KUALA LUMPUR, China's Zhongtong Bus Holding Co., Ltd. and Malaysian automotive manufacturer, Terus Maju Services (TMS), signed an agreement to develop new energy buses for the ASEAN market.
The agreement sees the two companies jointly develop buses for Malaysia's domestic market and other ASEAN markets, including Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia, said TMS managing director, Loo Kok Seong.
He was impressed with the Chinese bus manufacturer, based in China's Shandong Province, during a visit, which quickly resulted in a second trip and initial testing of the products offered, Loo said.
We are committed to contributing towards alternative energy in the automotive industry, and the shift towards the development of green technologies, he said, adding, the company would introduce technology and accessories for Chinese-made electric buses.
Li Jiliu, a senior manager at Zhongtong, who is in charge of overseas marketing, said, his company will provide the most advanced technology and parts to TMS, contributing to the development of Malaysia's public transport system.
Speaking at the ceremony, Malaysian Transport Minister, Anthony Loke Siew Fook, said, he hoped the engineering technology transfer and technical support from China, helped to improve the quality, safety and reliability of this type of vehicle on Malaysian roads.
Loke praised China as one of the leaders in the applications of new energy, saying that, he hoped the cooperation will provide a boost for the Malaysian counterpart.� NNN-XINHUA
Source: NAM News Network