-performance passenger car tyres is also applied to their truck tyres, for instance, to provide longevity and improved performance. The X MULTI Z 2 is the […]

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Mercedes-Benz Unimog

Mercedes-Benz Unimog truck sets world altitude record while assisting expedition team in Chile

The Unimog by Mercedes-Benz is a true go-anywhere all-terrain vehicle, born over 70 years ago and sold in 30 countries. At least 400,000 units have been sold to date, used for all sorts of transportation in extreme conditions. When it comes to scientific expeditions in all places and climates around our planet, the Unimog would […]

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Daimler PPC

Tom Tom, Bosch and Daimler’s Predictive Powertrain Control help trucks run more efficiently

TomTom, Bosch and Daimler have announced their joint work on Daimler’s Predictive Powertrain Control (PPC), an advanced driver assistance system (ADAS), or smart cruise control, for commercial vehicles. Trucks can use TomTom’s highly-accurate ADAS Map and Bosch’s electronic horizon to automate driving functions on highways and, in Europe, on inter-urban roads too. The system is […]

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Daimler truck history

The difficult growing years of the truck 120 years ago

Beginnings are sometimes difficult and where the truck is concerned, its earliest years saw a great deal of resistance. In fact, it did not attract even a single buyer in Germany. Whereas the high society had welcomed the car with open arms as an enrichment of their personal freedom, the truck came up against severe […]

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Isuzu and Volvo

Isuzu Motors and Volvo Group to form strategic alliance in commercial vehicle business

The Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors plan to work together as a strategic alliance within commercial vehicles in order to capture the opportunities in the ongoing transformation of the industry. In the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today between the two companies, the intention (in the first phase) is to establish a global technology partnership […]

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Malaysia’s first telematics commercial vehicle insurance launched

AXA Affin General Insurance Berhad (AXA) has partnered up with Hap Seng Trucks Distribution (HSTD) and Hap Seng Credit to launch Malaysia’s first telematics commercial vehicle insurance and financing. Called the AXA FlexiTruck, this collaborative initiative hopes to inculcate safe driving behaviour among FUSO light commercial vehicle truck drivers with the addition of telematics security […]

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Isuzu Delivers 141 Units Of LCV to City-Link Express Sdn. Bhd.

Isuzu Malaysia recently delivered a total of 141 units of their commercial trucks to City-Link Express (M) Sdn Bhd, during an official handover ceremony held at City-Link Express’ ‘Super Hub’ facility in Bandar Saujana Putra, Selangor. The handover comprised of 128 units of the ELF 4-wheeler (NLR77UEE) model, eight units of the ELF 6-wheeler (NPR81UKH) […]

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FEATURE: Mitsubishi Pick-Up Trucks Are Celebrating 40 Years of Success!

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) in Japan announced the anniversary of Mitsubishi 4×4 pick-up trucks, providing reliability and durability to customers worldwide for 40 years! In Malaysia, the first Mitsubishi pick-up truck, Mitsubishi Storm was launched in 2001 by its official distributor at that time, United Straits Fuso Sdn Bhd (USF). Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) was established […]

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Linde’s Hydrogen-Powered Mobility Technology To Support Zero-Emission Vehicles In Malaysia

Vehicles in Malaysia will one day be powered by a cleaner fuel alternative; hydrogen, an element found in water. Towards this end, Linde Malaysia, a member of The Linde Group, is gearing up to share its expertise in fuelling solutions to help power Malaysia’s automotive industry with zero-emission hydrogen technology. “The world’s challenges associated with […]

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