Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation

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Fuso Establishes State-of-the-Art “Green” Maintenance Shop

August 3, 2012
•  New Yame Maintenance Shop to be Located in Chikugo City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Bringing Operations Closer to Southern Part of Overall Region
•  Incorporating Green Solutions and Systems: LED Lighting, Solar-Powered Generation, New Energy Management, and Drainage Water Recirculation
•  Construction Start in August 2012, Operations Start in March 2013: 8 Maintenance Stalls, Site Area of 13,000 Square Meters.
•  Fuso Commitment to FUSO 2015 “Customer Number One in Japan” and “Leader in Green Innovation”
Kawasaki - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, today announced its plans to establish a new service factory in Chikugo City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. The milestone represents Fuso’s ongoing efforts of becoming “Customer Number One in Japan,” under the company’s 5-pillar growth strategy “FUSO 2015.” Through “Customer Number One in Japan,” the company strives to significantly enhance customer satisfaction, not only through high quality products, but also from trust-based sales and dependable service. The new maintenance shop will enable Fuso to deliver quality servicing and maintenance operations faster and more efficiently in the overall southern part of Fukuoka.
Yame maintenance shop is positioned as the company’s state-of-the-art “green” model factory incorporating the latest, environmentally friendly solutions, such as LED lightings, solar-powered generation systems, new energy management system, and drainage water recirculation system, and represents the company’s overall efforts in reducing CO2 emissions.
“We believe this new shop will be highly appreciated by our customers in the region,” said Mr. Akio Suehiro, Senior Vice President and Head of Mitsubishi Fuso Sales Japan. “By bringing our operations closer, we aim to further support our customers with our high quality services and dedicated customer aftercare.”
Yame maintenance shop is planned to operate eight maintenance stalls within an overall site area of approximately 13,000 square meters. Construction will start soon in August 2012 and will start its operations in March 13, 2013, under the company’s Sales Center Kyushu Fuso, Kurume-Tosu-Amagi Branch.
Image of Yame Maintenance Shop
Image of Yame Maintenance Shop
FUSO 2015 “Customer Number One in Japan” and “Leader in Green Innovation”
With its 5-pillar growth strategy FUSO 2015, MFTBC has embarked on a clear company initiative aimed at increasing operational excellence in all aspects. It is based on 5 strategic pillars, including ‘Leader in Green Innovation,’ ‘Profitable Global Player,’ ‘Efficiency Leader,’ ‘Customer Number One in Japan,’ and ‘Employer Number One.’
Under “Customer Number One in Japan,” the company aims to significantly enhance customer satisfaction through further focus on product satisfaction, trust-based sales and dependable service, on the foundation of its industry leading fuel-efficient products.
At the same time, with its pillar “Leader in Green Innovation,” the company focuses on advances in Green Products, Green Factory and Infrastructure and Green Supply Chain to achieve an aggregate CO2 reduction of 7.5% by 2015.
FUSO 2015 is a holistic improvement program, encompassing all parts of the business. It addresses major drivers to grow the business in all aspects, building on the cost and efficiency gains of its realignment program.

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Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia's leading commercial vehicle manufacturers. In 2011, the company sold a total of about 147,700 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.