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Kuzer combines a powerful and robust engine with agile and practical design for ‘exceptional performance and manoeuvrability’.
UD Trucks and its sole distributor partner, Tan Chong Industrial Equipment Sdn Bhd (TCIE), presented the all-new light duty truck, Kuzer, which is ‘made to deliver extra for customers’. It is the newest member of the UD Trucks range joining the popular heavy-duty Quester and medium-duty Croner in the list of offerings by the leading Japanese truck manufacturer.
Exhibited for public preview at the recent Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS) 2018, Kuzer combines a powerful and robust engine with agile and practical design for ‘exceptional performance and manoeuvrability’. This new truck is said to deliver extra with its robust build and design, modern solutions and strong engine power.
“We are very happy to be back for the 9th KLIMS and showcase our latest innovations in trucking solution for smart logistics. Together with our long-time partner, Tan Chong Industrial Equipment, our participation in this important industry event is a response to market demand for logistics solutions that could maximise productivity and uptime. As such, we are proud to put on public preview our latest addition, the all-new light duty Kuzer, in Malaysia. Following the vision of UD Trucks’ founder Kenzo Adachi to ‘make the truck the world needs today’, Kuzer is the perfect truck for urban driving, especially along narrow roads of inner cities,” said Steve Hedouin, Managing Director, Hub Malaysia and Oceania, UD Trucks.
The name ‘Kuzer’ is inspired by the Japanese onomatopoetic sound of wind, taking on the meaning ‘run as if flying swiftly against the wind’. Kuzer is seen as the ideal truck for urban distribution and a perfect combination for business owners and truck drivers as it delivers reliability, durability, fuel efficiency, power, performance and comfort. It comes with a modern touch and carries the UD Trucks’ heritage and design in the hexagon grille, a family look that could also be found on the Quester and Croner.
Built with the latest Japanese technology, Kuzer is flexible enough to pass through tight and limited road access and manoeuvre optimally with its short turning radius to provide a ‘pleasurable journey’. It has the largest cab in its class, providing the driver a spacious and comfortable environment when driving or taking a short break. Combined with a new generation of CRS engine, this new truck offers superior power and performance, taking the light duty commercial truck productivity to the next level.
UD Trucks believes Kuzer is set to revolutionise customers’ day-to-day business and is the ‘perfect’ light duty truck for modern city distribution. The optimised engine, gear ratio and aerodynamic cab design gives it superior fuel efficiency, hence lowering cost and increasing profitability.
Tan Keng Meng, Executive Director, TCIE, said: “TCIE has successfully built the footprint for UD Trucks in the market and achieved tremendous growth alongside the growth of the country’s automotive commercial vehicle industry over the last 40 years. With the successful introduction of the all-new Kuzer, we hope to continue to offer our esteemed customers the best trucking solution and quality services in smart logistics.”
Supported by an extensive network of 43 service centres and dealerships throughout Malaysia, TCIE plays a significant role in ensuring customers with peace of mind when it comes to keeping their UD Trucks in tip-top condition. Customers who purchase UD Trucks are also supported by the UD Extra Mile Support services that include UD Genuine Service and Parts, UD Driver Training and UD Trust Service Agreements.
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