The season of giving will soon be upon us. This Ramadan, the Asian Trucker Drivers’ Club will be visiting the Rumah Bakti Cahaya Hati, an orphanage in Rawang, Selangor.
On May 27, members of the club will bring a variety of potluck dishes to treat some 50 residents of the orphanage for the breaking of fast. The orphanage houses over 30 children between the ages of three months and 17 years old.
The highly anticipated show, the Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS), will take place from 24 – 26 May 2018 at the Chengdu Century City New International Exhibition & Convention Center. It is expected to house around 580 exhibitors across 45,000 sqm of exhibition space this year, and will welcome over 20,000 visitors across three days.
Last year saw China’s vehicle sales surpass a mammoth 28 million. At the same time, rapid economic growth in the Sichuan region in recent years has bolstered the industry’s desire to enhance its competitiveness with advanced technologies. In fact, the area has seen a boom in the number of new energy vehicles and modernised after-sales companies of late, with the local government continuing to support such endeavours. This is becoming increasingly evident at one of the leading trade platforms – CAPAS, for the automotive industry in Southwest China.
Proud of his successes in the country, Mueller called for a last press conference on 27th April to announce his retirement to the assembled media representatives. "It is a good feeling to be retiring, however, it is also a sad moment for me," he said during the gathering.
Now 62 years old, Mueller came on board MAN Malaysia in September 2013. Prior to that, he has held various positions in MAN including Senior Vice President of Sales Management, Senior Vice President of International Key Accounts and CEO for MAN France.
Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research(MIROS) together with 3M Malaysia, a global science company with a rich history of road safety innovation recently launched the ‘3M Road Safety Award for Southeast Asia’. The award, which is open to individuals, government and non-government organisations intends to encourage and recognise road safety initiatives that are impactful, innovative, sustainable and replicable in Southeast Asia.
Microsleep is a common experience many have encountered on a monotonous long distance drive. Petronas DaganganBerhad (PDB), together with Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad and Road Safety Department Malaysia (JKJR) have joint forces to educate the public on the danger of microsleeping through a campaign called ‘Stay Alert, Stay Hydrated’.