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UD Trucks, TCIE Remain Committed in Long-Standing Partnership

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Truck & Bus News sat down with UD Trucks Malaysia MD and TCIE COO to find out more about the long standing partnership between the two companies. 

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In a recent interview with Truck & Bus News, Steve Hedouin, Managing Director, UD Trucks Malaysia Sdn Bhd, and Say Teck Ming, Chief Operating Officer, Tan Chong Industrial Equipment Sdn Bhd (TCIE), shared UD Trucks’ business performance, market strategies, the unique brand experience and after-sales services that differentiate UD Trucks from the others.

Based on UD Trucks’ sales report, Hedouin said the company sold 18,000 trucks globally from April 2019 to March 2020 compared to 20,000 trucks for the same period in 2022-2023, an increase of 13 per cent.

“We experienced a drop during the pandemic but with the latest total sales of 20,000 trucks, we could say that the impact of Covid is now behind us,” he said.

In Malaysia, according to Say, UD Trucks achieved 2.9 per cent of market share in 2019, 3.5 per cent in 2020 and 4.3 per cent 2021. “The increase in market share was due to the launch of the Kuzer that sold well for the past two years. UD Trucks’ market share dropped slightly to 4.2 per cent in 2022. This was because of the global chip shortages that disrupted the supply chain and put a constraint on the production of vehicles, especially in the heavy-duty segment last year, and affected our delivery….”

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UD Trucks 与 TCIE 坚守初心,保持长期合作伙伴关系


UD Trucks马来西亚私人有限公司董事经理赫杜英(Steve Hedouin)和陈唱工业用具私人有限公司 (TCIE) 首席运营长谢德明近期接受《卡客车新闻》采访时,除了谈到UD Trucks的业务表现和市场策略,还分享了其独特的品牌体验和售后服务,如何使UD Truck与众不同。

根据UD Trucks的销售报告,赫杜英表示,该公司2019年4月至2020年3月的全球销售量为18,000辆卡车,而2022年至2023年同期为20,000辆卡车,增长了13%。

他说:“我们在疫情期间经历了下滑,但从最新的20,000 辆卡车总销量来看,新冠疫情所带来的影响已经过去了。”

据谢德明表示,在马来西亚方面,2019年UD Trucks的市场份额为2.9%,2020年和2021年则分别为 3.5%和4.3%。“市场份额的增加是由于Kuzer的推出和过去两年的大卖。 UD Trucks 的市场份额在2022年小幅下降至4.2%。这是因为全球芯片短缺扰乱了供应链并限制了车辆的生产,特别是去年的重型车领域,并影响了我们的交付……”


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