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The leading story in this month’s issue is the debut of the Foton Aumark S City Flyer Light Truck in Malaysia. Angka-Tan Motor Sdn Bhd, the sole distributor of Foton Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) and Foton Auman in Malaysia, has introduced the all-new Foton Aumark S City Flyer four-wheeler BJ1065 light-duty truck to the market. The Foton Aumark S City Flyer four-wheeler BJ1065 series is offered in two versions – the VDJD4 and VDJD6 with a wheelbase of 2800mm and 3360mm respectively.
There are a few new product launches in this issue, such as Isuzu Malaysia launching the new generation range of Giga Trucks, Truckquip rolling out the TQ Alpha A-Series Body and handover, and Newera introducing the Cemb C330 digital truck wheel balancer.
Meanwhile, the various report on handovers and new acquirement of trucks, as well as new opening of bus service outlet are a reflection that that the Malaysian commercial vehicle market continues to pick up its momentum. These include MAN Malaysia handing over its first batch of the New MAN Truck Generation with Euro V engines to six transport companies, Scania delivering its first new truck generation XT in Johor, UD Trucks & TCIE handing over 10 new Quester prime movers to EH Utara Holdings, Tan Chong Industrial Equipment delivering a UD truck to Duromac, Mayang Bayumas Trucks moving forward with Mercedes-Benz prime movers and the new Hino bus service outlet opening in Kajang.
After two years of lockdown, CAM is springing back to action in Sarawak and as well as this Huong Seng Motor Trading Sdn Bhd, the CAM dealer in Sarawak, recently took part in the Borneo Cultural Festival (BCF) 2022 in Sibu from 8th to 23rd July, which happened in conjunction with Sarawak Day on the 22nd July.
If you want to know more about fuel quality and filtration, you should not miss the Donaldson article in this issue. It is also worth reading about how Fleetguard fuel water separator is protecting diesel engine fuel systems & is enhancing engine Performance.
We also reported on how Daihatsu Malaysia is contributin g to local communities through their CSR initiatives, Scania Malaysia being accredited as a national dual training system centre and MAN demonstrating the practicality of electric buses in 2500-kilometer European Tour.
For the tyre industry, we have an article from Michael Hutt, General Manager, Marketing and Business Development, Kit Loong Commercial Tyre Group called “Why are the roads so bad?” from a commercial road-user’s perspective. Finally, we have a report on Roadone launching its new QA919 tyre and adding new sizes for its HF21 & GD08 products.