UD Trucks
UD Roads stories

UD Roads stories

Read a roundup of the very best Roads stories depicting how UD Trucks and its customers are working together to go the extra mile.

Family freighting

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

In the harsh, barren land of Namibia where airports are a luxury you don’t always have, road transportation is essential. Robust UD trucks are helping the Van Zyl family operate a successful haulage business in this challenging yet beautiful land.

Read more

The iron lady of hauling

Thursday, December 15, 2016

At an hour past midnight, Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, is sound asleep. Mario Paguio, a driver at Economi Hauling, freshens himself up, puts on his neat uniform, and goes to check and prep his UD Quester truck. Two hours from now, he must be on the road for his first delivery.

Read more

Fuel Coaching System - a personal on-board coach

Monday, December 05, 2016

Featured on the UD Quester, the Fuel Coaching System is a powerful real-time tool, which assists drivers in improving their eco-driving skills. Integrated with the Engine Management System, this on-board system guides the driver in operating the UD Quester more efficiently. It takes into account various factors that are out of the driver’s control, such as payload, weather, wind, temperature, topography, seasonal variations, etc., to make the most of each drop of fuel.

Read more

The Sankyu spirit

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Tokyo-based logistics company Sankyu has expanded globally to become a recognized player in the transportation industry. In its nearly 100-year history, its core values of sincerity, service and dependability have never changed; values that are also strongly upheld by UD Trucks. The two companies are gearing up to expand their close partnership for an even brighter future.

Read more

The hard road to success

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

The tough terrain of South Africa’s rugged Eastern Cape region is perfect territory for UD trucks, which are now being used in road resurfacing operations after years of neglect and torrential African rains.

Read more