"With our growth strategy 'FUSO
2015' we will significantly improve the satisfaction of our customers," said Fuso
's president and CEO Dr Albert Kirchmann.
name also adorns the company's diesel engines for trucks, buses and industrial uses.
The plan was revealed in Chennai as new Fuso
products were shown, and the Fuso
trucks, along with the BharatBenz brand vehicles, will be manufactured at the current DICV base in the Indian city of Chennai.
Outside of the regular Canter and the newly introduced long wheel-base model, FUSO
also offers the Narrow Cab Canter, which sports all of the hallmarks of the regular Canter, butin a slimmer more 'city-friendly' package that enhances the truck's maneuverability and convenience.
The deal was signed by Sultan Al Habtoor, president of Al Habtoor Motors, and Marc Llistosella, head of Fuso
's parent company Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA), and president and CEO of MFTBC.
With the new heavy duty truck, FUSO
Super Great, the automaker is looking to expand its position in the Japanese market, according to a company statement.
I am already excited to being able to offer our customers an extended FUSO
product portfolio of modern, robust and economical trucks soon, based on the established Daimler Trucks technical product platform."
The recalls come after 135 cases of fuel leak problems were reported to Mitsubishi Fuso
and five similar cases to Nissan.
Our trucks are well received by our customers.' Llistosella continued, 'That we will now also be making FUSO
trucks in Chennai is clear proof of the demanding quality standard here, which applies equally throughout Daimler's entire global production network.'
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines' Fuso
truck lineup registered a 176 percent growth in January-May compared to the same period last year.
General Automotive Company (GAC), the official distributor for Mitsubishi Motors and the Mitsubishi Fuso
Truck & Bus Corporation in Oman, has announced the relocation of its Mitsubishi and Fuso
parts facility within Mabela.