Press releases

Found 7 press releases.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

UD Trucks news: UD Gemba Challenge 2018 launched– “Celebrating our Heroes”

The UD Gemba Challenge, a global competition to develop and demonstrate the service excellence of the frontline people in UD dealerships and workshops, is launched. This is the third competition since 2014 when the first was held, and more than 300 teams from at least 7 markets are estimated to join UD Gemba Challenge this year. Read more

Monday, April 23, 2018

Press release: UD Trucks’ Innovation Roadmap Aims to Offer Fully-Electric, Autonomous Trucks towards 2030

UD Trucks’ “Fujin & Raijin. Vision 2030.” roadmap delivers innovation for Smart Logistics through automation and electromobility Read more

Monday, April 2, 2018

Press release: UD Trucks announces new president

UD Trucks today announced that Takamitsu Sakamaki will be appointed new President and Representative Director as of October 1, 2018. He is a long-standing UD Trucks veteran with deep and broad knowledge of the company and the commercial vehicles industry. Read more

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Press release: UD Trucks launches Quester and Croner in Sudan ~Trucks to meet emerging market needs~

UD Trucks Corporation has started sales of its heavy duty Quester and its medium-duty Croner in the Sudan, an emerging market where the company has more than fifty years of experience. With their greater range of variants, Quester and Croner will contribute to expanding public projects and growing demand for transportation of goods, boosting sales by matching the precise needs of customers. Read more

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

UD Trucks News:QUON undergoes extreme cold weather road test in Hokkaido, Japan

The extreme cold weather road test was held in Kitami city, Hokkaido, Japan, for 21 days from January 29th to February 19th, 2018. A cumulative total of 300 UD Trucks’ technicians tested six vehicles including, two new Quon all-wheel drive snow-plow trucks planned for release in March. The tests scenario was wide range of actual operational situations. Read more

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

UD Trucks launches Quester and Croner in four Latin American markets

UD Trucks rolled out sales of its heavy-duty Quester and its new medium-duty Croner model in the four Latin American markets of Ecuador, Bolivia, Nicaragua, and Trinidad and Tobago from October to December in 2017. Quester and Croner offer a greater range of variants and options than existing models, matching the precise needs of customers in a wide range of activities. Read more

Friday, January 12, 2018

UD Trucks combines the best of two worlds for customers – says Volvo Group’s CEO

Since its foundation, UD Trucks has been a challenger, pushing the boundaries in product development and innovation. Together with its parent company, the Volvo Group, UD Trucks is now also innovative in its business model to provide the trucks and services the world needs today utilizing the best of the two worlds – the strength as a Japanese automotive manufacturer and Volvo Group’s support. We asked Martin Lundstedt, President and CEO of the Volvo Group, during his recent visit to Japan about his views on how UD Trucks is performing and where he sees it heading. Read more