Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commercial Vehicles delivered a total of 2,469 vehicles in 2017, comprising FUSO light-duty and heavy-duty trucks as well as Mercedes-Benz trucks and vans.
Notable fleet deals included successful delivery of 74 FUSO vehicles to KDEB Waste Management Sdn Bhd and 133 units of Mercedes-Benz Actros to Swift Haulage Sdn Bhd – setting the highest number of deliveries in 2017.
MBM CV also delivered its 300th FUSO vehicle to Biforst Logistics Sdn Bhd and signed a MoU to formalize Biforst Logistics’ intent to become one of the first customers to receive the fully electric-powered light-duty truck, the FUSO eCanter, upon its availability in the Malaysian market in the near future.
In December 2017, Daimler Trucks announced that it had increased worldwide deliveries in the first eleven months of 2017 by 12 percent year-on-year to 422,500 units. For full-year 2017, Daimler Trucks anticipated unit sales in the magnitude of 465,000 trucks – significantly more than in 2016.