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Mitsubishi Fuso wins

“Asia Legal Business Japan Law Awards 2018”

June 20, 2018

  • MFTBC’s Legal Dept. wins “Asia Legal Business Japan Law Award 2018” in the Japan Manufacturing and Retail In-house Legal Team category

Kawasaki, Japan   MFTBC   Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, a leading commercial vehicle manufacturer under Daimler Trucks, was announced as the winner of the Asia Legal Business Japan Law Award 2018 in the category, Japan Manufacturing and Retail In-house Legal Team, at a ceremony held in Tokyo on June 13th.

The award recognized the achievements of MFTBC’s Legal Dept. in the launch of the all-electric “eCanter” light-duty truck and MFTBC’s all-electric brand E-FUSO, which was a multi-faceted effort involving issues related to law, R&D, production, sales, customer service and other competencies. The award specifically recognized the MFTBC Legal Dept.’s cross-functional efforts to realize a global launch for the all-electric vehicle, including handling legal matters for various jurisdictions worldwide in a complete and accurate way.

The Legal Dept. has been supporting MFTBC’s business operations in over 170 markets as legal experts, and will continue to work together as a strong team in order to support MFTBC’s diverse businesses.

The award was organized in various markets by the international legal magazine “Asia Legal Business”. It recognizes the achievements of law firms and corporate legal departments that further develop and enhance the legal field in Asia, and 2018 marks its 14th year.

Media Contact
Florian Laudan, Head of Communications, Daimler Trucks Asia
Phone: +81 44 330-7970 E-mail: florian.laudan@daimler.com

Humza Ahmad, Manager, International and Domestic PR, Corporate Communications, MFTBC
Phone: +81 44 330-7857 E-mail: humza.ahmad@daimler.com

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.

E-FUSO at a Glance
E-FUSO is the all-electric product brand of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC). With vast experience in the development of alternative drivetrains, MFTBC is committed to release all-electric versions of its entire product portfolio including light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and buses. In 2017, Mitsubishi Fuso became the first global OEM to launch an all-electric, series-produced light-duty truck: the eCanter.

MFTBC at a Glance
Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia's leading commercial vehicle manufacturers. In 2016, the company sold a total of 130,000 vehicles including 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.

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