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Hino uses hybrid battery power for greater efficiency

  Hino Motors Japan has released the details of its most recent social and environmental initiatives. Hino’s CSR (corporate social responsibility) Report, which is now available for viewing on its global website (www.hino-global.com/csr/), outlines the numerous projects undertaken over the last Japanese financial year to help it achieve its corporate mission: “To make the world […]

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Truck Racing

Nerve-wrecking round at Nurburgring

Following the climactic event of this year’s FIA European Truck Racing Championship, the Truck Grand Prix on the Nürburgring, the long-awaited holiday break is now upon us. In earlier years, till 2004 that is, the circus headed directly from the Eifel to Finland. And even if that journey was time-consuming, most of the participants actually […]

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Truck Racing

Shell Rimula truck racing in Prague

One hundred and eighty Shell Rimula guests from around the world were lucky enough to be among the crowd at the Autodrom Most circuit in Prague, Czech Republic to witness the FIA European Truck Racing Championship as winners of the 2013 Shell Rimula ‘Win the Ride of Your Life’ global promotion and contest held from […]

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Commercial Vehicles Safety & Compliance

Freewheeling retarder reduces fuel consumption

Many trucks have some form of auxiliary brakes. For almost two decades Scania’s customers have been able to appreciate just how powerful, yet smooth, effect a hydraulic retarder from Scania can provide. Besides comfort and a relaxing drive, it also provides savings by reducing the need for normal brake system maintenance. In this latest version, […]

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Interview Safety & Compliance

TNT Worldwide’s ‘Borderless transportation solution

Sea freight has always been the dominant mode of transporting goods in Asia. Although transportation by air is faster, it costs more, hence it is not a preferred choice. As much as transporting via road is concerned, factors such as safety, time, and inconsistent costing by service providers have been affecting customers. However, with TNT […]

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Commercial Vehicles Launch

Ford launches CKD Transit and Nationwide Commercial Vehicle Centre Network

Ford today announced the availability of the locally-assembled Transit full-sized van and a network of nine Commercial Vehicle (CV) Centres offering specialist sales and aftersales services as part of its strategic growth plan for Malaysia. With over seven million units sold on six continents in 116 markets worldwide, the Ford Transit sets the benchmark for […]

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Aftermarket Commercial Vehicles Launch

Michelin launches new coach tyre

Tyre manufacturer supremo, Michelin showcases its latest innovation in the Asian market through their new coach tyre the Michelin X Coach Energy Z. The French based company illustrated that their new tyre was especially designed for comfort and safety of coach passengers. By using the latest in tyre development technology, Michelin was able to create […]

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Commercial Vehicles Launch

Volvo Trucks and National Geographic roll out ‘Asia 360°’ campaign

Volvo Trucks, one of the world’s leading producers of heavy trucks, partners the National Geographic Channel to roll out their Asia 360° campaign today. In the lead up to the Asia launch of their new truck range in May, Volvo Trucks shines the spotlight on various perspectives of progress, and embarks on a virtual journey […]

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Commercial Vehicles Launch

FUSO’s new truck with largest payload capacity in class

Daimler Truck’s most popular truck ‘Canter’ is opening up a new dimension. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, today announced it has developed a new GVW 8.55-ton medium-duty truck, based on the existing Canter light-duty technical platform, now underway with its global rollout. According to Mr. Kai-Uwe […]

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