MCVE officially launched
Kuala Lumpur, 20 June 2019 – The fourth installment of the Malaysia Commercial Vehicle Expo (MCVE) was launched today at the Malaysia International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC) by Dato’ Kamarudin Jaffar, Deputy Transport Minister of Malaysia, in the presence of guests and exhibitors.
“The trucking and transportation industries are on the cusp of transformative change. We need to exploit our existing infrastructure better to be able to meet the demands of transportation in a more sustainable and efficient way. I am delighted that the MCVE can serve as the platform for all the players in the industry to share and offer solutions on providing safe, efficient and sustainable transportation for Malaysia in the coming future”, said Dato’ Kamarudin Jaffar, Malaysia’s Deputy Transport Minister.
The expo brings together the trends of future transport solutions on one stage, with more than 70 exhibitors putting together a display of innovative products and services that can contribute to more efficient, safer and cleaner transportation. Electromobility, technology trends and ‘Uberisation’ of trucking are among the topics to be presented at the MCVE. Also, back in this year’s agenda is the Scania Driver Competition MCVE Edition, as well as a range of comprehensive and exciting fringe programmes.
Scania Malaysia and Aone Logistics also signed the first Scania Ecolution truck agreement in Asia in the presence of Dato’ Kamarudin Jaffar, His Excellency, Dag Julin-Dannfelt, Swedish Ambassador to Malaysia, Marie Sjödin Enström, managing director, Southeast Asia and S. Palani, managing director, Aone Logistics Sdn Bhd.
The new Quester with ESCOT (automated manual transmission) was launched by UD Trucks in the presence of Filip Van Den Heede, vice-president, UD Trucks International, Steve Hedquin, managing director, UD Trucks Malaysia, Tan Keng Meng, executive director, Tan Chong Industrial Equipment (TCIE) and associates.
There were a as many as 11 launched and other highlights of the MCVE 2019 include the Asian Truckers Drivers Club luncheon sponsored by Giti Tire and a seminar by Volvo Trucks on ‘The Road to Electromobility for the Malaysian Transportation Industry’, which include panellists from the Road Transport Department (JPJ) and The Association of Malaysian Hauliers (AMH).
The expo is open from 10:00am to 7:00pm and admission is free to trade visitors.