Rizal, Philippines – Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation (SFP) , the general distributor of FUSO trucks, buses, and modern PUVs in the Philippines and Carworld, Inc. – FUSO Pampanga turned over sixteen (16) Canter Class 2 and 3 Modern PUV units to Kasiglahan Transport Cooperative held at the Primark Kasiglahan, San Jose, Rodriguez, Rizal on November 10, 2023.
Kasiglahan Transport Cooperative officially sent these FUSO modern PUVs on the road of Pabahay ni Erap (Kasiglahan Village 1, Rodriguez, Rizal) and LITEX Commonwealth Avenue loop.
FUSO Modern PUVs are co-designed by SFP and Almazora Motors Corporation engineered an air-conditioned Class 2 and 3 vehicles capable of comfortably seating 20 passengers in side-facing seats while still accommodating an additional 10 standing passengers.
These modern PUVs have been meticulously crafted to meet the specific requirements set by the Philippine National Standards (PNS 2126:2017), prioritizing customer safety and convenience to customers.
SFP boasts an extensive network of dealers across the Philippines, strategically positioned to assist and support local transport cooperatives with their modern Public Utility Vehicle (PUV) needs. On the other hand, SFP and CWI – FUSO Pampanga are confident that these vehicles will play a vital role in supporting Kasiglahan Transport Cooperative, ensuring the provision of efficient and dependable transportation services.
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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.
Daimler Truck Asia at a Glance
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.