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The leading stories in this month’s issue are the 90th Anniversary of Kit Loong Commercial Tyre Group – the Pioneer of Sustainable Movement for 90 Years, where Michael Hutt, Group Marketing Manager, Kit Loong Commercial Tyre Group, looks back at 90 years of service within the commercial tyre sector. Also celebrating a ten year anniversary is Scania’s Ipoh Branch.
There is an exclusive interview with Berjaya China Motor Sdn Bhd (BCM), the distributor of Foton Motor Group (FMG) in Malaysia. Chief Executive Officer Datuk Donald Choo shares the rationale behind the establishment of the company.
To gain insight on the impact of EVs within the commercial vehicle (CV) market in Southeast Asia (SEA), as well as the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, we have organised and moderated a panel of CV manufacturers and suppliers. We have collected their input in our special feature – Is Southeast Asia Ready for Electric Vehicles?
We also have a series of new product launches including Angka-Tan Motor rolling out the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 Pick-Up truck, a New MAN Truck Generation now coming with Euro V engines as standard, Isuzu Elf NMR Crew offering flexible efficiency and safety for cargo and crew, Hong Seng Group’s introduction of its new specification for Sinotruk Hohan N7 and the new Volvo FH, FH16, FM and FMX models which are now available in Malaysia.
For the tyre industry, we have an article from Michael Hutt, Group Marketing Manager, Kit Loong Commercial Tyre Group on driving an industry with his article named “Developing sustainable agricultural logistics”.
We also report on Daihatsu Malaysia expanding its mobile service to Northern Region, Dongfeng Group releasing its ‘14th Five-Year’ development plan and the all new Scania trucks and coaches driving in economy mode as default.