The delivery presents additional opportunities for UD Trucks’ future growth in the light-duty truck segment in Malaysia
Shah Alam, November 21, 2019 – UD Trucks and sole distributor partner Tan Chong Industrial Equipment Sdn Bhd (TCIE) have recently delivered the first ever unit of the all-new light-duty UD Kuzer to local transporter, Jun Hong Trading Sdn Bhd. This delivery marks UD Trucks’ strategic approach to further establish its presence in the light-duty truck segment in Malaysia.
The all-new UD Kuzer was previewed one year ago at the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS), following which bookings were opened to the market several months later. UD Kuzer is the newest light-duty truck in UD range of trucks currently being offered in Malaysia, complementing the existing heavy-duty UD Quester and medium-duty UD Croner.
Steve Hedouin, Managing Director, UD Trucks Hub Malaysia & Oceania says, “The delivery of our first unit of UD Kuzer signifies the growing partnership between UD Trucks, TCIE and our customer, in addition to heralding promising growth to all our businesses.”
“UD Kuzer is the light-duty truck that is developed to deliver extra and is ready for any tasks and challenges our customers have. This delivery has further cemented our brand presence and broaden our capability in providing quality trucks to suit our customers’ needs. UD Kuzer is indeed the perfect partner for smart logistics solution!”
Jaclyn Loy, Chief Operating Officer of TCIE shares, “UD Kuzer provides our customers who have diverse logistics needs. It is designed as the perfect partner for efficient day-to-day urban deliveries as it fulfills all the requirements customers seek, from easy to maneuver to safety and fuel economy. It is a very capable light-duty truck with superior efficiency thanks to an optimized driveline.”
“We are extremely delighted with this handover to our valued customer Jun Hong Trading Sdn Bhd and would like to thank them for their support as our loyal customer for over 15 years. We certainly look forward to more deliveries of UD Kuzer to our Malaysian customers in the near future!”.
UD Kuzer is designed for busy city deliveries as it provides great maneuverability with strong chassis, spacious cabin and better driving comfort. Its advance engine technology offers high performance and torque, delivering reliability, durability, power, comfort, and fuel efficiency. This truck also comes with real time Fuel Coach system to guide the driver on fuel savings optimization and UD Telematics as optional to track and improve truck and drivers’ performance.
Established more than 20 years ago, Jun Hong Trading Sdn Bhd is a specialist supplier of general merchandise including products for household and garden, car care and accessories and various handy tools and lifestyle products. The company will be using its new UD Kuzer for deliveries to hypermarkets and departmental stores such as Mydin, Aeon/Aeon Big, Giant and TF Value Mart.
Chong Fook Loy, Executive Director of Jun Hong Trading Sdn Bhd shares, “We are honored to be the first in Malaysia to receive the new UD Kuzer. Our decision to buy it was spurred by our good experience with previous UD legacy models and the extensive and responsive aftermarket service coverage. This is important because our trucks deliver goods to all over Peninsula Malaysia. Our drivers’ positive feedback on UD Kuzer’s high horsepower and spacious cabin is also encouraging us to consider buying more units in the future.”
“UD Trucks’ key focus is to achieve greater success for customers by going the extra mile and making the extra effort. We are constantly motivated to continue our rich legacy of building the “truck that the world needs today” because we know that our customers are also constantly expecting trucks that can deliver smart and efficient logistics,” said Hedouin.
In Malaysia, customers of UD Trucks are supported by TCIE’s extensive network of 43 services centers and dealerships nationwide which provides the UD Extra Mile Support services comprising UD Genuine Service and Parts, UD Driver Training, UD Telematics Services and UD Trust Service Agreements.