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.
Since 2007 when UD Trucks became part of the Volvo Group, the Group has continued to build on the close relations between Japan and Sweden over 150 years by promoting a rich mutual exchange of technology and expertise, human resources, ways of working, and cultural values. The twin themes of the 150th anniversary are tradition and innovation, both of which are the very essence of the Volvo Group,
The celebratory events are being supported by 25 companies with close relations to Sweden, in addition to UD Trucks. The events will cover a wide range of subject and interest areas, such as business, technology, lifestyle, culture, art and politics.
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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.