UD Trucks news

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

UD Trucks participating in METI and MLIT platooning trials

UD Trucks joined with other Japanese truck makers in platooning trials led by the Ministry for Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Tourism (MLIT). In the trials, the CACC (Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control) system jointly developed by the four companies was fitted to general purpose trucks platooning on expressways. UD Trucks used the all-new heavy-duty Quon truck for these trials.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

UD Trucks releases UD Gemba Spirit videos – the sixth (final) story from equipment maintenance department at Ageo factory

UD Trucks releases the sixth video to showcase its “Gemba Spirit”. It features Takahiro Sasaki, maintenance technician at UD Trucks Ageo factory, who emphasizes the importance of gemba and talks about his way of going the extra mile.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

UD Trucks releases UD Gemba Spirit videos – the fifth story from UD Trucks Bangkok Factory

UD Trucks releases the fifth video to showcase its “Gemba Spirit”. It features Somyot Ngonlee, a line leader at UD Trucks Bangkok factory.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

UD Trucks releases UD Gemba Spirit videos – the fourth story from technology department

UD Trucks releases the fourth video to showcase its “Gemba Spirit”. It features Eriko Fuse, product specialist in technical service of technology department, who emphasizes the importance of communication and talks about her way of going the extra mile.

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Friday, January 26, 2018

UD Trucks releases UD Gemba Spirit videos – the third story from Fukuyama Customer Center

UD Trucks releases the third video to showcase its “Gemba Spirit”. It features Masashi Inoue, Service Adviser at Fukuyama Customer Center, who phrases his gemba as “the first point of contact with customers”.

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Monday, January 22, 2018

UD Trucks celebrates 150 years of Japan-Sweden commercial ties

The year 2018 marks 150 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Sweden. To commemorate this occasion, the Embassy of Sweden in Tokyo is organizing a wide range of events throughout the year, and UD Trucks is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

UD Trucks starts releasing UD Gemba Spirit videos – the second story from Thailand

UD Trucks releases the second video to showcase its “Gemba Spirit”. It features Sawitree Sodjit, product quality engineer at UD Trucks Thailand.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

UD Trucks starts releasing UD Gemba Spirit videos – the first story from Yokohama Customer Center

UD Trucks releases a series of story videos featuring mechanics, factory workers and technical support staff in Japan and other countries to showcase its “Gemba Spirit”, the professional, passionate and dependable spirit that drives UD Trucks to go the Extra Mile.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

UD Trucks’ first new Croner for Southern Africa lined off from its Rosslyn assembly factory in South Africa

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

UD Trucks showcased all new Quon range at the Brisbane Truck Show for Australia and New Zealand

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

UD Trucks unveiled All-New heavy-duty truck Quon at Ageo Headquarters, Japan

UD Trucks held the launch event of its new heavy duty truck Quon at Ageo headquarters and UD Experience Center. More than 200 customers from Japan and Australia and members of the press participated in the series of launch events.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

UD Trucks unveiled its All-New medium-duty truck Croner at the global press event in Thailand

Participated by over 600 global customers and members of the press in the four days, UD Trucks announced the launch of its new medium-duty truck Croner at UD Trucks’ state-of-the-artart dealership in Thailand

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Friday, July 3, 2015

New Quester bursting with fuel-efficiency for South East Asia

UD Trucks was recently featured in Automotive World on its strong presence and commitment with Quester, the heavy duty truck range in South East Asia. UD Trucks continues to go the Extra Mile to improve fuel-efficiency to support customers’ business.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Businesses can drive optimum performance with introduction of full Quester range

UD Trucks has introduced the full Quester range in the market, which offers increased flexibility to meet the needs of businesses across various industries. Industry players laud the additional new features at an exclusive test drive event in Thailand.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

UD Trucks demonstrates commitment to Southeast Asia as company turns 80 - trusted legacy in region continues with enhanced Quester line -

In celebration of its 80th anniversary this year, Japanese transportation solutions provider UD Trucks has opened a new 3,000 sq ft UD Experience Centre in Ageo, Japan. Meanwhile, the company re-affirms its commitment to Southeast Asia (SEA) with the enhanced UD Quester, which was designed specifically for growth markets.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

UD Trucks’ South Africa team won the UD Trucks’ Aftermarket Gemba Challenge Competition

On November 18, the final stage of the Gemba Challenge, UD Trucks’ Aftermarket Competition for employees in Asia and Africa, took place in Japan. The top three teams were chosen as winners of the challenge with a South African team taking first place followed by Japanese teams claiming second and third place.

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

UD Trucks China opens its first dealer in Guangzhou, China

On October 16 UD Trucks China inaugurated its first dealership in Guanzhou, China. This marks the beginning of UD Trucks commitment and dedication to cater the Chinese market. The event was highly appreciated by customers, partners and media.

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