110 FM10 trucks order taken in Malaysia

110 FM10 TRUCKS ORDER TAKEN IN MALAYSIA Federal Auto Industries, the Volvo Truck importer in Malaysia has received an order for 110 FM10 6X2 tractor units from Kontena National. Kontena National is the premier container transport company in Malaysia and operates some 400 Volvo trucks, which represents 70 percent of their fleet. The agreement covers a phased delivery of 110 units during the later part of 1999 and a six year Contract Maintenance agreement with the Volvo dealer network throughout Malaysia. An option for another 80 units to be taken up during the early part of year 2000 is also included in the agreement. The CKD units will be assembled in the Swedish Motor Assembly factory in Sha Alam Malaysia. Some components will be supplied locally. "Kontena National is a high profile, well managed company and this prestigous order confirms Kontena National's confidence in the Volvo FM truck, which represents leading edge -technology and productivity, ensuring maximum customer competiveness. This is a fantastic kick-off for the new FM truck, which is due to be introduced to the Malaysian market" said Mr Norman McIlwraith, Managing Director of Volvo East Asia - Trucks. August 20, 1999 For more information, please contact: Tommy Kohle, Tel: +46-31-66 65 17, mobile +46-706-76 65 17 e-mail:vtc1.kohle@memo.volvo.se ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/08/20/19990820BIT00390/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/08/20/19990820BIT00390/bit0002.pdf

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