Daimler’s Joint Venture Product Auman EST chosen “Chinese Truck of the Year 2017”

22 Nov 2016
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• Auman EST wins the first “Chinese Truck of the Year” award
• New model from Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA) extends portfolio of locally manufactured trucks for China
• Award further proves the successful implementation of Daimler Trucks’ global market presence and the consistent orientation on regional customer and market requirements

chinese-truckStuttgart / Guangzhou, China – On the eve of the 3rd Guangzhou International Commercial Vehicle Exhibition on November 17, the Auman EST won the trophy at the first “Chinese Truck of the Year” competition. The Auman EST is the latest heavy-duty truck model from Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA), which extends the portfolio of locally manufactured trucks. Hereby, Daimler Trucks once again strengthens its global market presence while consistently focusing on regional customer and market requirements.

“We are proud that the ‘Chinese Truck of the Year’ jury has recognized our efforts with this honor. The Auman EST embodies Daimler Trucks’ advanced technologies and our strong commitment to providing trucks adapted to the specific requirements of Chinese customers,” says Zhou Liang, President and CEO of BFDA. “This award highlights the success of our German-Sino cooperation between Daimler and Foton,” he adds.

The Auman EST is a product of Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA), a 50:50 joint venture between Daimler AG and Chinese manufacturer Foton Motor. Its target group is logistics customers looking for long-distance logistics solutions with on-time delivery, high efficiency and added value. The truck is equipped with intelligent drive features and adheres to high quality standards. It accumulated over 10 million km test mileage over four years, including R&D and testing in Europe.

The “Chinese Truck of the Year” jury is formed of professionals from the commercial vehicle media, customer representatives, and members of the “International Truck of the Year” jury, which is renowned in the commercial vehicle industry. According to the jury’s rules, the evaluation criteria cover the fields of innovation, efficiency, emissions, safety, drivability, and comfort.

About Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA)

Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. is a 50:50 joint venture between Daimler AG and Chinese manufacturer Foton Motor, founded in 2012. BFDA is an important pillar for the global product and production strategy of Daimler Trucks.

About Daimler

We are one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach. We provide financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance and innovative mobility services. For more information, please visit daimler.com

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