Microsleep is a common experience many have encountered on a monotonous long distance drive. Petronas DaganganBerhad (PDB), together with Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad and Road Safety Department Malaysia (JKJR) have joint forces to educate the public on the danger of microsleeping through a campaign called ‘Stay Alert, Stay Hydrated’.
Scania is aiming to lead the shift to a sustainable transport system by identifying value-driving activities, removing non-contributing costs and reinvesting in strategic growth initiatives that improve competitiveness.
Its Group President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Henrik Henriksson was recently in Malaysia to talk about internal issues with the top management here and took some time to meet with the press to talk about Scania's sustainable transport direction.
Malaysian-based SME, MN Fuel Solutions Sdn Bhd launched its emulsified diesel, known as Kleen Diesel, which complies to the European standards and can reduce emission by up to 88 percent yesterday. This follows a eight year period of R&D.
Tawau’s new bus terminal for long distance express bus services started operations on the 3rd of April 2018. Construction of the terminal started on 4th January 2016 and completed on 4th December 2017.
Singapore company, i Vision, is an innovator of smart solutions that are helping fleet owners bring older vehicles into the 21st century.
The automotive world is in a state of transition with new technologies emerging daily as the industry strives to make vehicles smarter and totally autonomous. Fleets of commercial vehicles and buses are of various ages and companies have different requirements so there is no ‘one solution fits all.’ This is why i Vision, a Singapore company, is an important player in this field. With their inhouse engineers for both software and hardware, they are customising products to meet the individual needs of clients.
A minor setback during the "amphicoach" test drive by the Terengganu Menteri Besar took a positive turn when it had proven the efficiency of the rescue team.
Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman was behind the wheels of the RM3 million amphibious bus and 20 minutes into the drive in the Terengganu River, the water jet propulsion hose came loose and was disconnected, causing the bus to stall.
Last month's Chinese New Year celebrations saw a decrease in traffic offences committed by bus drivers but an increase among truckers.
The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) carried out the "Ops Tahun Baru Cina" (Chinese New Year Operations), an integrated enforcement exercise in collaboration with the Royal Malaysian Police, Road Transport Department, Agensi Anti-Dadah Kebangsaan and Highway Enforcement agencies, which was held for 17 days from February 9 to 25.
A number of illegally parked buses in the state of Penang, Malaysia are causing residents headache as the vehicles are parked by the roadside of Relau residential area. Some 100 factory buses parked there are causing nearby residents difficulty in driving around the area as well as air and noise pollution.
Transport and logistic providers in Malaysia welcomed with open hands the decision by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore to revise toll charges for vehicles entering and leaving the republic via the Woodlands Checkpoint effective 1st February 2018.Toll charges for vehicles entering the Republic through Woodlands checkpoint will be removed, while all vehicles (except motorcycles) leaving Singapore via Woodlands will see reduced charges.
Now a fixed calendar item, South East Asia’s largest commercial vehicle exhibition is seeing a faster take-up of space compared to previous events.
Returning for the fourth time, South East Asia’s largest commercial vehicle exhibition is again organised by the team behind Asian Trucker. Hosted in its usual location, The Mines, the event has attracted a substantial number of exhibitors already. Said Stefan Pertz, Organiser of MCVE 2019 “We have received bookings for over 60 percent of the space already. Compared to the same time before our last exhibition, that is a tremendous uptake in the space. This is encouraging for all of us as this indicates that our formula for the exhibition is right.”
A Bumiputera logistics company, GETS Global Berhad is committed to developing the electric public bus system in Putrajaya which is expected to commence operations in the second quarter of the year, Utusan Malaysia reported.
The bus will also reduce pollution due to the release of vehicle carbon, noise and congestion which is currently among the major problems in Putrajaya, in line with the rapid development of the city.