Davao City, Philippines – Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation (SFP), the general distributor of FUSO trucks and bus in the Philippines, formally opens an exclusive dealership in Davao City – the newest addition to the FUSO family. Owned and managed by D’Limitless Vehicle Ventures Corporation, Mr. Regan King and family has been into the equipment and trading business for more than 20 years in Visayas and Mindanao.
Being home to the majestic Mt. Apo, the well-known Philippine Eagle, and other destination sights, Davao City exemplifies the flourishing tourism industry in the region. Moreover, agriculture, trade, real estate, even business process outsourcing (BPO), and private companies have been thriving as well, taking advantage of Davao City’s standing as the largest city in the country based on land area.
From Mr. Regan King, “To promote the FUSO trucks and buses and make it a ‘top-of-mind’ brand to prospective buyers is a very challenging responsibility especially with the current situation we are experiencing. To build lasting and beneficial relationships is a long haul – will take lots of strategies and initiatives on our part.” With SFP’s support, Mr. King accepts the challenge and believes that all efforts will be put in place and the roadmap towards success will be quicker than expected.
FUSO Davao’s area has a one-unit showroom and three (3) service work bays catering to customers in need of maintenance or repair for their trucks. All services are provided by FUSO Certified Sales and After-Sales professionals.
Mr. Yoshihisa Hosaka, President and CEO of SFP, also stated “Despite the on-going pandemic and various limitations, we are extremely grateful to start this long partnership with D’Limitless Vehicle Ventures Corporation – FUSO Davao (DFD) lead by Mr. King and his competent group. Our FUSO commercial vehicles, genuine spare parts, and services are now within reach for Davaoeños and their businesses. We are very excited to expand our presence in this region.”
Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation and the team of FUSO Davao will work hand-in-hand in fulfilling the brand’s mission to provide competitive commercial vehicles built for transportation of people, goods and resources according to each purpose.
FUSO Davao is located at KM 10, Barangay Sasa, Davao City, open from Mondays to Saturdays for truck and bus inquiries and after-sales requirements, with business hours from 8:00AM to 5:00PM.
FUSO at a Glance
FUSO is a brand of commercial vehicles manufactured by Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV). Currently, FUSO represents a holistic line-up of products and services that match the needs of customers in over 170 markets. The FUSO product positioning covers a wide spectrum, from robust and economic trucks for growth regions, to cutting-edge mobility solutions with industry-leading technology and reduced environmental impact. FUSO is particularly renowned for its offerings in the light-duty segment – the Canter light-duty truck claims the top share in various markets around the world. Throughout the decades, FUSO trucks and buses have leveraged Japanese quality and craftsmanship to set benchmarks in efficiency, safety, and comfort.
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 more than 85 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 all-electric light-duty truck as a series-production model 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 Trucks 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.
Daimler Trucks Asia at a Glance
Daimler Trucks 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 more than 85 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.”
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.