FUSO Unveils New Canter: Enhanced Safety, Comfort, and Versatility

FUSO Upgrades Canter and eCanter Trucks for Enhanced Safety and Comfort FUSO, the Daimler Truck brand, unveils a major update for its popular Canter light-duty truck lineup. The new Canter models (6.0 t, 7.5 t, and 8.55 t variants) boast standard safety and comfort enhancements, including a redesigned interior. Meanwhile, the electric eCanter model receives various updates and expands its range of applications. Florian Schulz, Head of Sales, Marketing, and Customer Services at FUSO Europe, highlights the Canter’s enduring popularity and the significant improvements in safety and comfort for customers. Production for European markets starts in late summer 2024.

Safety and Comfort Innovations in the New FUSO Canter

The updated Canter features a revamped cabin inspired by the eCanter, equipped with modern amenities like a 6.95-inch touchscreen radio, DAB+ radio reception, and Apple CarPlayTM/Android Auto. A new digital LCD instrument panel and multifunction steering wheel enhance driver convenience. The Canter maintains its renowned noise insulation, excellent visibility, and user-friendly design. Additionally, the fuel tank is now made of durable plastic, and tools are stored in external boxes for easy access. Standard features include a fleet management interface.

The Canter’s safety systems undergo a comprehensive upgrade, with eight new or enhanced systems providing protection from all angles. Active Brake Assist 6 (ABA 6) can detect vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists, while Blind Spot Information System (BSIS) expands warning coverage. Front Protection Assist, Attention Assist, and Intelligent Speed Assistance enhance driver awareness and response. The new Canter also incorporates tire pressure sensors and an Emergency Stop signal to prevent accidents.

The eCanter Receives Upgrades and Expands Variants

In addition to safety enhancements, the electric eCanter now offers cruise control and sequential turn signals. With 46 variants and three battery configurations available on various wheelbases, the eCanter provides increased versatility for diverse applications. Future chassis configurations will accommodate crane and pallet truck superstructures, further expanding its utility.

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