FUSO Adds New Truck Variant “Canter EX” with Greater Cargo Space for the Japanese Market
||Based on the FUSO Canter truck, the Canter EX offers greater cargo space
||More transport efficiency, lower total cost of ownership
||Canter EX opens up a new truck category in Japan to fill versatile customer needs
Kawasaki, Japan – Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, today announced it has developed a new Canter-based truck with greater cargo space reaching the lower end of average medium-duty truck. The new vehicle, “Canter EX,” is available at Mitsubishi Fuso dealerships across Japan from December 1.
With greater cargo space, the new “Canter EX” is designed to deliver more transport efficiency and to support customers’ overall business efficiency through its class-topping fuel efficiency, thus offering lower total cost of ownership.
Mr. Marc Llistosella, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Customer Services Trucks Asia & DICV, said: “This is another good example of MFTBC’s efforts to serve different customers for versatile needs. The Canter has built a strong reputation worldwide through its class-topping fuel efficiency, drivability, maneuverability, and payload capacity. Now with the Canter EX in our lineup offering greater cargo space, we will be able to serve yet a wider range of customers.”
Mr. Akio Suehiro, MFTBC Senior Vice President of Mitsubishi Fuso Sales Japan, said: “The new Canter EX has opened up a new category without compromising on the performance expected out from the Canter. We are excited to be able to offer our customers a wider product range to suit diverse cargo requirements.”
New Canter EX light-medium-duty truck for Japan
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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 2013, the company sold a total of about 172,400 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.