Hino recently kicked off the first ever professional driver's skill competition in Malaysia for the Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) category at the Hino Total Support Customer Centre (HTSCC) in Sendayan, Negeri Sembilan.
The two-day event held on September 4 and 5 witnessed the participation of 16 companies and 28 eager drivers who tested their driving skills through several challenges and programmes. Most of the participants had gone through the HTSCC professional drivers' training programme which focused on safety, defensive driving, fuel-saving driving, and drivers familiarisation training.
The Hino Ultimate Drive 2018 competition comprehensively tested participants in four areas namely theory, practical driving skills, daily vehicle inspection habits and fuel-efficient economy driving.
“The world’s challenges associated with global warming (caused by CO2 emissions) pose a fundamental threat to the future of our planet. Linde sees hydrogen as an integral part of our renewable energy future in addressing this challenge. With over 25 years of research and development in hydrogen fuelling technologies, Linde has invested significantly at the global level in the future market for hydrogen. There are strong indicators that the market is receptive towards alternative fuels and energy with alternative mobility becoming more prevalent, particularly in Asia,” explained Linde South Asia and ASEAN Regional Managing Director, Rob Hughes.
The Johor Sand & Granite Lorry Operators’ Association held their 6th anniversary dinner and inauguration ceremony on the 17th of August 2018. Asian Trucker was honoured to be invited to the event and to report back on some highlights of the night.
Malaysia has found its Volvo Trucks Fuelwatch Challenge 2018 champion, Haree Murughan Muniandy from ASTRO Productions Sdn Bhd. The results were announced during a celebratory dinner at Volvo Trucks’ Port Klang dealer, where nine of the country’s best truck drivers gathered for the results of the competition.
He received a RM 5 000 Bank Simpanan Nasional voucher and a trophy, however, the highlight of his victory is that he will be representing Malaysia in the Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge Global Final in Gothenburg, Sweden later this year.
The handover of the 2 largest PALFINGER loader cranes in Malaysia, the PK150002, took place at Putrajaya Marriot Hotel in Selangor, Malaysia, on the 26th of July, in a joint effort between Palfinger Asia Pacific and their dealer, KTC Crane & Equipment. The event gathered over a hundred customers, operators, as well as KTC’s partners and suppliers.
To support the growth of future sustainability leaders Scania Malaysia has established a fund to motivate and assist primary schools in Malaysia start up curricular activities, extra-curricular activities or projects that focus on sustainability.
The “Master Sustainability By Scania” fund will be kicked off by Scania Malaysia and will continuously be replenished by a portion of vehicle sales revenue.
“CYY”, pronounced “SUU” in Mongolian, means “Milk”. And milk is a product that needs careful handling when transported as it could spoil when not kept right. Chief Exectutive Officer of “Milk” Joint Stock Company, Gantulga Bulgan, trusts FUSO trucks to handle his liquid products right. Since 1958 the company has been established under the then Russian rule. Today, some 70 milk products and milk powder are the main products of the company with cheeses as a potential next venture. Milk Joint Stock Company collects, processes and re-distributes their products all over Mongolia.
Under the heading of Expertise – Performance – Design, LAMILUX will be exhibiting its latest innovations in Hanover at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018. LAMILUX AntiSlip PES Clean Grip is an even more wear resistant material for non-slip flooring. LAMILUX X-treme provides a lightweight solution for last mile vehicles. The manufacturer can be found in Hall 27 at Stand D06.
New products: an even more scratch-resistant flooring material.
As Japan prepares to host visitors from around the world for the 2020 Summer Olympics, a Tokyo sports and cultural events company has launched a mosque on wheels with the hope that it would make Muslim visitors feel at home.
Axscend combines engineering, sensor technology and electronics expertise, together with software programming. The company develops solutions to digitally manage trailers in a comprehensive manner, enabling fleet operators in achieving notable cost reductions and higher fleet efficiency.