UD Trucks unveils theme for 45th Tokyo Motor Show “Best truck for all drivers!”

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | Print Download

UD Trucks unveiled a theme for the 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017 from 27 October to 5 November 2017 - “The best truck for all drivers!”. This theme expresses UD Trucks’ ambition to continue developing ultimately safe trucks that are easy and comfortable to drive for all drivers.

On 11 October, UD Trucks launched a special site on the 45th Tokyo Motor Show in the UD trucks’ website, where you can find information including a UD Trucks’ booth map, exhibits, and films of Quon dump trucks and a test-drive event in April at Fuji Speedway.


At the motor show, UD Trucks will showcase its heavy-duty range including the new Quon semi-tractor, cargo (with special exterior design) and dump models, and a Quester semi-tractor model.   

Vehicles exhibited

The all-new heavy-duty “Quon” – UD Trucks’ flagship truck
“Innovation that puts people first”; UD Trucks’ flagship heavy-duty model meets the needs of the times through evolutions in smart technology and human design. The all-new Quon represents innovation in five essential areas, drivability, fuel efficiency, safety, productivity, and uptime, to better meet today’s diverse business needs.

1. Quon 6x2 Cargo (special exterior design model) 
The all-new Quon features advanced functionality, and an impressive, dynamic exterior design. UD Trucks’ goal was to develop designs that make drivers proud and happy to drive Quon. 

2. Quon 4x2 Semi-tractor 
The all-new Quon semi-tractor has joined the line-up. It is equipped with a powerful 11-liter engine “GH11TD” complying with Japanese 2016 exhaust gas regulations.

3. Quon 6x4 Dump Truck
The electronically controlled automatic transmission “ESCOT-VI” eases operability, reduces levels of stress and fatigue while driving, and contributes to driver safety. Performance is further improved on snowy roads and in muddy areas. 

The “Quester” 6x4, Semi-tractor *
The Heavy-duty truck Quester excels on endurance. It's a reliable truck – durable and easy to maintain and with outstanding fuel efficiency. And it's a complete solution with first-class service and genuine parts customers can trust. Quester’s wide range of configurations respond to the all business needs regardless of regions and lines of business, long haulage, distribution, construction or mining. 
*Not available in the Japanese market.

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UD Trucks is a leading Japanese total transport solution provider. UD Trucks was established in Japan in 1935, and became a part of the Volvo Group in 2007. UD Trucks has established its headquarters in Japan and expanded its sales network in Japan and more than 60 countries worldwide. At UD Trucks, our mission is to provide the added value of Ultimate Dependability derived from UD to our company’s products as well as an unsurpassed level of excellence for our customers.