Fuso a business of Simba Corp Motors offers you the complete range of commercial vehicles from Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation. We don't just sell trucks at Simba Corp - we offer you the complete motoring package including top-tier maintenance, parts, and service for all Fuso models, supplemented by world-class customer care.
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is an integral part of Daimler Truck AG, the commercial vehicles business of the Daimler Group. From its headquarters based in Kawasaki, Japan, MFTBC manufactures trucks, buses, and industrial engines for over 170 markets around the world, offering products ranging from the iconic light-duty Canter truck to the heavy-duty Super Great. In recent years, MFTBC has served as a development center for electric and autonomous drive technologies within the larger Daimler Truck network. MFTBC also operates under the umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia, together with its partner organization Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV). This strategic unit allows the entities to collaborate on areas such as product development, parts sourcing and production to provide the best value to customers.
FUSO exists in 165 markets across the world i.e. Europe, Asia, Middle East, Latin America, Oceania, North America and Africa.
In Kenya, Simba Corp acquired the franchise to sell the full range of Fuso trucks in 2001.
In 2003, the Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) was established. DaimlerChrysler, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation and other Mitsubishi companies acquired 43–, 42– and 15–percent shares, respectively, in MFTBC.
In 2005, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation transferred its MFTBC shares to DaimlerChrysler. DaimlerChrylser and the Mitsubishi companies hold shares of 89 and 11 percent, respectively.
In 2006, MFTBC moved its headquarters from Tokyo to Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa; the following year, DaimlerChrysler sold its majority stake in Chrysler Corporation to Cerberus Capital Management. The corporation was renamed Daimler AG, and the DaimlerChrysler Truck Group was renamed Daimler Trucks; MFTBC is part of the Daimler Trucks Division of Daimler AG.
FUSO Trucks and Buses are locally assembled in Mombasa, Kenya at the Associated Vehicle Assemblers (AVA) plant at Miritini. The plant is a wholly owned subsidiary of Simbacorp Limited.