In Japan, ancient traditions live side by side with the very latest technology, fashion and trends. A mixture of old and new also characterizes the area of Kawagoe, 30 kilometers from the center of Tokyo. In this city, traditional trading houses, known
as Kura-zukuri, mingle with modern buildings. Today, Kawagoe, with its long ancestry and whose wealth was built up through extensive trade with Tokyo, is a suburb of Japan's bustling capital city.
In one of the world's leading economies, functioning transportation is a requirement for growth.UD Trucks has trucks for all types of assignments and is Japan's fourth largest manufacturer of
heavy and medium-duty trucks. The majority of the trucks are sold through the company's own dealers. UD Trucks has an extensive dealer and service network in Japan, South Africa and the US.
"All our vehicles, engines and chassis are manufactured under the highest quality assurance standards. And we have a strict inspection that is performed before they are shipped", says Takamitsu Sakamaki, General Manager in the Manufacturing Quality Assurance Department.