Ford Trucks, one of the largest international heavy truck manufacturers in the world, recently announced that it has selected F Trucks as the official dealer for Ford Trucks Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Czech Republic. F Trucks is a joint venture company of Auto In and Kar Group.
The company will provide sales, after sales and spare parts to Ford Trucks customers in Prague. Ford Trucks will also continue to expand its network through F Trucks's 5 additional locations in Czech Republic by 2018 Auto In has been representing world leading automotive brands for more than 15 years and is one of the largest Ford dealers in Czech Republic. Kar Group runs a wide range of businesses including, logistics, parts distribution and Trucks&Bus services.
This new partnership was announced and celebrated during a press event at the Corinthia Hotel Prague. The event was attended by Milos Pavlicek and Tomas Vratny the founders of Auto In and Kar Group, Vice President of Ford Trucks, Serhan Turfan, Director of International Markets at Ford Trucks, Emrah Duman, executives from Ford Trucks, Auto In and Kar Group and other prominent guests.
Director of International Markets at Ford Trucks, Emrah Duman, said: “Since our 1st contact with two professional business groups, we understood that both sides share the same vision in business and will be good partners to each other in the future. We are very pleased to partner with F Trucks to launch our range of heavy commercial vehicles for the first time in Czech Republic. They are now expanding their successful Ford business with Ford Trucks distributorship, to serve our customers with a wide range of products from passenger cars to heavy commercial vehicles. With our new partner, F Trucks, we are committed to provide the highest levels of customer service and competitive aftersales solutions through dedicated facilities for sales, service and parts. I believe F Trucks will represent our brand in the best possible way in Czech Republic.”
E6 Ecotorq Engine, the source of power, technology and efficiency in Ford Trucks:
Improvement in fuel economy; higher performance with up to 480 PS power
The new Ford Trucks series offers a range of power options from 330 to 480 PS with E6 emissions. The latest Ecotorq engines deliver better fuel economy than previous versions and are the most competitive in the segment, according to tests conducted by independent bodies — while increasing both the torque and power for performance in all conditions.
The new Ford Trucks models have improved power but also braking force, with a braking system that is seven times stronger than in the previous generation. The retarder option and engine brake provide 600kW and 400kW of braking force respectively, for a total braking output of 1.000kW. With these new features, the new generation of Ford trucks provide greater reliability and safety.
All vehicles are also offered with 10mm, 500-megapascal chassis frames that further improve the durabilityof the vehicle.
The new Ford Trucks models also yield savings after purchase. Maintenance costs have been reduced, while service periods have been extended to reduce the scheduled downtime and provide a further competitive advantage for Ford customers in the logistics and construction sectors. The service periods extended to 120.000 km, offered for the Tractor and Construction series will allow the customers to have the most competitive maintenance advantage in the logistics and construction sectors.
About Ford Trucks
Ford Trucks is one of the largest international heavy truck manufacturers in the world. We produce a range of vehicles including tractors, construction trucks and distribution trucks weighing over 16 tons.
Ford commercial vehicles’ proven track record of quality, durability and efficiency underpins Ford Trucks’ international product strategy. At Ford Trucks, we combine more than half a century of design and production experience with expertise in market-specific product development, to engineer the main components of our vehicles, including the all-new engines.
We currently operate across Eastern and Central Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Russia and the CIS, and continue to grow our international network in 3 continents. Hundreds of thousands of trucks all around the world set out each and every day with the confidence that Ford provides. For more information about Ford Trucks and its products worldwide, please visitwww.fordtrucks.com.tr.