UD Trucks Corporation, together with VPL Limited, the authorized distributor of UD Trucks in Pakistan, launched the all-new UD Quester heavy-duty truck range in Pakistan.
The UD Quester range was launched on the 29th of June at Expo Center, Karachi. The ceremony was attended by officials of the Japanese embassy, Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority and National Highway Authority.
Quester is the first in a new generation of UD Trucks specifically developed for the world of heavy-duty transportation outside of Japan. It benefits from Japanese quality heritage and global resources of the Volvo Group of which UD Trucks is a part. Quester provides a complete solution for long haulage, distribution, construction and mining segments. This is backed up by a wide range of configuration with easy body mounting offering a tailored, purpose-built solution for all type of applications. Quester is the optimum transport solution for businesses that want to grow.
Quester is UD Trucks’s most cost-efficient truck ever. It’s wide driveline options, the ability to optimize the powertrain with respect to power output, transmissions and rear axle ratios, minimized aerodynamic drag that decreases the wind resistance, long oil change intervals and fuel coaching system help in cutting fuel costs and maximizing uptime, resulting in quick and dependable payback.
Quester has a wide range of different product types such as 4X2T, 6X2T, 6X4T for long haul, 6X4R long chassis for regional distribution, 6X4 and 8X4 tippers for heavy-duty construction and mining applications.
Quester features and specifications comply 100% to OGRA and NHA safety regulations. Quester is available with factory fitted ADR package as an option. The ADR package includes a battery safety switch and insulated terminal and lamps.
Speaking on the occasion, UD Trucks Mena region President Mourad Hedna said:
“We are very excited about the arrival of the Quester range in Pakistan. With the new Quester, we have now built on our tradition of reliability and durability, to launch our new customer promise, ‘going the extra mile’. I am confident that Quester will be a big game-changer for UD Trucks and VPL, our partner in Pakistan. More than 400 full-time experts from around the world, with extensive knowledge and experience, have been involved in designing, developing and validating Quester. The team has spent over a million engineering hours and 65,000 tests hours to build the ultimate trucking machine.”
Commenting on the UD Quester launch, Waqar Asghar, CEO of VPL said:
“We are confident that UD Quester addresses the top concerns every fleet owner has, namely fuel consumption, durability, productivity, maintenance and safety in a smart and modern fashion. Customers will benefit from every extra mile that they get from Quester.”
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