Placing technology at the heart of smart trucking solutions, local truck distributor Angka-Tan Motor Sdn Bhd (ATM) - a subsidiary of Warisan TC Holdings and a member of Tan Chong Group - has recently launched and unveiled the all-new heavy-duty commercial prime mover - Foton Auman EST (Energy Super Truck) series - at a well-attended event for customers.
Manufactured by Beijing-based Foton Daimler Automotive Co. Ltd, the all-new Auman EST truck is part of the Foton Super Truck Series that are fully-equipped with advanced mobility technologies leading into the future.
The all-new Auman EST series were built by a combination of globally-renowned and best-in-class technologies from the United States (U.S), Germany and China. It is powered by U.S-based Cummins Inc.’s clean, efficient and dependable Cummins ISG 12-litre engine, Germany-based ZF’s latest innovative TraXon transmission and Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive’s application of European technology into its newly styled body.
The combination of these technologies make Auman EST fully capable in carrying out highly demanding operations while maintaining high standards in uptime, fuel efficiency and safety over long distances in the day-to-day routines of fleet and trucking operations.
Tan Keng Meng, Chief Executive Officer, Warisan TC Holdings Bhd said, “The Foton Auman EST is a technology-laden heavy-duty prime mover which we believe will deliver exceptional values and advantages to logistic and haulage companies in Malaysia. Today, technology has been consistently making its way into trucking solutions to make them intelligent, as the industry landscape continues to evolve and demand for smart transport solutions increases. This is what the Auman EST embodies with its intelligent technology, highly efficient fuel conservation, superb safety features and strong reliability.”
“With the addition of Auman EST in our product offering and our Group’s continuous support on strong aftermarket, I am confident that Angka-Tan Motor will have a much stronger market footing and be able to better serve our customers,” added Tan.
The Auman EST was manufactured in global digital paradigmatic factory with TOS+ (Truck Operating System) management system, advanced manufacturing capabilities and technologies. The truck has undergone rigorous testing regimes and on-road testing in various road condition, temperature and altitude took it to the limit so as to ensure its superior quality, durability and performance.
Dai Hongkai, General Manager, Foton Asia Pacific, Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd shared, “As one of the leading commercial vehicles manufacturer in China and globally, Foton continues to invest heavily in engineering research and development and embracing cutting-edge technology into our Auman EST trucks, as we are committed to creating and delivering intelligent and efficient trucks for today and the future.”
“This truck bears all the hallmark of Foton’s values and is poised to be the game-changer in our quest to becoming the Chinese brand that creates the global standards in trucking solutions. Foton is also very glad to partner with Angka-Tan Motor as our distributor in Malaysia, as we share the same vision for success and leading businesses into the future,” he added.