Zam­bia dealer for Volvo, UD

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VOLVO Group South­ern Africa, in part­ner­ship with Ti­ta­nium Mo­tors Lim­ited, to­day of­fi­cially opened a new dealer fa­cil­ity in Zam­bia’s cap­i­tal, Lusaka.

The deal­er­ship will of­fer com­plete sales, parts and ser­vice for Volvo Trucks and UD Trucks cus­tomers op­er­at­ing in the re­gion.

The $10 mil­lion in­vest­ment by Ti­ta­nium Mo­tors Lim­ited sig­nals the im­por­tance of Zam­bia as a re­gional trans­port hub, as well as un­der­scores the com­pany’s be­lief in the fu­ture suc­cess of Volvo Trucks and UD Trucks brands in the coun­try. “Zam­bia is a key African mar­ket for Volvo Group, as apart from its very cen­tral lo­ca­tion in south­ern Africa, it also has ex­cit­ing po­ten­tial as a de­vel­op­ing mar­ket with a grow­ing econ­omy and emerg­ing in­fra­struc­ture,” said Tor­b­jörn Chris­tens­son, pres­i­dent of Volvo Group South­ern Africa.

Manag­ing di­rec­tor of UD Trucks South­ern Africa Gert Swanepoel said that the com­pany is con­stantly look­ing to de­velop and strengthen its foot­print across the re­gion.

“Un­der­pin­ning this com­mit­ment is our ex­pand­ing prod­uct and ser­vice of­fer­ings, which are founded on our her­itage of qual­ity, en­gi­neer­ing and pro­gres­sive tech­nol­ogy to com­ple­ment our cus­tomers’ unique busi­ness re­quire­ments.

“We are ex­cited about the fu­ture of UD Trucks within Zam­bia, and the rest of the re­gion.”

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