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MBM commercial vehicles posts 5.5 percent growth

With sales of 2,623 units throughout 2015, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) improved on its performance in 2014 by 5.5 percent according to its commercial vehicle division. The breakdown is as such: 2,430 Mitsubishi FUSO trucks and 193 Actros prime movers.

From left: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Senior Manager, Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles, Kamaljit Singh; Vice President, Commercial Vehicles Albert Yee and Senior Manager, FUSO Trucks, Jacky Tan.

From left: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Senior Manager, Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles, Kamaljit Singh; Vice President, Commercial Vehicles Albert Yee and Senior Manager, FUSO Trucks, Jacky Tan.

Reviewing its 2015 performance, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commercial Vehicles, Vice President, Albert Yee said, “Amidst challenging market conditions, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commercial Vehicles has increased sales, market share, launched a new truck series, and simultaneously achieved significant milestones at our Pekan production plant.

“We concluded 2015 on a high note, securing several fleet deals with long- standing customers. Their belief in Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles and FUSO Trucks are a testament to the hallmark quality and service that we deliver.

“Customers are at the heart of our business and as a producer of leading commercial vehicle brands, we aim to meet their need for quality vehicles.”

A year of highlights for MBM Commercial Vehicles, 2015 saw the 25,000th locally produced commercial vehicle roll off the assembly line at the Pekan plant in October which was subsequently delivered later in November to Landbridge Haulage Sdn Bhd.

MBM also extended its FUSO product portfolio with the launch of new FM and FN series vehicles in October, replacing trucks that have been on sale since 2009. The new variants feature a completely new cabin design and new engine with more safety features such as ABS.

MBM Commercial Vehicles 2015-00

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has also worked towards updating its 24-hour breakdown system that is supported by its service centres including 15 Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle and 57 FUSO authorised outlets around Malaysia.

“As a first-class product, Mercedes-Benz trucks represent reliability and cost-efficiency that comes with a service quality of comprehensive expertise. As we progress in 2016 and into the future, we look forward to maintaining our momentum and to continue growing our business in Malaysia to deliver to customers, Trucks you can trust,” added Yee.

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