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  • In 2010 Volvo Trucks introduced the Volvo FMX – a truck specifically developed for the demanding construction industry. Its ability to cope with tough conditions has evolved over the years as a result of the introduction of many innovative features. After a decade in the mud, it has a solid reputation as one of the toughest construction trucks on the market.

  • Shah Alam, 20 February 2020 – Continuing from its historic sales performance result last year, Volvo Trucks has recently delivered 10 units of Volvo FM440 truck to Multimodal Freight Sdn Bhd (Multimodal), marking its first truck delivery to a key customer this year. These units are in addition to the 40 units of Volvo trucks which Multimodal had taken delivery last year, bringing to a total of 50 trucks. Thus, as of now Multimodal owns 200 Volvo trucks in its fleet of 200 trucks.

  • Shah Alam, 3 February 2020 – Volvo Trucks today announced that it has logged one of its best truck sales performance in the history of its 50 years of business operation in Malaysia. In terms of truck sales, 479 units of prime movers and rigid trucks sold to customers in the financial year 2019. The figures represent a 6.5% increase, selling 29 units more than the 450 total units sold in 2018.

  • Shah Alam, 20 December 2019 – As part of its mission to boost the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) talent pool for Malaysia’s growing commercial automotive industry, Volvo Malaysia (Volvo) is pleased to announce that it has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Youth Skills Institute or Institut Kemahiran Belia Negara (IKBN), which provides technical and vocational education and training for youths.

  • Shah Alam, 2 December 2019 – Volvo Trucks is pleased to announce that one of the largest logistics companies that provides transportation, container haulage, warehousing and maintenance services around Penang, Northern Malaysia, KLIA and Johor - the Lee Ting San Group of Companies (LTS Group) - has purchased a total of 38 units of the Volvo FM370 4x2T RAS prime mover. The LTS Group supports nationwide and cross-border transportation services.

  • Volvo Trucks kicks-off fund raising initiative and invites Malaysia’s trucking community to participate and contribute to the betterment of the underprivileged communities

  • Shah Alam, 19 July 2019 - Volvo Trucks is introducing new truck software functions and upgraded engines to help logistics companies and their drivers save fuel, even when cruise control is not activated, thus reducing operational costs. The upgraded D13 diesel engines for Euro 3, Euro 4, Euro 5 and EEV (energy efficient vehicles) markets, together with the new software updates, can enable fuel savings of up to 3%.

  • Kuala Lumpur, 20th June 2019 – Volvo Trucks Malaysia (Volvo) has pushed the boundary on customer service today with the launch of Uptime Promise, a newly added service to its Gold Service Agreement for after-market support.

  • Shah Alam, 2 May 2019 - Volvo Trucks (Volvo) today announced that it has recently secured the sale of four units of its premium flagship heavy-duty truck, the Volvo FH16 model, to logistics player, Aman Logistik Sdn Bhd (Aman Logistik). A truck handover ceremony to celebrate the occasion was held recently and was attended by the senior management teams of both companies.

  • Shah Alam, 10 April 2019 – Volvo Trucks, one of the world’s largest providers of commercial vehicles, is commemorating its 50th anniversary of achievements and milestones in Malaysia this year.

  • Shah Alam, 26 March 2019 - Volvo Trucks (Volvo) today announced a stellar business performance for its financial year 2018, having recorded a total sale of 450 units of premium heavy-duty trucks to customers in Malaysia. Out of this total number of trucks sold, 266 units were the Volvo FM model, 138 units the Volvo FMX model, and 46 units the flagship Volvo FH model, which comprised of two variants, the FH13 and FH16.

  • On 28 September 2018, the City of Palu, Indonesia was devastated by a tsunami and earthquake, taking many lives, displacing many more and causing immense damage to structures in the coastal city. In an effort to aid the victims of the aftermath of the disaster, Volvo Trucks Malaysia has donated RM 10,650 to Mercy Malaysia, a humanitarian aid organisation that is dedicated to helping those in need of support in Palu.

  • KUALA LUMPUR – 26 December 2018 – Volvo Trucks Malaysia continues to emphasise its commitment to safety through its two hallmark campaigns; “Stop Look Wave” and “See and be Seen”. Aimed at road users, in particular children and cyclists, these safety campaigns intend to raise awareness of risks and create an understanding on how to act safely in traffic.

  • Kuala Lumpur, 18 December 2018 – Volvo in collaboration with KidZania Kuala Lumpur, continues to bring road safety education to schools in Malaysia. The partnership between Volvo Trucks, Volvo Cars and KidZania began in 2017 and has helped educate over 90,000 children in two years.

  • Kuala Lumpur, 14 December 2018 – Volvo Trucks Malaysia handed over brand new Volvo trucks to Konsortium PD Sdn Bhd in an official handover ceremony held at their HQ in Lukut, Port Dickson. The handover saw 17 units delivered to Konsortium PD Sdn Bhd, with an additional 11 set for delivery in 2019. The senior leadership team of both Konsortium PD Sdn Bhd and Volvo Trucks attended the ceremony. Of the 17 trucks handed over during the ceremony, two were Volvo FH440, seven were Volvo FM370 and eight were Volvo FM440. The remaining eleven will be five Volvo FM370 and six Volvo FM440.

  • First custom made FMX 440 with Tandem Axle Lift in Malaysia

  • RM10,000 raised amongst Volvo Trucks customers and staff for Palu, Indonesia

  • Haree will be representing Malaysia at the Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge Global Finals in Gothenburg Sweden next month.

  • Volvo Trucks has appointed Mitch Peden (picture) as its new Managing Director for Malaysia, with an aim to further strengthen Volvo Trucks’ position in the commercial vehicle market, and to bring the company to greater heights than ever before.

  • Fuel efficiency, safety and productivity take centre stage once again in this year’s Fuelwatch Challenge organised by Volvo Trucks

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