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Why UD Trucks for general cargo?

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Going the distance

Successful distribution means handling tough requirements on a daily basis. Getting the best out of every truck in your fleet is key. With UD trucks, heavier loads can now be carried on vehicles with more cab space. A win-win for any forward-looking business.

Quester and Croner models suitable for General Cargo

Croner LKE

Axle Configuration





GVW 12 - 14Ton


6-speed MT; 6-speed AT


180 - 240HP


750; 825; 900

Braking System

Full air brake system; Automatic slack adjuster; ABS optional; Spring-based parking brakes; Exhaust brake system

Emission Control System (ECS)

Euro 3; Euro 4


Cargo; Tipper

Delivering the perfect partnership

Working with any kind of distribution requires the best support network possible. UD Extra Mile Support keeps your trucks working for you. Every hour, day or night.

UD Telematics Services

A high-tech wireless communications system designed to help you manage your fleet effectively, keeping wheels turning while reducing operational costs.

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UD Trust

Three levels of service care are available: UD Trust Standard, UD Trust Extra and UD Trust Ultimate. With these three levels, full transparency, no surprises with unplanned repair expenses and less administration are guaranteed.

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UD Road Support

A fast and efficient UD Road Support team provide repair services at your convenience to get you back on the road as fast as possible. Anytime.

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Expert Story

“Tough working conditions call for an easy and comfortable truck.”

Masami Ozono, product strategy and management at UD Trucks, talks about what makes the Croner ideal for the general cargo segment.

How do you define general cargo?

“We define general cargo as goods that can be carried by a delivery van. This is mainly daily commodity foods and electrical appliances – necessary things for people’s lives to function on a daily basis. Items such as food and electric appliances need to be handled carefully in transit.”

Which goods and services are UD Trucks focusing on in the segment?

“The recently growing e-commerce market is important. This can be small items that must be delivered to many different destinations within a limited timeslot.

The driver’s job is to deliver goods not only from A to B but also from A to 100 different destinations. These tough working conditions mean that operating an easy and comfortable truck becomes more important. Those drivers need their cab to function like an office, to be able to take care of their paperwork.”

Which elements make the Croner essential for general cargo transportation?

“ATM and air suspension are very important when transporting sensitive goods. ATM is particularly essential for city delivery vans. The larger cab space and fulfilling equipment supports drivers working environment".

What new benefits does the new Croner 6×2 offer to customers in the segment?

“Productivity is key. The combination of an MDT base light chassis, simple air suspension and tag axle creates a lightweight solution on which more weight and volume can be carried.”