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FUSO Centre Grand Opening Ceremony and FUSO Super Great Soft Launch

October 4th, 2018

Hong Kong – Universal Cars Limited has reached a milestone this year, and is pleased to announce a series of events to celebrate its 50 years of business. This includes a grand opening ceremony of the newly built FUSO Centre in Yuen Long on October 4, 2018, accompanied with the soft launch of the FUSO Super Great as well as Courtesy Truck services.

Mr. Andrew Basham, Managing Director of Sime Darby Motors and Mr. Thomas Hilse, CEO of Daimler Commercial Vehicles South East Asia are invited to commemorate the celebration of this remarkable occasion. The ceremony will begin with an opening speech delivered by Mr. Andrew Basham, followed by ribbon cutting and toasting ceremony by the top management of both Sime Darby Motors Group and Daimler. The celebration continues with LED lion dancing, centre tours, giveaways and refreshments.

Meanwhile, the newly launched FUSO Super Great Tractor will be displayed along with UCL’s 50th anniversary version of Canter at our new FUSO Centre. The newly developed 10.7-litre Euro-VI diesel engine, being available for the brand new Super Great Tractor, is comparably lighter than conventional models of similar specifications. It is capable of producing a maximum output of 394 PS at 1600 rpm and generating a maximum torque of 204 kgm at 1100 rpm for 38 ton tractors; maximum output of 455 PS at 1600 rpm and a maximum torque of 224 kgm at 1100 rpm are capable on 44 ton tractors. With such extraordinary performances, the new Super Great Tractor is unquestionably powerful and reliable.

FUSO Centre is ideally situated to support our loyal customers’ service needs. The total site area is over 85,000 sq. ft. and is equipped with 21 service bays, including 3 for heavy duty trucks, 2 service pits and 25 parking lots which are able to absorb service of 40 vehicles on a daily basis. Once a customer arrives, designated Service and Parts ambassadors will approach them proactively, accompanied by Mobile Service team in order to enhance the quality and efficiency of service. All tasks undertaken are ensured to be completed in a clean and safe environment.

The facility also houses a large parts warehouse facility that occupies 4,000 sq. ft. It is equipped with Mezzanine floor capable for storing up to 4,000 items and stock value of over HK$15M, ensuring that the parts inventory is always available upon demand. To increase the effectiveness of parts delivery, the warehouse will utilize electric delivery van to directly deliver spare parts to work bays.

FUSO Centre also provides quick and convenient Pre Delivery Inspection services, operated by a team of well-trained, highly skilled technical staff. Together with Sime Darby Motors Service Centre at Shatin, we seek to provide 24-hour service and make aftersales services a more convenient, accessible and outstanding experience for all FUSO owners.

Universal Cars Limited is delighted with the grand opening of FUSO Service Centre and is looking forward to maintain a long-lasting and fruitful partnership with FUSO.

For more information, please contact:

Universal Cars Limited
Elaine Chan,Tel:3913 8025;Fax:2413 6063

Sime Darby Motor Services Limited
Harry Yuen

Universal Cars Limited at a Glance

Universal Cars Limited has been the sole agent of Mitsubishi automobiles in Hong Kong and Macau since 1968. We offer an extensive variety of vehicles, ranging from passenger cars to commercial and public vehicles, in hope of providing customer with commuting solutions as well as exclusive driving experiences. Our commercial vehicles are responsible for transporting goods and delivering services in a safe and efficient manner, making us a reliable partner of many entrepreneurs.

FUSO at a Glance

FUSO is a Daimler Truck brand, covering nearly all regions around the world. FUSO’s light-duty to heavy-duty trucks (GVW 3.5–49 tons), vans, industrial engines, and buses are sold in more than 170 markets. The FUSO brand is based on four core brand values; Trusted Quality, Economic Efficiency, Solid & Functional Design, and Committed Services.

MFTBC at a Glance

Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer. The company offers customers light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and buses under the FUSO brand, with 89.29% of its shares owned by Daimler AG and10.71% by various Mitsubishi group companies. MFTBC is an integral part of the Daimler Trucks division of Daimler AG.

Daimler Trucks Asia at a Glance

Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA) is an organizational unit that jointly operates Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) – an icon of the Japanese commercial vehicle industry with more than 80 years of history – and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a young challenger in the Indian market. DTA has a strategic business model that allows its group entities to collaborate in product development, production, exports, sourcing and research activity to provide the best of value products.