Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation

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Fuso Introduces 2012 Model Aero Midi Route Bus
Incorporating Latest Safety Technologies

September 6, 2012
•  First in Class: Adoption of Brake Override System as Standard
•  Fuso Commitment to FUSO 2015 “Customer Number One in Japan” through Product Satisfaction, Trust-Based Sales and Dependable Service
•  Compliant to Upcoming Latest Safety Regulations*
•  Available from September 6 at Japan Dealer Locations
Kawasaki - Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, today announced it will launch its new 2012 model Aero Midi medium route bus for Japan. Compliant to the latest safety regulations*, the enhanced, clean and efficient bus is available at Mitsubishi Fuso dealerships and regional sales centers across Japan from September 6.
The new Aero Midi route bus complies with the latest safety regulations* effective since July 2012 and incorporates the newly developed brake override system (BOS) as standard, in which brake function overrides vehicle acceleration when brake and accelerator pedals are pressed at the same time.
*Regulation based on the Economic Commission for Europe Safety Regulation
Main Characteristics of the 2012 Model New Aero Midi Medium Route Bus
•  Compliant to Passenger Protection Regulation of Economic Commission for Europe (ECE Regulation) effective July 2012
•  Brake override system equipped as standard: First in class, preventing unintended operation
•  Driver’s seat equipped with multi-sensing three-point seatbelt with emergency locking retractor
2012 Model Aero Midi Medium Route Bus
2012 Model Aero Midi Medium Route Bus
FUSO 2015 “Customer Number One in Japan”
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.
The 5 pillars under FUSO 2015, the company’s holistic improvement program aimed to increase operational excellence in all aspects, are: ‘Leader in Green Innovation,’ ‘Profitable Global Player,’ ‘Efficiency Leader,’ ‘Customer Number One in Japan,’ and ‘Employer Number One.’ Through FUSO 2015, the company aims for significant increase in global sales, including an overall target to double international sales volume to over 200,000 units annually.

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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.