Mitsubishi Fuso Launches Enhanced Aero Ace MM Bus for Japan,
Incorporating Proven BlueTec® Emission Reduction System

August 18, 2011

•  “Short-Type” Version of the Renowned Aero Ace Intercity Bus
•  Compliant with JP09 Emission Regulations (Japan Post New Long-Term Emission Regulations)
•  Combination of Proven BlueTec® Emission Reduction System and Optimized 6M60 Engine: Achieving Higher Fuel Efficiency and Reduction in All NOx, PM, and CO2 Emissions
•  Available from August 18 at Japan Dealer Locations

Kawasaki - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, today launched its new Aero Ace MM large bus for the Japan market. Designed for sightseeing and inter-city transportation, the Aero Ace MM, first launched in January 2008, is the “Short-Type” version of the new Aero Ace bus which debuted in May 2007.

The well known Aero Ace MM now incorporates the newest emissions reduction system “BlueTec®”, comprising a combination of selective catalytic reduction (SCR) and a regeneration-control diesel particulate filter (DPF), a well-known and already proven technology for the company. In combination with the optimized 7.5-liter 6M60 engine, the vehicle meets the world’s most stringent JP09 emissions regulations (Japan Post New Long-Term Emission Regulations).

Key Features of New Aero Ace MM

•  Advanced green technology: BlueTec® emissions reduction system (combining SCR and regeneration-control DPF) in combination with optimized 6M60 engine
•  Higher fuel efficiency in addition to achieving reduction in nitrous oxide (NOx), particulate matter (PM), and CO2 emissions
•  Enlarged fuel tank for overall longer travel distance
•  Redesigned interior adding more foot area in first row

New Aero Ace MM large buses are available at all Mitsubishi Fuso Japan dealers and regional sales centers from August 18.

Aero Ace MM Large Bus


Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia's leading commercial vehicle manufacturers. In 2010, the company sold a total of about 140,700 vehicles including light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses. Daimler AG owns 89.29% of MFTBC shares and various Mitsubishi group companies own 10.71% of MFTBC shares. MFTBC is an integral part of the Daimler Trucks Division of Daimler AG.