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Mitsubishi Fuso Acquires Equity Positions in Two Leading Indonesia Truck Companies

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), an integral part of Daimler Trucks, today announced that it has acquired equity positions in P.T. Krama Yudha Tiga Berlian Motors (KTB) and P.T. Mitsubishi Krama Yudha Motors and Manufacturing (MKM), two leading Indonesia truck and automotive companies. The transaction underlines MFTBC’s commitment to Indonesia, which is the company’s largest market after Japan. Mitsubishi Fuso is the number-one commercial vehicle brand in Indonesia, with over 50 percent market share. Over the past five years, MFTBC has sold over 175,000 units in Indonesia.
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DaimlerChrysler Australia/Pacific and Mitsubishi Fuso Join Forces for Further Expansion in Australia

DaimlerChrysler Australia/Pacific (DCAuP) and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC) today announced closer cooperation in the Australia commercial vehicle market. DCAuP will assume full responsibility for wholesale distribution of Mitsubishi Fuso trucks and buses in Australia in the future. The inclusion of Mitsubishi Fuso within DaimlerChryslers wholesale organization is intended to support the further growth of Mitsubishi Fuso – brand trucks and buses in Australia. The move, to be completed by years end, also will create significant efficiencies and foster greater coordination between DaimlerChryslers commercial vehicle brands sold in Australia.

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Mitsubishi Fuso Announces Start of New Initiative in North American Market

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC) today announced the official launch of a new initiative in the North American market. Last July, Mitsubishi Fuso announced a cooperative project with fellow DaimlerChrysler truck brand Sterling Trucks for Sterling to market a light-duty truck based on Fusos highly successful Canter product. Now, Sterling has unveiled the new product offering at the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) show in Atlanta. Called the Sterling 360, the Class 3-5 truck will be available at selected Sterling dealers across North America.

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Sterling Truck Corporation Unveils New Sterling 360 (Mitsubishi Canter)

Sterling CanterSterling Truck Corporation introduced its new low cab-over-engine (LCOE) truck — the Sterling 360— at The Work Truck Show 2006. The new vehicle offers a complete, value-added package, including expert customer support, easy financing and body upfitting options. It also provides easy entry and exit, a larger and more ergonomic step position, and a 73° door pivot. Plus, with more than 90 cu. ft. of cab volume and more floor and belly room, the Sterling 360 comfortably seats three and allows the driver to pass through the cab and exit curbside for added safety and convenience.

The Sterling 360 features a wheel cut angle for a tighter turning radius and large windshield and windows for front and side visibility. For easy upfitting, the truck’s shorter cab-to-body clearance of 4.5″ allows for longer bodies with more load-carrying capacity and a greater range of body mount positions for optimum weight distribution and reduced wind resistance. Additionally, with 300 lbs. less curb weight than comparable models, the vehicle carries more payload.

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