Daimler Group Indonesia expands its organization by introducing a new business entity, PT Daimler Commercial Vehicle Manufacturing Indonesia (DCVMI), as a result of the implementation of the new group structure, PROJECT FUTURE, by the German Daimler AG on a global scale.
Continuing from its historic sales performance result last year, Volvo Trucks has recently delivered 10 units of Volvo FM440 truck to Multimodal Freight Sdn Bhd (Multimodal), marking its first truck delivery to a key customer this year. These units are in addition to the 40 units of Volvo trucks which Multimodal had taken delivery last year, bringing to a total of 50 trucks. As of now, Multimodal owns a total of 200 trucks in its fleet that only consists of one brand, which is Volvo.
On 12 February, Shaanxi Heavy Duty Automobile Co. (or Shacman Trucks) signed an agreement to collaboration with Innoviz Technologies Ltd. for its LIDAR sensors and perception software. The software is about to be adopted in a project that deploys autonomous trucks at one of China’s biggest ports.
UD Trucks Singapore recently announced the winner of the 3rd Extra Mile Challenge. Tay Kay Poo of NSL OilChem Waste Management Pte Ltd emerged as the winner after many challenging obstacles. The competition aims to promote “smart drivers” where truck drivers are not just individuals behind the wheel but smart professionals managing the works of a truck.
The collaboration shows the way for automotive manufacturers to apply advanced cybersecurity measures in AUTOSAR projects. C2A Security, a global leader in automotive cybersecurity, announced it has successfully integrated its endpoint cybersecurity protection technology with Vector’s AUTOSAR Classic basic software. This integration – the first of its kind – will enable AUTOSAR developers to add an additional security control to automotive ECU projects without impacting time to market or harming safety compliance, and with negligible runtime performance impact.
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), a subsidiary of the German Daimler AG operating under the umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA), has announced that partner organization Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, will be equipping its all-new BharatBenz lineup with Truckonnect.
During the tour of Scania Regional Product Centre (RPC) located in Port Klang on 4 February along with Scania Malaysia representatives, the Asian Trucker team was presented how Scania deploys structured yet caring approach on staff management, on top of Scania's smooth manufacturing pipeline to produce trucks of quality.
Geodis, a French logistics company recently launched a time-definite trucking service in Southeast Asia as the region’s road infrastructure continues to improve and trade agreements ease cross-border movements. The company said it would particularly target shipments in the 300kg to 1 tonne range and offer shippers “a simplified, door-to-door tariff structure”.
Messe Frankfurt has announced that two of the company’s Mobility & Logistics fairs in Asia have been postponed in the wake of the recent Novel Coronavirus outbreak. The two events include Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City (AMHCMC) and the Auto Maintenance and Repair Expo (AMR), which were originally scheduled from 5 to 7 March 2020 in Ho Chi Minh City and 15 to 18 March 2020 in Beijing respectively.
Introducing Hardox Wearplate and Strenx Performance Steel: Hardox cuts down on weight and extends the service life of steel structures in comparison with regular steel. A lighter dump body / tipper made of Hardox means an increased load capacity of 10-20% and even more in some applications while Strenx steel has great potential to make your products stronger, lighter and safer.
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