FUSO Philippines turns over 10 Canter Commute to Extreme Dagupan Pangasinan Transport Corporation

August 08, 2023

On August 8, Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation (SFP), the general distributor of FUSO trucks, buses and modern PUVs in the Philippines turned over ten (10) Canter Commute (Class 2) units to Extreme Dagupan Pangasinan Transport Corporation (EDPTC) held at the Kabaleyan Cove Resort, Brgy. Magtaking, San Carlos City.

These newly purchased Canter Commute modern PUVs are expected to deploy along Dagupan City and San Carlo City loops. SFP, together with its dealer, HMEN Motors – FUSO Pangasinan, the partnership with EDPTC enables what the brand has to offer from its proven quality, durability, and strong performance of FUSO Modern PUV.

The Canter Commute was collaboratively designed by SFP and Almazora Motors Corporation. It’s an air-conditioned Class 2 public utility vehicle that can fit 20 people in side-facing seats while still accommodating 10 more standing passengers.

Specifically built based on the requirements set by the Philippine National Standards, the Canter Commute (Class 2) is powered by a clean and fuel-efficient Euro V-compliant 3.0L engine, that delivers excellent fuel economy and greater efficiency.

FUSO Modern PUVs are also equipped with accessories as required by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), such as CCTVs and recorders, Wi-Fi, GPS tracking system, LED (Route) Signage, and LCD Monitor for the safety and convenience of passengers.

SFP has a wide range of dealer footprint across the Philippines to assist local transport cooperatives with their modern PUV requirements. With the government’s vision to make public transportation innovative and eco-friendly, SFP encourages cooperatives to switch to safer, cleaner, more convenient, and more reliable modernized PUVs.

To know more about FUSO PUVs, go to authorized FUSO dealership near you or visit for more information about FUSO Philippines.

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Sojitz Corporation at a Glance
As a general trading company, the Sojitz Group is engaged in a wide range of businesses globally, including buying, selling, importing, and exporting goods, manufacturing and selling products, providing services, and planning and coordinating projects, in Japan and overseas. The Group also invests in various sectors and conducts financing activities. The broad range of sectors in which Sojitz operates includes those related to automobiles, plants, energy, mineral resources, chemicals, foodstuff resources, agricultural and forestry resources, consumer goods, and industrial parks. Sojitz has run so many kinds of automotive business all over the world such as CKD production, wholesale, and Retail. In the case of the business in Philippine, Sojitz has been engaged to the automotive business since 1969.

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Daimler Truck Asia (DTA), under Daimler Truck AG, is an organizational unit that jointly operates Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) – an icon in the Japanese commercial vehicle industry with 90 years of history with its FUSO brand – and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), an up and rising challenger in the Indian market. DTA adopts a strategic business model that allows its group entities to collaborate on product development, production, exports, sourcing and research activity to provide innovative, cutting-edge and best value products to customers. DTA’s vision is “to develop mobility solutions to embrace a better life for people and the planet,” and is aligned with Daimler Truck’s purpose, “For all who keep the world moving.”

MFTBC at a Glance
Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, with 89.29% of its shares owned by Daimler Truck AG and 10.71% by various Mitsubishi group companies. An icon in the Japanese commercial vehicle industry with a longstanding history of 90 years with its FUSO brand, MFTBC manufactures a range of commercial vehicles including light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and buses, and industrial engines for over 170 markets worldwide. In 2017, MFTBC introduced the eCanter, the first all-electric light-duty truck in series-production and in 2019, the Super Great – Japan’s first heavy-duty truck fitted with Level 2 Automated Driving Support Technology, a benchmark in the Japanese commercial vehicle market. MFTBC operates under the umbrella of Daimler Truck Asia, together with its partner organization Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) in India. This strategic unit allows the entities to collaborate on areas such as product development, parts sourcing and production to provide the best value to customers.

FUSO at a Glance
FUSO is a Daimler Truck brand, offering a range of commercial vehicles from light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and buses to industrial engines and connectivity solutions for over 170 markets worldwide. A longstanding landmark in Japan’s commercial vehicle landscape, the brand has leveraged Japanese quality and craftsmanship over the decades. FUSO is particularly renowned for its offerings in the light-duty segment. The Canter light-duty truck claims the top market share in various markets around the world. In 2017 the eCanter became the first series produced all-electric light-duty truck in Japan, establishing FUSO as a pioneer in eMobility. FUSO promises customers a “Future Together,” a bold claim that continues to drive the brand’s contributions to safe and sustainable transport. This year marks the 90th anniversary of the FUSO brand, another milestone in its continuing legacy of setting benchmarks in efficiency, safety, and comfort.

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