Japanese, local firms to develop freezer trucks

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 18:19

A refrigerated Isuzu truck. — Photo courtesy of Anh Dao

Automobile manufacturer Isuzu Viet Nam (IVC) has inked a strategic partnership agreement with a local truck-body producer, Quyen Auto, to produce refrigerated trucks as part of Isuzu’s special-use vehicles segment.

Quyen Auto will supply refrigerators and freezer units for thel Isuzu trucks, including the light duty Q-Series, medium duty N-Series, and middle-size and heavy F-series.

General director of Isuzu Viet Nam Hidekazu Noto said the agreement would provide the best quality refrigerated and freezer trucks to meet the demand in Viet Nam.

He said IVC would expand its Isuzu Viet Nam Care car centre (IAC), mobile service, spare part and accessories centres and improve after-sales services.

IVC has developed 18 agents and showrooms including 3S designs (sales-service-spare parts) in Nghe An, Ha Noi, Dak Lak, Khanh Hoa, Quang Tri and Da Nang.

According to the Viet Nam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, the truck segment had rapidly increased from 100,000 to 250,000 trucks in the past three years, and that figure was forecast to rise from 25 to 30 per cent. — VNS

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