UD Trucks introduced the AMT (Automated Manual Transmission) “ESCOT” in 1995. The ESCOT has kept on evolving for more than 20 years to meet the demands of the changing times. Today, around 80% of Quon cargo trucks sold in Japan have ESCOT-Ⅴ which proves its smart fuel efficiency and drivability.
Guests from about 130 companies were invited to Okayama International Circuit to experience the ESCOT-Ⅴ. This film is about 12 customers’ opinion on ESCOT-Ⅴ which provides smart fuel efficiency and drivability.
ESCOT stands for Easy & Safe Controlled Transmission and just as its name implies, ESCOT was born to "provide safe drive support by reducing fatigue through easy control". The 20 years that have passed since it was introduced in 1995 have seen innovative progress that has made a significant contribution to improvement in fuel consumption as well as the pursuit of thorough control functions and safety functions.
Why do people say that ESCOT-Ⅴ is different from torque converter type AT (Automatic transmission) in passenger vehicles and AMT (Automatic manual transmission) in other vehicles?
Why doe people say that ESCOT-Ⅴ is not just an easy drive system but an advance safety system?
Why do people say that ESCOT-Ⅴ has better fuel consumption than a manual transmission?
Why do people say that ESCOT-Ⅴ can maximize limited truck power?
ESCOT-Ⅴ enables anyone to achieve fuel-efficient driving.
Watch the video that shares user feedback extolling ESCOT-Ⅴ’s virtues and the responses of UD Trucks experts on its technology.