Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks

Mitsubishi Fuso W21 – Throwback Thursday

This week’s Throwback Thursday truck is the 1961 Mitsubishi Fuso W21 Tractor. Cool vintage truck.

 

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Fuso and the Future of Trucking: Electric Fuso Canter Trucks

Electric Fuso Canter Trucks Complete Year-Long Trial
Zero emissions, one hundred percent electric: FUSO Canter E-CELL customer trials completed successfully

Vehicles proved adequate for everyday use • Marc Llistosella, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC): “The FUSO Canter E-CELL project is a great example of innovation and collaboration between the Portuguese government, its agencies, FUSO and Daimler Trucks.”
Tramagal plant important production site for MFTBC in Europe and integrated into Daimler Trucks’ global production Network

Stuttgart/Lisbon – One year after the hand-over of FUSO Canter E-CELL trucks to selected customers, the trials for the battery-electric-powered “Zero Emission” vehicle were officially completed in Portugal. At an event held in Lisbon, Paulo Portas, Deputy Prime Minister of Portugal, representatives of government authorities, customers as well as the management of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck Europe and Daimler Trucks drew a positive conclusion from the real-life performance of the trucks.

“The FUSO Canter E-CELL project is a great example of innovation and collaboration between the Portuguese government, its agencies, FUSO and Daimler Trucks”, said Marc Llistosella, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Head of Daimler Trucks Asia.

The Portuguese government co-funded the research project through IAPMEI, the Public Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation.

“The vehicle underlines our commitment to thinking ahead and developing sustainable and reliable transportation solutions to the benefit of our customers and society as a whole. The results of the trials prove that we are on the right track. The customers in the test trial experienced the Canter E-CELL as an efficient and reliable concept fully meeting the demands of urban delivery transport”, Llistosella added.

MFTBC is the centre of competence for hybrid technology within Daimler Trucks. Based on this experience, the Daimler subsidiary […]

By |July 6th, 2015|Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks, Press Releases, Truck Sales|Comments Off on Fuso and the Future of Trucking: Electric Fuso Canter Trucks

Mitsubishi Fuso Announces New CEO for North America

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Replaces CEO

Logan Township, NJ — Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) will soon make a leadership change. Mr. Marc Llistosella, Head of Daimler Trucks Asia, as well as President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC), the parent company of MFTA, has announced that Ms. Jecka Glasman will succeed Mr. Todd Bloom as MFTA’s President & CEO, effective July 1, 2015.

In making the announcement, Llistosella noted, “The skill and experience Todd Bloom has gained in the last five years at the helm of MFTA will be used on a number of international assignments for MFTBC. At the same time, MFTA will benefit from the strong, process-focused and fresh, objective viewpoint brought to its leadership by Jecka Glasman. Together, we will continue to work to build the North American market and establish the FUSO brand as a major player in the medium-duty truck segment.”

According to Ms. Glasman, “I’m very excited by this opportunity and looking forward to growing the FUSO business in the US and Canada. Further, I would like to thank Todd Bloom for his leadership and commitment in driving the company forward.”

Glasman joined MFTBC in November 2014 and has served as MFTA’s Business Development Director, where, in addition to her normal duties, she has been able to work alongside Todd Bloom to help ensure a smooth transition in leadership and continuity of a strategic approach to the market. Prior to joining FUSO, Glasman served as Senior Vice President for Comverse Inc., a leader in the telecommunications industry. During her twelve-year tenure there, she managed large-scale global operations, and held various management positions in sales, customer service, and business operations.

For his part, Bloom echoed Glasman’s sentiments. […]

By |July 2nd, 2015|Commercial Trucking Industry, Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks, Press Releases|Comments Off on Mitsubishi Fuso Announces New CEO for North America

Mitsubishi Fuso Commercial Trucks – Throwback Thursday

Mitsubishi Fuso T95AD Canter Is This Week’s Throwback Thursday Truck
This is a 1970 Fuso T95AD Canter light-duty truck which was one of three meticulously fully restored historic trucks by Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) to their original and drivable condition.

Facts about the T95AD:

Second generation Canter
Produced 1968-1975
One of T90 series, with a cargo bed built for a dump body
Following the T90 series launch, Fuso’s market share in this segment doubled
The total production of Canter recorded 100,000 units in May 1, 1972

 

By |June 18th, 2015|Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks, Throwback Thursday|Comments Off on Mitsubishi Fuso Commercial Trucks – Throwback Thursday

Mitsubishi Fuso FE160 Crew Cab & Chassis – Feature Friday

The Fuso FE160 Crew Cab is the Featured Truck of the week
New in stock is the 2016 Mitsubishi Fuso FE160 Crew Cab & Chassis. Powered by an Isuzu 4P10T5 DOHC 4 cylinder water cooled turbocharged diesel engine. In stock ready for your up fit. Call us today for more information.

By |June 5th, 2015|Bentley News & Events, Feature Friday, Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks, Truck Sales|Comments Off on Mitsubishi Fuso FE160 Crew Cab & Chassis – Feature Friday

Mitsubishi Truck and Bus Names President, CEO

Marc Llistosella new CEO of Mitsubishi Truck and Bus.

Marc Llistosella has succeeded Albert Kirchmann as president and CEO of Mitsubishi Truck and Bus Corporation, the Japanese parent of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America. Llistosella will also function as the head of Daimler Trucks Asia.

“We look forward to the fresh, dynamic leadership from Marc Llistosella,” said Todd Bloom, president and CEO of MFTA. “He has already shown a keen insight into the specific challenges and opportunities of the North American medium-duty truck market, and has promised to continue providing the resources and strategic dedication required for us to grow our market share.”

Llistosella was previously responsible for the market entry of Daimler Trucks in India. In that role, he lead the setup of a greenfield organization, the construction of a production plant and the development of the new brand BharatBenz. Kirchmann will remain with the company as the Chairman of DTA and MFTBC to further consult, support and represent Daimler in Japan.

Llistosella joined MFTBC as a senior vice president of sales, marketing and customer care for the entire MFTBC product portfolio. He joined Daimler in 1994 and held several management positions in sales and strategy for the company.

“I am taking over a financially healthy company with five years of continuous worldwide sales growth,” said Llistosella. “We will all focus on continuing that upward trend while expanding our product portfolio.”

Daimler AG owns nearly 90 percent of MFTBC, while various Mitsubishi units own just over 10 percent.

This article was found on worktruckonline.com.

By |April 24th, 2015|Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks, Press Releases|Comments Off on Mitsubishi Truck and Bus Names President, CEO

Mini Cab Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks – Throwback Thursday

We spotted a cool Mini cab Mitsubishi Fuso Dry Box Truck
While driving down the road the other day, we spotted this really cool Mini cab Mitsubishi Fuso Dry Box Truck. We had never seen one before so we Googled it and found others. We found several built in the 1980’s and 90’s with different applications, but most were either dry vans or flatbeds.

 
Here’s a couple pictures of a Fuso Mini cab dry van and a Fuso mini cab flatbed.

 

By |March 19th, 2015|Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks, Throwback Thursday|Comments Off on Mini Cab Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks – Throwback Thursday

Fuso Commercial trucks at the NTEA Work Truck Show

By |March 18th, 2015|Commercial Trucking Industry, Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks, Press Releases|Comments Off on Fuso Commercial trucks at the NTEA Work Truck Show

Mitsubishi Fuso Canter Flatbed Truck – Throwback Thursday

This week’s Throwback Thursday truck is the 1976 Mitsubishi Fuso Canter Flatbed Truck
They worked great then and they still work great now. Awesome work trucks. The Mitsubishi Fuso Canter line of trucks are reliable and economical.

By |February 26th, 2015|Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks, Throwback Thursday|Comments Off on Mitsubishi Fuso Canter Flatbed Truck – Throwback Thursday

Mitsubishi Fuso FK Truck – Throwback Thursday

This week’s Throwback Thursday truck is the 1993 Mitsubishi Fuso FM Truck

We found this cool photo of early 90’s Fuso FM. Can you believe it’s been more than 20 years?

By |February 12th, 2015|Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks, Throwback Thursday|Comments Off on Mitsubishi Fuso FK Truck – Throwback Thursday