Janghyun Son and Hsu
Chin-lung, truck drivers from Korea and Taiwan were announced as the top-most
fuel-efficient drivers of the Asia Pacific region in off-road and on-road
category respectively in the Asia Pacific Fuelwatch Challenge which now runs
into its tenth year.
After a series of national
competitions across the region, fourteen top contenders met for a decisive race
at the Falkenberg Racetrack in Sweden, the home country of Volvo Trucks.
Janghyun Son drives a truck
and owner of Moa ICT transporting aggregate, construction waste in Korea. Hsu Chin-lung is a professional driver at a
big Transport company of Petrol Chemistry, Industry indicators in Taiwan.
Indian driver Anil Reddy, who
was national champion for the Fuel watch challenge held at regional level in
India, stood with marginal difference from the winner as first runner-up of the
Asia Pacific Fuelwatch Challenge in off-road category. He drives mining truck
at SV Engineering Construction in India.
Initiated by Volvo Trucks,
global leader in sustainable transport solutions, the Fuelwatch Challenge is a
competition in fuel efficiency and driver productivity that has become a
mainstay event of the industry. It brings together technology and care, with
the best trucks and the best drivers, to highlight the massive impact of fuel
economy on operating costs and sustainability for the transport industry.
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