Category Archives: Nissan Diesel Trucks

Japanese Truckmakers 2007 domestic market shares

Market share in calendar year 2007

Maker Hino Mitsubishi Fuso Isuzu Nissan Diesel Total
Trucks 28,909 19,082 27,101 13,936 89,028
Market share 32.5% 21.4% 30.4% 15.7% 100.0%

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Highlights of Nissan Diesel’s Exhibits at the 40th Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan Diesel Quon

Nissan Diesel Motor Co., Ltd. will exhibit three heavy-duty trucks and an emission control system under the theme of “Innovation & Quality” at the 40th Tokyo Motor Show, which opens at Makuhari Messe (Nippon Convention Center) in Chiba prefecture on Friday, October 26.

This year’s theme of “Innovation & Quality” expresses the strong determination of the Nissan Diesel Group to maintain the close ties forged with customers since the company was founded and to provide technological innovations, solutions and top quality in working together with customers to open up new avenues to the future.

Nissan Diesel will provide a Spacerunner non-step heavy-duty transit bus for use in the commercial vehicle test-ride program to be held outdoors.

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Nissan Diesel Concludes Trademark Licensing Agreement with Germany’s VDA for Worldwide Use of AdBlue

Nissan Diesel Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it has concluded a trademark licensing agreement with the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) for worldwide use of the AdBlue registered trademark. AdBlue is the brand name of a solution of high purity urea that must be used in urea selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems, a technology for reducing exhaust emissions of diesel engines. This agreement allows Nissan Diesel to use the AdBlue trademark in every country around the world. It completes the conditions for full-fledged sales of the urea solution in overseas markets for use in the company’s Quon heavy-duty truck series and other models equipped with a urea SCR system.

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Nissan Diesel to complete purchase distributor of UD-brand trucks in Australia

Nissan Diesel Motor took over 100% share of UD Trucks Oceania Pty Ltd. (UDTO, located in Sydney) from Marubeni Corp. for the purpose of establishment of direct manageable operation-base in Australia, and made it to the wholly owned subsidiary.

Nissan Diesel intends to strengthen the presence of UD-brand trucks in the Australian market by this integration, where the truck demand is significantly growing in recent years, and aims at offering new products effectually in time, and to enhance of the sales activities.

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